Chester FD responds to 36 fires in 2017
The calls in Chester included 36 fires - 15 structure fires, five vehicle fires and 16 other fires.
In all, the department saw $375,000 in fire loss - or about $10,417 per fire.
The department also received 19 false calls.
The calls resulted in two civilian non-fire injuries. Additionally, one fire service member was injured in fire-related incidents.
The Westchester Firefighters Pension Fund, which has 26 active employees and 28 retired or inactive employees, was $1,613,263 in debt as of April 2016, according to the fund's mandated filings with the Illinois Department of Insurance. That amounts to $67,219 for every fire in 2016.