Oakbrook Terrace FPD responds to five fires in 2016
The calls in Oakbrook Terrace included five fires - one structure fire, one vehicle fire and one other fire. The fire department also responded to two calls for ruptures, explosions or overheating.
In all, the department saw $611,000 in fire loss - or about $122,200 per fire.
The department also received 153 false calls, including four malicious calls and 149 other false calls.
The calls resulted in one civilian fire-related injury. Additionally, one fire service member was injured in fire-related incidents.
The Oakbrook Terrace Firefighters' Protection District, which has four active employees and two retired or inactive employees, was $10,720 in debt as of May 2016, according to the fund's mandated filings with the Illinois Department of Insurance. That amounts to $2,144 for every fire in 2016.