Mokena FPD responds to 61 fires in 2017
The calls in Mokena included 61 fires - 40 structure fires, seven vehicle fires and 14 other fires. The fire department also responded to three calls for ruptures, explosions or overheating.
In all, the department saw $847,050 in fire loss - or about $13,886 per fire.
The department also received 450 false calls, including 154 malicious calls and 296 other false calls.
Two fire service members were injured in fire-related incidents and two were injured in non fire-related incidents.
The Mokena Fire Protection District had an annual budget of $6,437,584 in 2017.
The Mokena FPD Firefighters Pension Fund, which has 34 active employees and six retired or inactive employees, was $166,831 positive as of May 2016, according to the fund's mandated filings with the Illinois Department of Insurance. That amounts to $2,490 for every fire in 2016.