Williamson County FPD responds to 110 fires in 2017
The calls in Williamson County included 110 fires - 44 structure fires, 18 vehicle fires and 48 other fires. The fire department also responded to two calls for ruptures, explosions or overheating.
In all, the department saw $730,250 in fire loss - or about $6,639 per fire.
The department also received 23 false calls.
The calls resulted in one civilian fire-related death.
The Williamson County Firefighters Pension Fund, which has four active employees and two retired or inactive employees, was $6,745 positive as of December 2016, according to the fund's mandated filings with the Illinois Department of Insurance. That amounts to $64 for every fire in 2016.