2018 Incidents
EMS Fire Total
Jan 156 60 216
Feb 132 49 181
Mar 131 52 182
Apr 124 35 159
Total 543 196 738

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

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Welcome to the Prospect Heights Fire District 


Summer Break Fire Safety Tips

Fire Chief Drew Smith, May 31

Summer is almost here and schools will go on summer break. For a fire safe summer, remember these tips:
• Make a home fire escape plan and practice it at least twice a year with your children.
• Have a fire escape plan for young children who cannot get outside by themselves. Talk about who will help each child get out safely.
• Children should know what to do when they hear a smoke alarm and there ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lt Andrew Plonski, May 30

On May 27th, members of PHFD collected money for Camp "I Am Me" at our local Walgreens. The camp provides an enviroment where children of all ages who have had significant burns can relax and have fun with other kids who have similarly been burned. Volunteers and medical and behavioral health care professionals staff the week-long camp. Each year Prospect Heights firefighters raise money to help ... (Full Story & Photos)

Prospect Heights Fire District proudly hosts Mark vonAppen

Member Timothy Jones, May 11

Join us at the MABAS Readiness Center when we welcome, MARK vonAPPEN, creator of FULLY INVOLVED, as he presents on various topics such as leadership skills, communication, and team performance.


http://www.fully-involved.com/... (Full Story & Photos)

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Prospect Heights Assists at 2-Alarm Fire in Barrington Hills

Fire Chief Drew Smith, May 04

The Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District responded to a house fire in the early morning of May 3. Smoke was visible as firefighters responded. On arrival a large fire was engulfing the second floor and roof. The resident had evacuated the house. The area is without hydrants. The first engine and tanker pulled into the driveway with 4,000 gallons of water as the second engine dropped a ... (Full Story & Photos)

Special Delivery

Member Scott Olsen, April 25

Over the summer of 2017 a family that lives in our community had a special delivery at approximately 5am one week day. Expecting their second child and prepared to go to the hospital to deliver the baby the new born had another plan for mom and dad. Right there in the house a new life was born and the fire department was called to assist with the baby and mom. The fire department responded with ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Scott Olsen, April 25

Gold shift participated in our annual hose testing today but with some special help. Our Foreign Fire Tax Board approved the purchase of the ROLLNRACK power and manual hose rolling system. This allows our firefighters to roll our heaviest hose using a battery operated machine and then transfer the hose to a transportation/loading cart. Having this equipment has been proven to reduce firefighter ... (Full Story & Photos)

Are you taking basic fire safety precautions?

Fire Chief Drew Smith, April 04

We just changed our clocks for Daylight Saving Time. Did you change your smoke alarm batteries?

Do you keeo the bedrooom door closed? It's a must - second count!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Chief Drew Smith, April 04

At 4:06 p.m. on Monday, Aril 2 the PHFD were dispatched to a car crash at 100 East Palatine Road in Wheeling. Prospect Heights FD Engine 39 arrived to find a single car had driven off the road, went down an embankment, and lodged under the railroad bridge. Initially, firefighters could not locate the car until Prospect Heights’ crew walked into the grassy area and looked down the embankment. Prospect ... (Full Story & Photos)

Prospect Heights Firefighters Battle Car Fire

Fire Chief Drew Smith, April 04

At 11:04 a.m. on Tuesday, March 27 the PHFD was dispatched to a car fire at 800 East Old Willow Road. A passerby discovered a parked car was burning and called 9-1-1. Firefighters saw a large amount of smoke and fire as they approached from more than a half-mile away. Firefighters used a hose line to put out the fire. Foam was also used to ensure complete extinguishment. Fortunately, the fire did ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Chief Drew Smith, March 23

Name of product: Kidde dual-sensor (photoelectric and ionization) smoke alarms – models PI2010 and PI9010

Hazard: A yellow cap left on during the manufacturing process can cover one of the two smoke sensors and compromise the smoke alarm’s ability to detect smoke, posing a risk of consumers not being alerted to a fire in their home.

Remedy: Replace

Recall date: March 21, 2018

Units: About 452,000 ... (Full Story & Photos)


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