2018 Incidents
EMS Fire Total
Jan 156 60 216
Feb 132 49 181
Mar 131 52 182
Apr 124 35 159
May 153 70 223
Jun 129 72 201
Jul 152 51 203
Aug 184 58 242
Sep 172 44 216
Oct 126 55 181
Nov 133 73 206
Dec 123 59 180
Total 1715 678 2390

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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B/C Cossman, February 11

The Prospect Heights Fire Protection District and the Wheeling Fire Department are teaming up to go over Standpipe operations in Buildings over 3 stories. Both departments had a lot of valuable input. Thanks again to Crowne Plaza for allowing the fire departments to use one of their entire floors of their building for our training. Also, thanks to Wheeling Fire Department for doing the joint training ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Surface Ice Rescue Training

B/C Cossman Gold Shift, February 04

Even in the winter months the Prospect Heights Fire Protection District spends countless hours training on potential emergencies we may encounter. This week the fire department is teaming up with the Wheeling Fire Department to review ice rescue scenarios. The fire district urges all residents to be extremely cautious anytime you are engaging in activities on the ice, or any body of water. Stay safe, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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D/C Timothy Jones, February 04

Recently Betty Cloud contacted the Fire District with an offer of a generous donation of kitchen plates, microwave and shower towels for the on duty personnel, normally all of these items are purchased by the members and as you can imagine we never had nice MATCHING plates for meal time. Now thanks to Betty and members of St. Alphonsus Church we have enough for both fire stations. Thank You again ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Polar Vortex challenges faced by firefighters and tips to stay warm

Prospect Heights FF/PM J.Hardy, January 30

The deep freeze has brought Chicagoland area to a near standstill, closing schools and businesses, suspending mail delivery, halting trains. Wednesday brought subzero, record-breaking, dangerously cold temperatures to the area, which are expected to continue until Thursday evening. Wednesday night could drop to -27, which would tie the all-time coldest temperature recorded in the city. The safest ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter/Paramedic Thomson, January 29

Due to the recent snowfall, we would like to remind everybody that a clearly visible and easily accessible fire hydrant can help save valuable time in the event of a fire. With more snow sure to be on the way, we’d like to offer these suggestions:

-Know the location of the nearest fire hydrants in your neighborhood.
-Make sure they are shoveled clear after each snowfall.
-Clear the snow three feet ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Need help with that car seat??

Battalion Chief Cossman GOLD Shift, January 26

Do you need help installing a car seat? If so, the Prospect Heights Fire Protection District has many highly qualified car seat technicians that are willing to help with your car seat install needs. Children are our most valuable asset in life. The firefighters in Prospect Heights are always willing to facilitate an install when your family is in need of a helping hand. You can call the fire department ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Chief Drew Smith, January 11

On Thursday, January 3 the Prospect Heights Fire Protection District conducted ceremonies for BC Grzeslo, BC Cossman, LT Hedman, and FF Thomson.

These members spent a great deal of their personal time off duty attending educational programs that prepared them to succeed in the very competitive testing process.

BC Grzeslo performed an inspection of the members, was presented with a ceremonial axe ... (Full Story & Photos)

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IFSA Smoke Alarm Program 2018 Results

Member David Jeglum, January 08

In 2018 Illinois Fire Safety Alliance along with the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal instituted a smoke alarm program that provides educational opportunities as well as smoke alarm installations to "at-risk" homes with costs covered by funding from both IFSA and OFSM. Prospect Heights Fire Protection District proudly participates in this program and our installation statistics are included ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Chief Drew Smith, December 28

Prospect Heights firefighters were dispatched at 25 minutes after midnight to a reported fire at 107 North SCHOENBECK Road in Prospect Heights. A passerby spotted smoke coming from the roof area. Once Prospect Heights firefighters arrived on the scene they discovered the building was charged with smoke and smoke was coming from multiple areas of the roof.

A quick search of the building determined ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Holiday Safety Tips

Member David Jeglum, November 29

The holidays are usually a joyous time of year. Being able to spend time with loved ones, eating special treats, seeing all the holiday decorations... Aah, those things bring up many happy thoughts and memories. But safety must be a part of your holiday plans too. So many things can happen when we least expect it and with so much going on its hard to think about safety.

Take a few moments and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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