Long Creek FPD responds to 21 fires in 2016
The calls in Long Creek included 21 fires - 17 structure fires and four other fires.
In all, the department saw $247,350 in fire loss - or about $11,779 per fire.
The department also received 32 false calls.
The calls resulted in one civilian fire-related injury. Additionally, one fire service member was injured in fire-related incidents.
The Long Creek FPD Firefighters' Pension Fund, which has two active employees and one retired or inactive employee, was $4,590 in debt as of April 2016, according to the fund's mandated filings with the Illinois Department of Insurance. That amounts to $219 for every fire in 2016.