Posted on July 20, 2016 at 9:25 AM by Web Administrator
Elected Officials, city staff and fire department personnel have officially welcomed a new tower ladder fire truck to the City of Elmhurst.
Posted on July 12, 2016 at 10:21 AM by Web Administrator
At 8:58pm on Wednesday, June 29th, 9-1-1 dispatch center, DuPage Public Safety Communications (DU-COMM) received a call reporting that a person who was having trouble breathing was located in front of the Adelaide Parking Deck. DU-COMM misinterpreted the location of the call and dispatched Addison public safety forces to a location in Addison, Illinois. Once the error was recognized, Elmhurst public safety forces were dispatched at 9:08pm. Elmhurst Police Officers arrived at the scene at 9:10pm and the Elmhurst Paramedics arrived at 9:12pm. The patient was transferred to Elmhurst Memorial Hospital.
DU-COMM is a joint dispatch center that services 39 public safety agencies. It is a service that is not controlled by the City of Elmhurst or the City's public safety operations. DU-COMM is currently investigating this incident and will be taking corrective action to prevent this type of incident from happening in the future.
Posted on July 1, 2016 at 9:57 AM by Web Administrator