There are several newsworthy items to note regarding the Evanston Fire Department.
- This week Evanston completed the layoffs involving the three firefighters with the shortest time on the job.
- Evanston is in the process of interviewing candidates for the position of Fire Chief. Apparently the field is currently at five finalists.
- Evanston has completed specifications for a new tractor-drawn aerial
- The new Pierce Arrow XT engine which is being funded by Northwestern University is in the final stages of production