Woodstock FRD responds to 77 fires in 2017
The calls in Woodstock included 77 fires - 35 structure fires, 10 vehicle fires and 32 other fires. The fire department also responded to three calls for ruptures, explosions or overheating.
In all, the department saw $3,905,430 in fire loss - or about $50,720 per fire.
The department also received 355 false calls, including eight malicious calls and 347 other false calls.
The Woodstock Fire-Rescue District had an annual budget of $7,527,755 in 2017.
The Woodstock Fire/Rescue Dist. Firefighters' Pension Fund, which has 39 active employees and four retired or inactive employees, was $45,838 in debt as of April 2016, according to the fund's mandated filings with the Illinois Department of Insurance. That amounts to $705 for every fire in 2016.