NOKOMIS (Heartland Newsfeed) — Nokomis Area Fire Protection District responded to 20 calls in 2016, according to data obtained by Heartland Newsfeed from the National Fire Incident Reporting System.
The calls comprised of ten structure fires, three vehicle fires and three other fires. Included in the report were four false calls. Damage estimates of $253,700 was quoted or roughly $15,856 per fire.
Also cited in the report were two fire-related civilian injuries.
Jake Leonard, a broadcast media and journalism veteran, is the editor-in-chief of Heartland Newsfeed. Leonard is also GM and program director of Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network, wrestling editor and contributing writer for Ambush Sports, a contributing writer for My Sports Vote and Midwest Sports Network, and a former contributor to Bleacher Report and Overtime Heroics. He resides at home in Nokomis, Ill. with his dog Buster.