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2022 Incidents
Month Fire EMS Total
January 18 78 96
February 11 62 73
March 20 78 98
April 17 66 83
May 14 64 78
June 17 63 80
July 12 53 65
August 13 60 73
September 8 54 62
October 33 50 83
November 10 22 32
December
Total 173 650 823

Past Years Call Volume
Year Fire EMS Total
2011 139 0 139
2012 164 0 164
2013 211 4 215
2014 210 10 220
2015 205 15 220
2016 230 56 286
2017 216 118 334
2018 240 137 377
2019 181 398 579
2020 330 504 834
2021 276 593 869

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No Caption A message from the US fire administration

Engineer Jaron Scheid, November 07

Days are beginning to get chilly. Remember, don't use your oven to take the chill off.

Ovens are not made to continually heat an area. They can malfunction and start a fire.... (Full Story & Photos)

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21 years later

Engineer Jaron Scheid, September 10

No day shall erase you from the memory of time - Virgil. Words etched into the 9/11 museum in reembrace of the 2977 Americans that were killed that day. 21 years later we remember the fallen, along with the first responders of that day that went above the call of duty. The divesting lose of 343 of FDNY bravest has made major changes in the fire service. We here at the Dwight Fire Protection District ... (Full Story & Photos)

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preventing wildfires

Engineer Jaron Scheid, June 30

With surrounding county’s issuing high fire warnings, please take some time to educate yourself on the dangers of wildfires. Every year, wildfires burn across the United States, and a growing number of people are living where wildfires are a real risk. In 2018 more than 58,000 fires burned nearly nine million acres across the U.S. More than 25,000 structures were destroyed, including 18,137 residences ... (Full Story)


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Fireworks

Engineer Jaron Scheid, June 25

Each July 4th, thousands of people, most often children and teens, are injured while using consumer fireworks. Despite the dangers of fireworks, few people understand the associated risks - devastating burns, other injuries, fires, and even death.... (Full Story)


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Engineer Jaron Scheid, June 14

National weather service Chicago
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT /9 PM
EDT/ WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with heat index values
between 106 and 110.

* WHERE...Ogle, De Kalb, Kane, DuPage, Northern Cook, Central
Cook and Southern Cook Counties.

* WHEN...Until 8 PM CDT /9 PM EDT/ Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Extreme heat and humidity will significantly
... (Full Story & Photos)

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