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

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By West Cook News | Sep 3, 2018

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Mccook Fire District, Forest View Fire District and Stone Park Fire District reported responding to the most structure fire 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.

West Suburbs structure fires in 2017

Rank
Department
City
Population
Structure fires
Structure fires per capita
1
Mccook Fire District
McCook
224
20
0.089
2
Forest View Fire District
Forest View
687
22
0.032
3
Stone Park Fire District
Stone Park
4,892
65
0.013
4
Berkeley Fire District
Berkeley
5,130
33
0.006
5
Hillside Fire Department
Hillside
8,043
44
0.005
6
Broadview Fire District
Broadview
7,781
36
0.005
7
North Riverside Fire District
North Riverside
6,564
20
0.003
8
Lagrange Park Fire District
La Grange Park
13,433
34
0.003
9
Bellwood Fire District
Bellwood
19,019
45
0.002
10
Riverside Fire District
Riverside
8,742
20
0.002
11
Lagrange Fire District
La Grange
15,581
34
0.002
12
Western Springs Fire District
Western Springs
13,479
25
0.002
13
Westchester Fire District
Westchester
16,461
31
0.002
14
Lyons Fire District
Lyons
10,585
19
0.002
15
Oak Park Fire District
Oak Park
52,261
83
0.002
16
Brookfield Fire District
Brookfield
18,694
26
0.001
17
Melrose Park Fire District
Melrose Park
25,197
28
0.001
18
Cicero Fire District
Cicero
82,552
85
0.001
19
Northlake Fire Protection District
Northlake
12,364
9
0.001
20
Central Stickney Fire Protection District
Chicago
2,716,450
4
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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