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2022 Incidents
Month Fire Calls EMS Calls Total Calls
January 18 78 96
February 11 62 73
March 20 78 98
April 17 66 83
May 11 45 56
Total 77 329 406

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 2022 Fire Academy heat up.

Engineer Jaron Scheid, May 08

Live fire training has started for the 2022 Chief Shabbona Fire Academy. Cadets have started training under live fire conditions at the old Dwight Correction center. Cadets train on search & rescue, hose line advancement and ventilation. The live fire training is to last approximately one month and end in June with Cadets taking the state test. Cadets are from the Morris, Coal City, Rockdale, Braceville, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Major accident calls for lifeflight

Engineer Jaron Scheid, April 26

At approximately 1:04PM Dwight Fire mutual aid was requested for a car vs garbage truck. 1812 crew arrived to find one patient heavily pined into a vehicle. Lifeflight was requested by Dwight paramedics, extrication started using battery powered rescue tools main structural parts of the car were cut away exposing the patient and allowing the dashboard to be rolled forward freeing the patient. Advanced ... (Full Story)

No Caption Chicago ambulance ends up in Dwight after high speed chase.

Engineer Jaron Scheid, April 25

At approximately 6:35pm Dwight fire and EMS were called to assist with the end of a high speed chase. The chase had started in Chicago and traveled approximately 70 miles south. The chase ended when Chicago ambulance 66 had suffered multiple damaged tires from the incident. The suspect then led police on a short foot chase before being stopped by officers and K9 units. Suspect was treated by Dwight ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rural fire 3/7/22

Engineer Jaron Scheid, March 07

The Dwight Fire Department and several others responded to a rural structure fire that occurred around nine on Sunday night.
The home owner was injured and transported by Dwight EMS to Morris Hospital.
Current injuries and conditions are unknown. The home is a total loss and there were no reported injuries to any firefighters.
Cause of the fire is under investigation by the MABAS Division 15 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Thursday September 26, 2019 was the Annual Dwight Fire Protection District Open House

Photographer Johna Bradley, September 26

Thursday September 26, 2019 was the Annual Dwight Fire Protection District Open House. It was from 5 pm to 6:30 pm. There were fire engine rides, Talk with the Firefighters, Ems, and Police personnel, Auto Extrication Demo, Kids splash house, Safety house, Station tours, and handouts.
Thank you to Station 343 for the delicious food, all the Vendors and the Community of Dwight for coming out to participate ... (Full Story & Photos)


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