2020 Incidents
EMS Fire Total
JAN 141 48 189
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Total 141 48 189

Annual Call Stats
Year EMS Fire Total
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
2018 1715 678 2390
2019 1698 698 2396


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Welcome to the Prospect Heights Fire District 

 

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Seen in photo from left to right is FF/PM Nick Fuderer,   Ron Nishimoto (Trustee), Mike Hozian (Exlated Ruler), Fire Chief Drew Smith, Jim Feth (Leading Knight), KC Furgeson (Secretary), LT Markus Rill
Seen in photo from left to right is FF/PM Nick Fuderer, Ron Nishimoto (Trustee), Mike Hozian (Exlated Ruler), Fire Chief Drew Smith, Jim Feth (Leading Knight), KC Furgeson (Secretary), LT Markus Rill

Des Plaines Elks Lodge 1526 Donates equipment for high risk situations

D/C Timothy Jones, February 10

The Des Plaines Elks recently donated $2,000 for the purchase of ballistic equipment used to protect our responders when confronted with an active shooter situation. The days of waiting to ensure that no threat remains is over and medical personnel are needed to work with police to remove and treat patients injured in a timely manner. We hope to never have to use this equipment, but we are prepared ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Airport Training

Member Scott Olsen, February 06

Today Black shift trained on the airport using a yard hydrant and an empty hanger for fire attack on an airplane. The video shows how Crash Truck 39 can enter a hanger and operate two water nozzles on an airplane. Since we did not have an airplane we used two contractor desks with orange cones as a target. The other photos show a special pit that houses a fire hydrant that we can use to fill up ... (Full Story & Photos)

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B/C Cossman Gold Shift, January 25

The Prospect Heights Fire Protection District is hiring Firefighter/Paramedics. Starting pay is $19.75 hourly. Top pay is $22.00 per hour, or the equivalent of $32,195 working 1 day per week. Currently, the department has openings on multiple shifts.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Hot Tub Fire

B/C Scott Olsen - Black Shift, November 11

Prospect Heights Fire Protection District along with departments from Wheeling, Mount Prospect, Long Grove and Elk Grove Township responded for the reported structure fire in the 900 block of Edwards road. While fire department units were responding to the scene they were updated that a hot tub was on fire on the rear deck and the resident was fighting it with a garden hose. Battalion 9 arrived ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Chief Drew Smith, November 07

The Prospect Heights Fire Protection District celebrated a rare milestone this month: 75 years of fire service to the city of Prospect Heights and unincorporated areas of Wheeling Township. The fire protection district incorporation on July 6, 1944 predates the formation of the City in 1976.
More than 100 people celebrated the milestone Nov. 2 at Old Orchard Country Club in Prospect Heights. They ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Basic Skills Review

B/C Cossman Gold Shift, October 17

Today the members of Gold Shift went over basic building construction. After the discussion on building construction crews deployed hose lines and practiced breaching walls. These basic skills are the foundation of having a fire go really well. Nice work by those involved!... (Full Story & Photos)

FF Carnes practiced our basic lead out with the guidance of his shift members.
FF Carnes practiced our basic lead out with the guidance of his shift members.

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Fire Chief Drew Smith, October 04

Every October, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) sponsors the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend, the official national tribute to those firefighters who died in the line of duty during the previous year.

This year’s Memorial Weekend will be held October 5th and 6th, in Emmitsburg, Maryland and will honor 119 fallen firefighters. The weekend includes specialized activities ... (Full Story & Photos)

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PH Kids Care - Best dinner ever!

D/C Timothy Jones, September 27

For the third year in a row, a small group of young adults come together to serve dinner to the first responders of Prospect Heights, the children do it all from setting up, serving each "guest" and then we all sit together to share a meal and a few laughs. It is something the Fire and Police officers look toward to each year and a great way to honor those who were impacted by the events of 9/11

Thank ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Chief Smith, FF Carnes, FF Berton, and Battalion Chief Oeltgen
Chief Smith, FF Carnes, FF Berton, and Battalion Chief Oeltgen

Welcome To Our Newest Firefighters

Fire Chief Drew Smith, September 21

Back in June Alex Berton and Ben Carnes were selected for appointment to the PHFPD. After the usual background checks and medical exams, both were sent to the fire academy beginning July 15 and spent nine, 50-hour weeks in training. On Friday, August 13 Alex and Ben graduated from the NIPSTA Fire Academy. Chief Smith and BC Oeltgen, the PHFD's Director of Training, attend the ceremony with the familes ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Prospect Heights Fire Department And Neighboring Fire Departments Train With Propane Props

B/C Cossman Gold Shift, September 20

This past week the Prospect Heights Fire Protection District sent multiple crews to Arlington Heights to participate in propane burns. It was an excellent opportunity to get some quality hands on training in a controlled environment. Nice work by all of our members who spent extra hours in the evening perfecting their craft.... (Full Story & Photos)

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