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
Total 1459 546 2004

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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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)

MacArthur Honors Vets

Member Anthony Roma, November 13

In honor of Veterans Day, MacArthur Middle School in Prospect Heights treated Veterans like royalty honoring them for their services. On Wednesday, November 7th, 2018, Veterans were invited to enjoy a breakfast and assembly to honor the service and sacrifice of all Veterans who served in the United States military. Marines, Army, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard were all represented.

The morning ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Chief Drew Smith, November 05

At the November 1 annual meeting of the Rob Roy Country Club Village Association, Chief Smith presented information on fire safety as well as the July extra alarm fire that ravaged the River Trails Condos. Topic covered included smoke alarm, fire extinguishers, escape plans, and using 9-1-1 from landlines and cell phones, and the River Trails fire. After the presentation a question and answer period ... (Full Story & Photos)

PH Firefighters Train on Real Fires

Fire Chief Drew Smith, October 16

As members of MABAS – the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System – the PHFD trains twice each year with our neighboring fire departments. Using real fires at our regional training academy in Glenview we practice coordinated fire attacks. Over a three week period more than 700 firefighters from 18 area fire departments rotated through such evolutions. This excellent training keeps up prepared. We would never ... (Full Story & Photos)

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D/C Timothy Jones, October 09

PHFD Partners with MacArthur Middle School for Design Competition

MacArthur Middle School is thrilled to partner with the Prospect Heights Fire Department to design artwork for fire prevention week. Students at MacArthur have been working together for the last three weeks to brainstorm and share ideas, plan their designs and obtain feedback from their peers in order to create their exciting designs. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Autumn Safety Tips

Member David Jeglum, October 08

What? What do you mean, it's still summer!!??!! That's right it is, but now would be the time to start thinking about preparing for the fall and cooler weather. Here's some tips to prepare early:

Central Heating System Safety Tips

- Get your central heating system cleaned, inspected and serviced by a certified HVAC (heating, venting and air conditioning) contractor every year before using ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member David Jeglum, August 21

It's that time of year when we invite our residents and their families to join us for our annual Open House.

The date is set for Saturday October 13th from 10am till 2pm. Free hotdog lunch will be provided. C'mon out for some fun and visit with your local fire department and its members. Demonstrations and fun for the kids.

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Townhouse Fire Quickly Extinguished

Fire Chief Drew Smith, August 10

Prospect Heights firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:57 PM Thursday August 9, 2018 to a report of a fire on a balcony, 20 Country Club Drive Police first on scene reported they extinguished the fire with a fire extinguisher.

The fire was located on a second floor balcony. Prospect Heights firefighters immediately checked for extension of fire into the building. Ten Prospect Heights firefighters ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Battalion Chief Scott Olsen, August 08

Firefighter Paramedic Walter Prestel started with the Prospect Heights Fire Protection District approximately five years ago and aggressively worked to obtain his Illinois State Fire Certification. He also completed his Illinois Department of Public Health Paramedic license along with other fire certifications. Walter has been offered afull time position with our neighbor, the Arlington Heights ... (Full Story & Photos)

Car in the Woods

Battalion Chief Scott Olsen, August 08

On July 25th 2018 the Prospect Heights Fire Protection District responded to check a patient at an intersection in our town. Upon arrival paramedics evaluated the patient and determined quickly that her car was behind them in a wooded area (no indication that it was there) . The patient sustained minor injuries and PHFPD assisted Genes Towing with tree removal so the car could be removed. The vehicle ... (Full Story & Photos)

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