Elwood FPD responds to 23 fires in 2016
The calls in Elwood included 23 fires - 10 structure fires, seven vehicle fires and six other fires.
In all, the department saw $351,002 in fire loss - or about $15,261 per fire.
The department also received 168 false calls.
The ElwoodFirefighters' Protection District, which has one active employee and retired or inactive employee, was $888 in debt as of December 2015, according to the fund's mandated filings with the Illinois Department of Insurance. That amounts to $39 for every fire in 2016.