Elmwood Park FD responds to 43 fires in 2017
The calls in Elmwood Park included 43 fires - 19 structure fires, six vehicle fires and 18 other fires.
In all, the department saw $77,982 in fire loss - or about $1,814 per fire.
The department also received 268 false calls.
The Elmwood Park Firefighters Pension Fund, which has 26 active employees and 29 retired or inactive employees, was $1,878,192 in debt as of April 2016, according to the fund's mandated filings with the Illinois Department of Insurance. That amounts to $42,686 for every fire in 2016.