To obtain a copy of a fire report or an inspection report go to: http://cityofelgin.org/63/Freedom-of-Information-Act-FOIA . Make sure that you include the date and address of the fire incident or the address of the inspection request.
To obtain a copy of an EMS report, an attorney will need to provide an authorization of medical release signed by the patient and patient information along with the date and address of the incident. Contact the fire department administration at 847-931-6175 for guidance on how to proceed with the request.
To obtain a copy of your own personal report, an individual will need to come in person to the fire department headquarters located at 550 Summit St.