Palatine FD responds to 147 fires in 2017
The calls in Palatine included 147 fires - 82 structure fires, 13 vehicle fires and 52 other fires. The fire department also responded to 13 calls for ruptures, explosions or overheating.
In all, the department saw $736,291 in fire loss - or about $5,009 per fire.
The department also received 737 false calls, including 32 malicious calls and 705 other false calls.
The calls resulted in three civilian fire-related injuries.
The Palatine Fire Department had an annual budget of $4,452,235 in 2016.