2019 Incidents
Month EMS Fire Total
Jan 144 71 209
Feb 129 74 201
Mar 133 52 185

Annual Call Stats
Year EMS Fire Total
2005 1621
2006 1619
2007 1700
2008 1989
2009 1688
2010 1659
2011 1768
2012 1238 592 1830
2013 1231 623 1854
2014 1359 697 2056
2015 1317 629 1946
2016 1427 636 2063
2017 1518 623 2141
2018 1715 678 2390

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Welcome to the Prospect Heights Fire District 

Currently hiring for entry level firefighters and part time paramedic firefighters, see employment tab! 


Welcome Trustee Joe Vertone

D/C Timothy Jones, May 22

With the passing of long term serving trustees Kotlarz and Twomey, the District looked to fill vacant trustee positions. Appointed by Wheeling Township, Trustee Vertone was willing to volunteer his time and serve as a trustee. Thank you Joe for stepping up and welcome to our team.
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Lt. Plonski demonstrating the re-deployment of an already used throw bag.
Lt. Plonski demonstrating the re-deployment of an already used throw bag.

Water Operations Training

B/C Cossman Gold Shift, May 20

Big thanks to the Prospect Heights Park District for opening up the Gary Morava Recreation Center to allow us to utilize their pool for training. Another solid day of training by the Gold Shift showing our newer members techniques to use in open water and swift water incidents. Thanks to the senior members of Gold Shift for always making training a fun and educational experience all at the same time!... (Full Story & Photos)

Happy Mother's Day

Firefighter Jason Hardy, May 12

Happy Mother's Day from all of us... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter Jason Hardy, May 08

Crews responded to a rollover tanker truck on the Elmhurst Bridge over I-90 in Des Plaines. Hazardous Material Technicians were called in to assist in monitoring and stand by as the contents were pumped to another truck. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Prospect Heights Newest Arrival

B/C Cossman Gold Shift, May 02

Congratulations to Mike and Tiffany Pacocha on the birth of their first child Dean Michael. Mom and Baby are doing great. Awesome job guys. These two are going to do an awesome job as new parents! Mike has been a part time Firefigher/Paramedic for the District since May 2009.

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B/C Cossman Gold Shift, April 29

You know your a well liked employee when your co-workers buy you a cake to celebrate your birthday. Congratulations to Lieutenant Pat Lahey on a milestone birthday. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rest Easy retired Lt. Paul Miller.

His brothers and sisters in service. , April 23

Our friend and brother has lost his life after a serious motorcycle accident on Easter Sunday, In keeping with Paul’s giving attitude and generosity – also pursuant to his expressed wishes – several of his organs will be donated so that others may live and flourish through – and with – Paul’s spirit.

Paul was one of a kind who impacted so may lives, not only in his 10 years of service (2005-2015) ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Anthony Roma, April 22

On Monday, April 22nd, 2019, PHFD fire units responded to 2 E. Euclid for a reported fire burning near a structure. First arriving fire units found a wood fence along the east side of the parking lot for Chase Bank on fire, started by a downed power line from the Com Ed pole behind the fence. Fire crews verified with dispatch that Com Ed shut down the power to this section before attempting any work ... (Full Story & Photos)

Ice Covered Bridge Leads To A Four Car Accident

Battalion Chief Scott Olsen, April 15

Prospect Heights Fire Protection District along with mutual aid response from the Wheeling Fire Department responded to a car into the bridge wall on Palatine road west of Sanders. Engine 39 arrived on the scene and found Palatine road from the frontage exit onto the bridge to be covered in "Black Ice". Engine 39 found four vehicles involved in the accident with two of the four patients requiring ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Battalion Chief Mark Oeltgen, April 10

This past Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, crews from the Prospect Heights Fire District and Wheeling Fire department participated in joint training on airport operations. Crews performed driving exercises coordinated with the Air Traffic Control Tower. This evolution is practiced to increase familiarity with airport runway and taxiway layout, and coordination during stressful incidents. Both agencies ... (Full Story & Photos)


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