(65 ILCS 5/8-3-8) (from Ch. 24, par. 8-3-8)
    Sec. 8-3-8. Whenever any property listed or assessed for municipal taxation is destroyed by fire, in whole or in part, before the levy thereon of municipal taxes, or before the municipal taxes levied thereon have been collected, the mayor or president may rebate or remit as much of the municipal taxes levied upon that property, as in his opinion should be rebated or remitted because the property has been, in whole or in part, destroyed by fire.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)