2018 Incidents
EMS Fire Total
Jan 156 60 216
Feb 132 49 181
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 288 109 397

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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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.


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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)

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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)

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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)

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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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No Caption Kidde Recalls Dual Sensor Smoke Alarms Due to Risk of Failure to Alert Consumers to a Fire

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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THANK YOU VOTERS!

Fire Chief Drew Smith, March 23

On Tuesday March 20 voters in the PHFPD approved a 4 percent tax increase. I trust that it’s the excellent service all of our members give that instills the public’s trust and confidence in us and convinced them to vote yes. The totsals are 1,219 YES votes = 59.52% to 829 NO votes = 40.48%. THANK YOU to all our residents that supported this measure! A “canvas” of the votes and certification is needed ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption March 20 Voter Referendum: Fire District Tax Increase requested

Fire Chief Drew Smith, March 11

Thank you to all who have read the PHFD newsletter. Once resident asked if we can change the ballot question to make it clear. We cannot change the ballot question, unfortunately. The exact wording of the question is established by state law and not changeable. In the top portion, the question, all the PHFD is permitted to do is insert the “4%.” In the bottom portion, the statement, the PHFD is required ... (Full Story & Photos)

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