Lake Villa VFD responds to 47 fires in 2017
The calls in Lake Villa included 47 fires - 18 structure fires, six vehicle fires and 23 other fires. The fire department also responded to one call for ruptures, explosions or overheating.
In all, the department saw $1,212,655 in fire loss - or about $25,801 per fire.
The department also received 194 false calls, including 14 malicious calls and 180 other false calls.
The calls resulted in one civilian fire-related death.
The Lake Villa Volunteer Fire Department had an annual budget of $5,081,969 in 2017.