Arlington Heights firefighter/paramedic Andrew Hansen
Fire/Rescue/EMS Notebook

Arlington Heights Fire Department Medic Named IDPH EMS Instructor of the Year for Developing Specific Video Laryngoscopy Technique and Trial Program

104 Arlington Heights Firefighter/Paramedic Andrew Hansen Named Illinois Department of Public Health’s EMS Instructor of the Year for Developing Specific Video Laryngoscopy Technique and Trial Program for Endotracheal Intubation (ET) Arlington Heights Fire Department firefighter/paramedic […]

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Negative Pressure Event: Localized Low Water Pressure in Water Main Can Temporarily Threaten Safe Water Supply

112 WHAT ARLINGTON HEIGHTS OFFICIALS AND OTHER COMMUNITY OFFICIALS MIGHT LEARN FROM THE WASHINGTON DC WATER BOIL INCIDENT OF JULY 2018 Recently several neighborhoods in the Washington D.C. area were affected by an advisory to […]

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Arlington Heights Gets Grant to Help Fund Construction of Rain Garden, Permeable Pavers to Prevent Flooding Near New Police Station

51 The Village of Arlington Heights recently learned that it successfully received a $358,000 grant to assist paying for a rain garden and permeable pavers on village property northwest of the village complex that is […]

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The Hazmat and Fire Response to Ethanol in Hypothetical Rail Disaster Near Arlington Heights Municipal Campus

49 A train derailment and railcar fire on a rural railroad, such as the accident that occurred on Union Pacific railroad tracks near Graettinger, Iowa at 1:00 a.m. this morning, is relatively risk free compared […]

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Village of Arlington Heights Settles for New $28 Million “Handsome” Police Station in Tight Space on Municipal Campus

94 Plans for a new $27.9 million Arlington Heights police station were approved unanimously Monday night by the Arlington Heights Village Board, with construction expected to begin on the two-level, 70,500-square-foot building just 100 feet […]

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Statement from Mayor Tom Hayes to the People of Arlington Heights Regarding Facebook-Generated Controversy

208 Traditionally, local politics and reputable local government in Arlington Heights has been remarkably non-partisan, but this week turned a little ugly — possibly fueled by the national political climate, and the hazards of social […]