2018 Incidents
EMS Fire Total
Jan 156 60 216
Feb 132 49 181
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

Web Counters
Website Visitors
January 6, 2012
Visitors Today
Apr 22, 2018


Welcome to the Prospect Heights Fire District 


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)

No Caption
No Caption One Person Trapped in Car Crashed into Bridge

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)

No Caption
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)


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)

No Caption
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)

Firefighters visit Betsy Ross School

Member David Jeglum, March 06

Members of the Prospect Heights Fire District visited with all the students and staff of Betsy Ross school's second grade class. They got to hear safety messages and even a visit from Fireman Friendly. The students reviewed lessons on "Stop, drop and roll" as well as "Stay low and go". Overall a fun visit for everyone there. Thanks Betsy Ross' second grade class for inviting us to visit with you.... (Full Story & Photos)

No Caption
No Caption Newer Office Furniture

Member Scott Olsen, March 05

Spcial Thank You to Motorola for allowing us to obtain two complete office furniture setups for our Battalion Chief and Lieutenants Office. During the middle of November BC Olsen, Lt. Murray, FF/P Thomson and Megan Olsen spent several days of their own time to dismantle and transport back all the furniture pieces. The department saved thousands of dollars and have provided its members with a great ... (Full Story & Photos)

Changes made in the Board of Trustees and Fire Commission positions

D/C Timothy Jones, February 21

On Feb. 20, Board President Jon Tammen appointed Sam Dix to the Fire Commission for the Prospect Heights Fire Protection District. Fire commissioners are responsible for all matters related to the hiring, promotion or discipline of the district's members. The commission is comprised of a three-member board. Sam is a Rob Roy resident and a retired volunteer Deputy Fire Chief with the Mount Prospect ... (Full Story & Photos)

No Caption
Patrick Delano
Patrick Delano

Fire District Welcomes Three New Members

Battalion Chief Mark Oeltgen, January 10

Three new candidates have begun their fire service careers with the Prospect Heights Fire District. Recruit Firefighters Max Driscoll, Patrick Delano, and Tyler Hill have completed 3 days of orientation this week. This was in preparation for their fire academy class starting Monday the 15th at the NIPSTA Fire Academy. NIPSTA (Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy) is in Glenview and ... (Full Story & Photos)


Your feedback is important to us!  Feel free to sign the guestbook.

Website Designed and Hosted By: Content Proudly Maintained By: Contact Info:
Firehouse Solutions
Prospect Heights Fire Dist.
10 E. Camp McDonald Road
Prospect Heights, Illinois 60070
Emergency Dial 911
Office : 847-253-8060
Station Fax: 847-253-4759
Contact Us
Copyright © 2018 Firehouse Solutions (A Service of Technology Reflections, Inc.)