Fire Notebook

Prospect Heights Fire Chief Donald Gould Jr Honored for Accomplishments in 49 Years of Service

Prospect Heights Fire Chief Donald Gould Jr. (left). At this year’s Mayor’s Breakfast held Saturday, April 30th Mayor Nick Helmer presented Fire Chief Donald Gould Jr (photo above left) with the PROSPECT HEIGHTS LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT […]

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Fire Notebook

Prospect Heights Fire Protection District Accepting Application for Part-Time and POC Through Tomorrow

Tomorrow is the deadline for Prospect Heights Fire Protection District, which is accepting applications for part-time membership as firefighter/paramedics. Requirements include certification as a Fire Fighter 2 or Basic Operations Firefighter and valid license from […]

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Fire Notebook

Fire Departments, Including Prospect Heights and Chicago, Take Extra Precautions For Extended Cold Weather

Firefighting in extremely cold weather no doubt gets more complicated. Not only are fires more likely when people use unsafe methods to heat homes, but fires are harder to fight. Firefighters are more likely to […]

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Fire Prevention

Fire Department Open Houses Saturday, October 12, 2013 at Arlington Heights and Prospect Heights

FIRE PREVENTION WEEK THEME: PREVENT KITCHEN FIRES Get an exciting, close-up view of firefighting equipment and fire apparatus at the Arlington Heights Fire Department’s Open House on Saturday, October 12, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to […]

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Multi-Vehicle Crash Injures at Least Three People on Palatine Road East Of Wheeling Rd, Wheeling

VIDEO: Accident investigation scene on westbound Palatine Road, just east of Wheeling Road about three hours after a crash involving seven vehicles. Wheeling police and firefighter/paramedics responded just before 6:00 PM Thursday to a multi-vehicle […]