Dwight Fire Protection District

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05/04/2019
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05/04/2019
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2019 Incidents
Month Fire Calls EMS Calls Total Calls
January 21 11 32
February 22 13 35
March 25 11 36
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Total 68 35 103

Past Years Call Volume
Year Fire EMS Total
2011 139 0 139
2012 164 0 164
2013 211 4 215
2014 210 10 220
2015 205 15 220
2016 230 56 286
2017 216 118 334
2018 240 137 377

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Dwight Fire Department and Dwight EMS responded to a semi roll over on the entrance ramp of Interstate 55

Photographer Johna Bradley, April 17

Dwight Fire Deputy Chief Justin Dyer reports that the Dwight Fire Department and Dwight EMS responded to a semi roll over on the entrance ramp of Interstate 55 South Bound at the 220 mile marker yesterday evening. Upon arrival crews found a single occupant that sustained several non life threatening injuries and was being assisted out of the top side of the turned over vehicle by passerby travelers. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Dwight Fire Protection District recently rolled out their new mental health peer support program

Timberlie Jahn, April 10

Dwight Fire Protection District recently rolled out their new mental health peer support program a direct response to the alarming number of suicides amongst first responders.
With only 5 percent of the nations fire departments having in house support, DFPD is committed to the well-being of the departments firefighter men and women physically and mentally.
The program provides trauma trained firefighter ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2019 Dwight Fire Protection District Academy students participated in SCBA practicals

Photographer Johna Bradley, March 23

The 2019 Dwight Fire Protection District Academy students participated in SCBA practicals on Saturday, March 23.
"Our lives depend on that air we carry on our backs and the skills we develop using this most important piece of equipment. You can’t train too much or be too good with your SCBA." Homer Robertson, FireRescue 2009... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Dwight Fire Protection District partnered with the Coal City Fire Protection District to raise the flag in tribute to a neighboring department to help show respect and condolences of a long time service member

Photographer Johna Bradley, March 19

On March 19, 2019, the Dwight Fire Protection District partnered with the Coal City Fire Protection District to raise the flag in tribute to a neighboring department to help show respect and condolences to the friends and family of a long time service member.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Dwight Fire Protection District encourages you to check your smoke alarms when you change your clocks for Daylight Saving Time​, Sunday March 10th.

Photographer Johna Bradley, March 09

Dwight Fire Protection District encourages you to check your smoke alarms when you change your clocks for Daylight Saving Time​, Sunday March 10th.

* According to the @NFPA, 2/3 of home fire deaths result from broken smoke alarms. Check yours when you change the clock! #IAFFSafetyTips
* When adjusting for Daylight Saving Time, make sure you are always checking your smoke alarms! #IAFFSafetyTips
* ... (Full Story & Photos)

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