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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 22 7 29
May 6 6 12
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Total 96 48 144

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 Protection District Fire Academy Ventilation Practical

Photographer Johna Bradley, June 04

Dwight Fire Protection District Fire Academy Ventilation Practical [5/25/2019]
Ventilation is an important fire ground tactic.
It allows the smoke and super heated gas to be removed from the building. This helps firefighters more quickly find the fire. We practice using hand tools like axes and mauls in case our power tools won’t start.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Servpro of Morris/Ottawa Marketing Reps sponsored an Appreciation Corn Boil

Photographer Johna Bradley, June 03

The Dwight Fire Protection District would like to thank Servpro of Morris/Ottawa Marketing Reps for sponsoring an Appreciation Corn Boil at the Dwight Fire Department at last nights Monthly meeting.
The boiled corn, watermelon, and cupcakes were a token of appreciation for the Firefighters hard work throughout the year.
Servpro of Morris/Ottawa has been sponsoring Appreciation Corn Boils this summer ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Joe Swithen and Caleb Leach from Prairie Central Coop presented the DFPD with a generous donation of $5,000 PLUS and additional $5,000 from GROWMARK

Photographer Johna Bradley, May 31

This week Joe Swithen and Caleb Leach from Prairie Central Coop presented the DFPD with a generous donation of $5,000 PLUS and additional $5,000 from GROWMARK. We appreciate your donations and look forward to continuing our work together! The funds will be used to purchase new rescue equipment for our front line engines.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption DFPD personnel assisted the 4th grade class at Dwight Common School District #232 with their "Egg Dropping" competition

Photographer Johna Bradley, May 31

On Thursday, May 30th, our on-duty personnel assisted the 4th grade class at Dwight Common School District #232 with their "Egg Dropping" competition. The students built homemade protective containers for their eggs which were designed to cushion them from a fall. Mrs. Schultz and the fire crew from Tower 1819 dropped the eggs from a height of just over 20 feet. Great job to all of the 4th graders!... (Full Story & Photos)

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The Dwight Fire Department had the honor of participating in the 2019 Dwight High School CLAP - OUT

Photographer Johna Bradley, May 31

The Dwight Fire Department had the honor of participating in the 2019 Dwight High School CLAP - OUT. The Seniors walked the halls of the Dwight Grade School as all the Grade school children clapped.
It was so much fun to watch the expression on the Seniors faces' as they walked the halls one last time before graduation.

“Your life is your story, and the adventure ahead of you is the journey to fulfill ... (Full Story & Photos)

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