Mike Higgins, a battalion chief for the Grayslake Fire Protection District, passed away in Grayslake, Illinois.(death, obituary)

Death of Mike Higgins: Reportedly, Mike Higgins passed away suddenly and painfully. On November 21, 2022, a Monday, Mike Higgins passed away. He was the Grayslake Fire Protection District's Battalion Chief. The residents of Grayslake, Wildwood, Gages Lake, Highland Lake, Round Lake Park, Third Lake, Round Lake Beach, and unincorporated Fremont Township are all safeguarded by the Grayslake Fire Protection District. The Grayslake Fire Protection District offers technical rescue, fire suppression, and ALS EMS services.

The last 21 of his 26 years of service to the Grayslake Fire District have been spent as a full-time employee of the Grayslake Fire District. According to reports, Mike Higgins has served as a volunteer firefighter with the Grayslake Fire District throughout his career. He has worked as a volunteer firefighter in the Grayslake Fire District for a total of 51 years. Battalion Chief Higgins was in charge of maintaining a position as an EMS instructor at Advocate Condell Hospital in addition to the duties that came with his role as the department's EMS Chief.