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News from the Hillside Fire Department

Fire Department Published on November 5

Entry-Level Firefighter/Paramedic Hiring Process

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the Village of Hillside, Illinois is accepting applications for the position of firefighter/paramedic with the Hillside Fire Department.

Fire Department Published on November 5

Congratulations to our newest Hillside Firefighter/Paramedics

The Hillside Fire Department would like to congratulate to our three new Firefighter/Paramedics who were administered the “Oath of Office” by Village Clerk, Linda Gould, on November 2nd.

Fire Department Published on October 2

Oct. 4 Begins Fire Prevention Week

The Hillside Fire Department is gearing up for Fire Prevention Week (Oct 4-10), “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!”

Fire Department Published on November 11, 2019

Meet Hillside’s New Fire Chief Ken Carling

At the August 26th Village Board Meeting, Ken Carling, a 30-year veteran of the Hillside Fire Department, was sworn in as our Village’s new Fire Chief.

Fire Department Published on September 25, 2019

Residential Knox “Home box” Program

Knox Boxes are a product that allow firefighters and paramedics to enter locked buildings without causing damage to the building’s exterior. The Home Box is a residential version of the commercial one. It holds a…

Fire Department Published on July 2, 2018

Hillside Paramedic Program One Of The Best

In March 2000, residents of Hillside voted to upgrade their fire department to include Advanced Life Support (ALS), commonly known as paramedics. Currently, Hillside has 20 paramedics and 5 EMT’s.

Fire Department Published on June 26, 2017

Summer Safety

Summer safety information from the Hillside Fire Department.

Fire Department Published on February 11, 2017

Insurance Services Office Rating #1

We are proud to announce that the Village of Hillside has been notified by the Insurance Services Office(ISO), that Hillside has received a Public Protection Classification of 1.

Fire Department Published on October 29, 2016

Fall safety tips from the Fire Department

With the cold weather here, be sure to stay warm and safe with these tips! According to the U.S. Fire Administration more than 4000 fires happen on Thanksgiving Day, mostly in the kitchen. Remember…never leave…