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2023 Incidents
Month Fire EMS Total
January 21 47 68
February 12 27 39
March 15 76 91
April 21 49 70
May 23 52 75
June 21 45 66
July 19 51 70
August 18 54 72
September 19 64 83
October
November
December
Total 169 465 634

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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Heat Advisory

Engineer Jaron Scheid, July 26

Action Recommended
Execute a pre-planned activity identified in the instructions
Issued By
Chicago - IL, US, National Weather Service
Affected Area
In Illinois, La Salle, Grundy, Kankakee, Livingston, Iroquois, Ford and Southern Will Counties. In Indiana, Newton, Jasper and Benton Counties
Description
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT /10 PM EDT/ THURSDAY...

WHAT...Peak afternoon ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Warning

Engineer Jaron Scheid, April 12

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Chicago IL
240 AM CDT Wed Apr 12 2023

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Severe Weather Outbreak

Engineer Jaron Scheid, March 31

Action Recommended
Execute a pre-planned activity identified in the instructions
Issued By
Chicago - IL, US, National Weather Service
Affected Area
Portions of central, east central, north central and northwest Indiana
Description
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM CDT /4 PM EDT/ THIS AFTERNOON TO 1 PM CDT /2 PM EDT/ SATURDAY...

WHAT...Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected ... (Full Story)


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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)


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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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