2018 Annual Fire Report to the Community from the ATTICA FIRE DEPT. INC.
The members of the Attica FD are pleased to report to our community the activities of the Department over the past year.
Breakdown of the calls for 2018:
CO Alarms: 8 Abdominal Pain: 5 Allergic Reaction: 5
Mut-Aid Fires: 13 Assaults: 5 Back Pain: 4
Mut-Aid Fill-ins: 7 Breathing Diff: 23 Diabetic: 9
False: 5 Full Arrest: 10 Heart problems: 39
MVA: 16 Falls: 53 Hemorrhage: 9
Power-Gas-Water: 9 Illness: 72 Injury: 12
Train Derailment: 1 Overdose: 12 CO effects: 6
Mercy Flight LZ: 3 Stroke: 7 Unconscious: 15
Structure fire: 2 Stand-bys: 27 MVA: 22
Vehicle fires: 1 Animal Bites: 1 Choking: 1
Dumpster: 1 MHA issues: 8 MISC.: 40
Grass / Brush: 2
Law Enforcement assists: 1
Total Fire & Ambulance calls for2018: 456 ( UP 37 calls from 2017 )
Total fire calls for 2018: 71 ( Down 43 from 2017 )
Total ambulance calls for 2018: 385 ( This is UP 80 calls from 2017 !!!!!! )
Total fire loss: $ 107,025.00
Potential loss: $ 1,404,000.00
Please Note: The loss and potential DO NOT include the train derailment. This would include rail cars involved, property damage, and loss of the freight that was being carried on the other rail cars.
There were 29 fire calls and 145 rescue calls in the Township
There were 20 fire calls and 224 rescue calls in the Village
Reminder of this years fundraisers: Annual pancake breakfast in March, Trip Raffle on April 6, 2019 being held at Darien Center FD Rec hall. Gun raffle being held on September 28, 2019.
With the large number of calls that we have, we need YOUR help by becoming a member and helping the residents of OUR community. Stop by the firehall on Tuesday night's between 6:30 & 9 pm. OR contact a member of this Department.
E-Mail or call 591-2679