Bement FPD responds to 13 fires in 2017
The calls in Bement included 13 fires - six structure fires, one vehicle fire and six other fires.
In all, the department saw $73,500 in fire loss - or about $5,654 per fire.
The department also received three false calls.
The Bement Fire Protection District had an annual budget of $175,444 in 2017.
The Bement FPD Firefighters Pension Fund, which has active employee and two retired or inactive employees, was $55,300 in debt as of April 2016, according to the fund's mandated filings with the Illinois Department of Insurance. That amounts to $4,608 for every fire in 2016.