Geneva FD responds to 75 fires in 2017
The calls in Geneva included 75 fires - 48 structure fires, four vehicle fires and 23 other fires. The fire department also responded to seven calls for ruptures, explosions or overheating.
In all, the department saw $329,184 in fire loss - or about $4,389 per fire.
The department also received 353 false calls, including eight malicious calls and 345 other false calls.
The calls resulted in one civilian fire-related injury. Additionally, three fire service members were injured in fire-related incidents and three were injured in non fire-related incidents.
The Geneva Firefighters Pension Fund, which has 20 active employees and 11 retired or inactive employees, was $789,447 in debt as of April 2016, according to the fund's mandated filings with the Illinois Department of Insurance. That amounts to $8,398 for every fire in 2016.