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Report: Which West Suburbs communities saw the most fires in 2017?

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By West Cook News | Aug 21, 2018

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Mccook Fire District, Forest View Fire District and Stone Park Fire District reported responding to the most fire-related incidents per capita in West Suburbs in 2017, according to the latest state report.

The annual summary of state fire incidents, published by the Illinois State Fire Marshal, records the number and type of fire-related incidents each fire protection district responded to in the calendar year. Fires are categorized as structure fires, vehicle fires or other fires.

Total West Suburbs fires in 2017

Rank
Department
City
Population
Structure fires
Vehicle fires
Other fires
Total fires
Fires per capita
1
Mccook Fire District
McCook
224
20
7
8
35
0.156
2
Forest View Fire District
Forest View
687
22
9
10
41
0.060
3
Stone Park Fire District
Stone Park
4,892
65
5
12
82
0.017
4
Broadview Fire District
Broadview
7,781
36
12
23
71
0.009
5
Berkeley Fire District
Berkeley
5,130
33
6
4
43
0.008
6
Hillside Fire Department
Hillside
8,043
44
10
10
64
0.008
7
North Riverside Fire District
North Riverside
6,564
20
2
9
31
0.005
8
Bellwood Fire District
Bellwood
19,019
45
13
16
74
0.004
9
Westchester Fire District
Westchester
16,461
31
6
21
58
0.004
10
Lagrange Park Fire District
La Grange Park
13,433
34
4
7
45
0.003
11
Lyons Fire District
Lyons
10,585
19
2
13
34
0.003
12
Lagrange Fire District
La Grange
15,581
34
2
14
50
0.003
13
Riverside Fire District
Riverside
8,742
20
3
2
25
0.003
14
Melrose Park Fire District
Melrose Park
25,197
28
19
27
74
0.003
15
Oak Park Fire District
Oak Park
52,261
83
10
42
135
0.003
16
Cicero Fire District
Cicero
82,552
85
41
72
198
0.002
17
Western Springs Fire District
Western Springs
13,479
25
3
4
32
0.002
18
Northlake Fire Protection District
Northlake
12,364
9
11
9
29
0.002
19
Brookfield Fire District
Brookfield
18,694
26
3
12
41
0.002
20
Central Stickney Fire Protection District
Chicago
2,716,450
4
0
6
10
0.000

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Organizations in this Story

Oak Park Fire DepartmentNorthlake Fire Protection DistrictCentral Stickney Fire Protection DistrictHillside Fire DepartmentMELROSE PARK FDSTONE PARK FDBELLWOOD FDBERKELEY FDBROADVIEW FDBROOKFIELD FDCICERO FDFOREST VIEW FDLAGRANGE FDLAGRANGE PARK FDLYONS FDMCCOOK FDNORTH RIVERSIDE FDRIVERSIDE FDWESTCHESTER FDWESTERN SPRINGS FD

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