Lasalle FD responds to 33 fires in 2017
The calls in Lasalle included 33 fires - 23 structure fires, four vehicle fires and six other fires. The fire department also responded to two calls for ruptures, explosions or overheating.
In all, the department saw $369,400 in fire loss - or about $11,194 per fire.
The department also received 35 false calls.
The Lasalle Firefighters Pension Fund, which has four active employees and three retired or inactive employees, was $55,821 in debt as of April 2016, according to the fund's mandated filings with the Illinois Department of Insurance. That amounts to $1,240 for every fire in 2016.