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.
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…
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.
Summer safety information from the Hillside Fire Department.
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.
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…