IAFF Local #4790

Carpentersville Professional Firefighters

Press Release 3

Carpentersville IAFF Local 4790 Press Release 3

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Press Release 3


Carpentersville FD responds to 82 fires in 2018

By Metric Media News Service

Oct 4, 2020

Carpentersville Fire District responded to 450 calls in 2018 - 4.2 percent more than the previous year, according to data from the National Fire Incident Reporting System.

The calls in Carpentersville included 82 fires - 48 structure fires, nine vehicle fires and 25 other fires. The fire department also responded to six calls for ruptures, explosions or overheating.

In all, the department saw $519,151 in fire loss - or about $6,331 per fire.

The department also received 362 false calls, including seven malicious calls and 355 other false calls.

The calls resulted in two civilian fire-related injuries. Additionally, one fire service member was injured in non fire-related incidents.

The Carpentersville Firefighters Pension Fund, which has 34 active employees and 30 retired or inactive employees, was $1,430,482 positive as of December 2017, according to the fund's mandated filings with the Illinois Department of Insurance. That amounts to $16,829 for every fire in 2017.

Carpentersville Fire District fire incidents

                2017       2018       Year-over-year change (%)

Building Fires     44           48           9.1

Vehicle Fires      11           9              -18.2

Other Fires         30           25           -16.7

Total Fires           85           82           -3.5

Total Calls            432         450         4.2


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