Mundelein FD responds to 31 fires in 2017
The calls in Mundelein included 31 fires - 17 structure fires, two vehicle fires and 12 other fires. The fire department also responded to three calls for ruptures, explosions or overheating.
In all, the department saw $552,900 in fire loss - or about $17,835 per fire.
The department also received 506 false calls, including three malicious calls and 503 other false calls.
The calls resulted in three civilian fire-related injuries.
The Mundelein Firefighters Pension Fund, which has 26 active employees and 13 retired or inactive employees, was $783,561 in debt as of April 2016, according to the fund's mandated filings with the Illinois Department of Insurance. That amounts to $23,046 for every fire in 2016.