2019 Incidents
Month EMS Fire Total
Jan 144 71 209
Feb 129 74 201
Mar 133 52 185
Apr 115 48 163
May 131 63 194
Jun 155 66 221
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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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Firefighter/Paramedic Jason Hardy, July 08

Car Seats What's the Law?
Illinois Child Passenger Protection Act
The Child Passenger Protection Act requires that all children under age 8 be properly secured in an appropriate child safety restraint system. This includes the use of booster seats, which must only be used with a lap/shoulder safety belt. If the back seat of the vehicle is not equipped with lap/shoulder type safety belts, a child weighing ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ford Van For Sale

PHFD staff, July 01

For Sale

2001 Ford Van
Conversion by AEV
Sold As-Is, Where-Is
Vehicle is well maintained, drivable, but has rust to the lower body and fenders. Has 80,282 miles. Diesel motor.

Vehicle is available for inspection weekdays between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Questions can be directed to Fire Chief Drew Smith at 224-318-1720 or firechief@phfire.com

Interested persons should submit a written offer by ... (Full Story)


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No Caption Safe handling of fireworks Prospect Heights

Firefighter Jason Hardy, June 30

Safe handling of fireworks Prospect Heights the best way to stay safe from fireworks is to not use them. Instead, attend a public fireworks display put on by professionals. Fireworks are dangerous to people and pets. Using them puts your property at risk.

Hand-held sparklers burn at 1,200 F. Remember, wood ignites at 356 F and burns at 575 F.Every year, about 13,000 people are treated for injuries ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Technical Rescue Training

Firefighter Will Thomson, June 18

Have you ever wondered how the Fire Department can rescue people from hard to reach locations? The Red Shift members participated in Technical Rescue Training. This included packaging a patient who had a suspected Spinal Cord injury. Additionally crews utilized a Stokes Basket and a Haul System to remove the Patient from a simulated below grade.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Quick and practical training of De-con procedures set up by The Gold Shift.
Quick and practical training of De-con procedures set up by The Gold Shift.

Hazmat Training

B/C Cossman Gold Shift, June 13

Today members of The Gold Shift spent a few hours going over Hazmat scenarios and how to handle these calls in the most professional way possible. Lt. Hedman who is a Hazmat Technician with the Prospect Heights Fire Protection District led the training and brought up many good points that is sure to help in the development of our newer members. Awesome Job once again by The Gold Shift! ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Car Into A Building

Battalion Chief Scott Olsen, June 08

Prospect Heights Fire Protection District responded to a car into the building at approximately 130 in the afternoon on Saturday. The driver suffered minor injuries and was transported to the local hospital for evaluation. Fire Department personnel stayed on the scene until Hillside Towing removed the vehicle from the structure. In the photos you can see how close the car came to hitting the four ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Scott Olsen, June 08

The Fire District was out early Saturday morning conducting pump operations with our Ladder Tower and Engine with some new pump operators. Having the opportunity to flow water and practice calculations is extremely important to all our members especially our new operators. As the saying goes practice makes perfect.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Anne Sullivan School Students Visit Prospect Heights Fire Statio

Firefighter Jason Hardy, June 07

Anne Sullivan School Students Visit Prospect Heights Fire Station

Students and teachers and staff take some time to visit the fire station. Students were excited to learn about the fire station and see the rigs. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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LT Matt Gray speaks to the lifeguards about what they can do to help PH paramedics in an emergency
LT Matt Gray speaks to the lifeguards about what they can do to help PH paramedics in an emergency

PH Paramedics train with Lifeguards

Fire Chief Drew Smith, June 07

On June 5 PHFD paramedics reviewed emergency procedures with PH Park District lifeguards at the Gary Morava Center. We enjoy working with our partners in the community and hope these skills are never actually needed. But, if they are everyone will be prepared to act! ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Motorcycle Accident

Battalion Chief Scott Olsen, June 02

On June 2nd 2019 at approximately 1:00 in the afternoon, Prospect Heights Fire Protection District firefighter/paramedics along with the Prospect Heights Police Department responded for the motorcycle accident with a victim in the roadway. Members found one person from a motorcycle with what appeared to be minor injuries. The patient was transported to a local hospital for evaluation. Prospect ... (Full Story & Photos)

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