2024 Incidents
Fire EMS Total
JAN 77 161 238
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Total 77 161 238

Annual Call Stats
Year EMS Fire Total
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
2019 1698 698 2396
2020 1643 554 2197
2021 1770 645 2415
2022 1997 725 2722
2023 2025 693 2718

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THANK YOU VOTERS FOR APPROVING OUR $10 MILLION BOND REQUEST!

Progress Report:

  • 845 Design Group selected as architects for firehouse remodeling and improvement. Planning and project development underway. 
  • New mobile radios for all vehicles ordered.
  • New personal protective gear will be ordered in 2024.
  • New Aerial Ladder Truck ordered. Delivery expected late Spring 2024
  • Two new Ambulances ordered. Delivery expected in mid-2025 (this delay is now typical of all manufactueres)
  • Remaining projects will be undertaken in late 2024.
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Lions Park Playground Set
Lions Park Playground Set

Prospect Heights Firefighterss Free Stuck Child

PHFD staff, February 22

On Monday, February 19 the Red Shift's crew freed a child who got his finger stuck the telescope on the playground equipment at the Gary Morava Center. The crew didn't miss a beat. They were able to keep the child calm while they problem-solved this unusual call. Using teamwork, the crew quickly dismantled the telescope from the playground equipment. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Winter Safety workshop next Tuesday, January 9th at the Prospect Heights Public Library

Fire Chief Drew Smith, January 03

Rep Canty and Commissioner Britton are sponsoring a Winter Safety workshop next Tuesday, January 9th at the Prospect Heights Public Library. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Winter Safety workshop next Tuesday, January 9th at the Prospect Heights Public Library
Winter Safety workshop next Tuesday, January 9th at the Prospect Heights Public Library

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No Caption PH Firefighters Conduct Hands-On Fire Extinguisher Class for High School Students

Fire Chief Drew Smith, October 31

On October 17 our firefighters conducted hands-on training for District 214 students who attend the aviation program at Chicago Executive Airport. Two session were conducted with approximately 24 students participating. These students are interested in aviation careers and pilots or mechanics and this training expands their insight into both roles. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire District Welcomes New Trustee

Fire Chief Drew Smith, October 17

Lars Anderson has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Prospect Heights Fire Protection District. He fills a vacancy that was created by the death of former board president Jon Tammen this past summer. Lars is a resident of Prospect Heights along with his wife and family. Lars is excited to join the board and we are thankful for his service to the community. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Board president Jim Rebecca congratulating new trustee Lars Anderson
Board president Jim Rebecca congratulating new trustee Lars Anderson

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Zero harm event flyer image - see PDF for readable content
Zero harm event flyer image - see PDF for readable content

NCH Zero Harm Event

PHFD staff, July 19

Date: July 22, 2023 (rain or shine)
Time: 10a.m. – 2:00p.m.

Location: St. Simons Episcopal Church Parking Lot
717 W. Kirchhoff Road, Arlington Heights
Parking available in NCH Busse Center Parking Garage

Services Offered:
• Drug take-back (prescription, illegal and sharps)
• Firearm/weapons disposal ($100 reward!)
• Child safety seat inspection and instruction
• Bicycle safety
• Peddlecar Impaired ... (Full Story & Photos)

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PH Firefighters Battle Blaze at Strip Mall Shopping Center Tuesday Afternoon

Fire Chief Drew Smith, June 21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 20, 2023

CONTACT: Drew Smith
Fire Chief
224-318-1720
firechief@phfire.com

PROSPECT HEIGHTS —Today, Tuesday, June 20, 2023 at 12:37 p.m. the Prospect Heights Fire Protection District was dispatched to a reported fire at 1209 N. Elmhurst Road in Prospect Heights.

Upon arrival a significant amount of smoke was seen coming from the rear of the building. A closer look ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighters in front of building battling the fire
Firefighters in front of building battling the fire

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Chief Smith (center) with new firefighters  Marcin Kieta (left) and Americo Bernabei (right)
Chief Smith (center) with new firefighters Marcin Kieta (left) and Americo Bernabei (right)

Two New Firefighters Join the PHFD

Fire Chief Drew Smith, June 13

The PHFD welcomes Americo Bernabei and Marcin Kieta to its ranks. Both graduated from the NIPSTA Regional Fire Academy on June 9 after nine weeks and more than 400 hours of training. They are a welcome addition to our ranks and will help to deliver the high quality, professional service our resident expect. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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New fitness equipment arrived today, provided through the FFIB

Prospect Heights Fire Protection District, April 13

#thefitnessconnection #nautilus #fitness #fitnessgoals #firefighter #firefighterfitness... (Full Story & Photos)

Weight bench and rack with free weights
Weight bench and rack with free weights

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FF Murray (L) and FF Jacks (R) with two employees of Deli 4 You presenting treats
FF Murray (L) and FF Jacks (R) with two employees of Deli 4 You presenting treats

Thanks @deli4you_ for the delicious treats

Prospect Heights Fire Protection District, April 07

#delicious #sweettreats #goodfriday #deli4you... (Full Story & Photos)

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Thank you, Prospect Heights voters for your support and confidence in us

Fire Chief Drew Smith, April 04

We will be better prepared to serve you thanks to your generosity.... (Full Story & Photos)

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