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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 3 25 28
September
October
November
December
Total 112 489 601

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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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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Heat warning ⚠️

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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Engineer Jaron Scheid, June 10

Shiny and new is the look at are friends next door, the village of Dwight received delivery of there new 2022 ambulance. The new color pattern is shared between the fire department and village ambulance. As both departments work to replace there fleets going forward this is the new look the community will see. Many people might not know this but the fire department and ambulance are controlled by ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Dwight has Two graduate!

Engineer Jaron Scheid, June 10

Friday July 10, multiple students from area fire departments attended and graduated the 2022 Chief Shabbona fire school. The ceremony held at Reed custer high school in Braidwood attracted large crowds of family and friends. The 240 hour long class challenges students with both high physical and mental demands under live fire conditions to ensure the students are ready for real emergency's. Chief ... (Full Story & Photos)

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