Peoria FD responds to 289 fires in 2017
The calls in Peoria included 289 fires - 169 structure fires, 40 vehicle fires and 80 other fires. The fire department also responded to 10 calls for ruptures, explosions or overheating.
In all, the department saw $1,735,463 in fire loss - or about $6,005 per fire.
The department also received 668 false calls, including 42 malicious calls and 626 other false calls.
The calls resulted in five civilian fire-related injuries and two civilian fire-related deaths. Additionally, three fire service members were injured in fire-related incidents and 13 were injured in non fire-related incidents.