Mokena FPD ambulance refurb (more)

From the Alexis Fire Apparatus website photos of the Mokena FPD ambulance refurb

ambulance being refurbished

Alexis Fire photo

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Working fire in Evanston, 10-27-20

This from Tim Olk:

house fire at 2554 Lawndale Avenue in Evanston around 11AM today (Tuesday 10/27/20)

Evanston Firefighters at work

Tim Olk photo

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New Engine for Prospect Heights (more)

Updated production photos of the new engine for Prospect Heights

stainless steel fire engine being built

Alexis Fire photo

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Working fire in Berwyn, 10-26-20

From Chi-Town Fire Photos:

smoke from Chicago bungalow style house

Chi-Town Fire Photos

smoke from Chicago bungalow style house

Chi-Town Fire Photos

smoke from Chicago bungalow style house

Chi-Town Fire Photos

smoke from Chicago bungalow style house

Chi-Town Fire Photos

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Bloomington Fire Department news

Excerpts from jg-tc.com:

Fire Chief Brian Mohr will retire next month after nearly 30 years with the Bloomington Fire Department. He began his career with the fire department and 1991. He was promoted in 2011 to shift commander and assistant chief. In 2013, he became a training officer and was promoted to fire chief in 2015. 

An interim fire chief will be named in the near future.

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As seen around … the North Park Fire Protection District

This from Tim Olk:

North Park FPD flashover training

heavy smoke and flames from flashover fire training prop

Tim Olk photo

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Crestwood Fire Department news

In addition to the new engines for the Crestwood Fire Department, they also previously posted the following for a light duty rescue:

From the Crestwood Fire Department Facebook page:

INVITATION TO BID
BID NUMBER: 20-002
BID OPEN DATE: 17 September at 8:00 AM
BID CLOSE DATE: 9 October at 12:00 PM
ITEM: LIGHT DUTY RESCUE FIRE APPARATUS (NON-WALK-IN)
BACKGROUND / DESCRIPTION: Notice is herby given by the Mayor and the Board of Trustees of the Village of
Crestwood, Cook County, Illinois that the Village of Crestwood Fire Department is seeking bids from qualified
manufacturers / authorized dealers or agents for a light duty rescue fire apparatus (non-walk-in), with the intention of
purchasing one. The department has created a list of specifications for a light duty rescue fire apparatus (non-walk-in).
No bid shall be withdrawn after the opening of proposals, without consent of the Mayor and the Board of Trustees of the
Village of Crestwood, Illinois for a period of thirty (30) days after the scheduled time of closing of proposals. The Village of
Crestwood reserves the right to reject any and all proposals and to waive technicalities. Bid packets outlining the
department’s specifications for this item and required vendor information will be available after 8 AM on Thursday, 17
September 2020. Sealed bids must be submitted by 12 PM on Friday, 9 October 2020. No sealed bids shall be accepted
after this date and time. Bids shall be unsealed and recorded at a meeting administered by the Village Clerk, which will
be held on Friday, 9 October 2020 at 2 PM at the Crestwood Village Hall, located at 13840 S. Cicero Ave. Crestwood, IL
60418.

thanks Keith

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4-Alarm fire in Rockford, 10-24-20 (more)

From Tim Olk:

2500 Main Street in Rockford, two-story, vacant building over a city block long was well-involved on arrival

flames and smoke from commercial building fire

Tim Olk photo

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4-Alarm fire in Rockford, 10-24-20

RockfordFire is on scene of a structure fire at North Main Street and Ford Avenue.

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Planes skids off runway at Chicago Executive Airport, 10-21-20

This from Max Weingardt:

Jet slides off the runway at Chicago Executive Airport Wednesday night 10/21/20

Wheeling FD Crash Truck 23 on scene

Max Weingardt photo

Prospect Heights FPD Crash Truck 39 on scene

Max Weingardt photo

Prospect Heights FPD Crash Truck 39 on scene

Max Weingardt photo

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