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2023 Incidents
Month Fire EMS Total
January 21 47 68
February 12 27 39
Total 33 74 107

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
2022 250 695 945

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Facts About Fire

Engineer Jaron Scheid, February 23

Fire deaths can be reduced by teaching people the basic facts about fire. This video contains some simple messages to help you explain to community members the characteristics of fire. See also: social media cards to help share the facts about fire.... (Full Story)

Winter storm watch

Engineer Jaron Scheid, December 20

The national weather service Chicago has issued a winter storm watch for the area. We ask that anyone that doesn't absolutely need to travel remain indoors for the duration of the storm. As always if you're in need of any help during the storm such as turning off broken water lines or safely moving from car to home for people with special needs & elderly, please feel free to call the department at ... (Full Story)

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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)

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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