Lombard FD responds to 65 fires in 2017
The calls in Lombard included 65 fires - 18 structure fires, six vehicle fires and 41 other fires. The fire department also responded to four calls for ruptures, explosions or overheating.
In all, the department saw $273,700 in fire loss - or about $4,211 per fire.
The department also received 441 false calls, including 12 malicious calls and 429 other false calls.
The Lombard Firefighters Pension Fund, which has 65 active employees and 52 retired or inactive employees, was $173,085 in debt as of December 2016, according to the fund's mandated filings with the Illinois Department of Insurance. That amounts to $1,648 for every fire in 2016.