Bill Friedrich submitted the following:

I am pleased to showcase our new ladder truck. It just arrived today (Friday). After mounting equipment and training, the department is hoping to have this vehicle in service mid-October. The unit cost¬†$840,000 and was sold by Kevin Lueder of Fire Apparatus & Supply Team. It is on a Spartan Sirius chassis and has a 2,000-GPM pump, 300 gallons of water, and a 100′ tower ladder.
Downers Grove Fire Department Spartan Sirius/Smeal tower ladder

Downers Grove just received a new 2011 Spartan/Sirius Smeal 100' Tower Ladder fro Trick 2. Bill Friedrich photo

Downers Grove Fire Department Spartan Sirius/Smeal tower ladder

The officer's side of Downers Grove Truck 2. The unit has a 2,000-GPM pump and carries 300 gallons of water. Bill Friedrich photo

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