Archive for March 12th, 2011

CFD Truck 51 and Engine 60 get new units

Chicago Engine 60 received their new Spartan Gladiator/Crimson high-pressure pumper (shop #D-654).

Chicago Fire Department Engine 60

Engine 60 put their new 2010 Crimson engine into service this week. It carries shop #D-654. Gordon J. Nord, Jr. photo


As mentioned previously, Truck 51 has put their new Spartan Gladiator/Crimson 103′ aerial (shop #E-336) into service as well. There is a decal in memory of FF William F. Grant.¬†FireFighter Grant, a 20 year veteran of the Chicago Fire Department, died Friday March 23, 2007 at age 44 from injuries sustained in a traffic accident while Truck 51 was en-route to a call.

Chicago Fire Department Truck 51

Truck 51 received one of the five 2010 Spartan Gladiator, Crimson 103' rear mount aerials that were delivered to the city. Truck 51 carries a memorial decal for FF William F. Grant. Gordon J. Nord, Jr. photo

Our thanks to Lyons Fire Chief Gordon J. Nord, Jr. for submitting these images.


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Chicago Fire Department patch update

The last group of patches from the collection of Alexander Alexandrovski for the 6th District are for companies in the 22nd Battalion.

Chicago Fire Department patch Engine 62Engine Company 62, Truck Company 27, Battalion 22

Chicago Fire Department patch Engine 93Engine Company 93, Ambulance 60

Chicago Fire Department patch Engine 115Engine Company 115

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