Archive for June 29th, 2012

CFD Swap Meet and Muster (update)

More images from the Fire Buffs of Illinois and 5-11 Club muster at the Quinn Fire Academy on June 16th.

 

Fire muster in Chicago 2012

Apparatus lined up for display outside the Quinn Fire Academy. Bill Friedrich photo

Fire muster in Chicago 2012 CFD Comm-Van 2-7-1

Command Van 2-7-1,a 2007 Ford F-650/Road Rescue (G-559) was on display at the muster. Bill Friedrich photo

Fire muster in Chicago 2012 Loudonville Century Series American LaFrance

This 1977 Century Series American LaFrance engine (1,500/500) which is owned by John Carter is X-Loudonville. Bill Friedrich photo

Fire muster in Chicago 2012 Sauk Fire District FWD engine

Owned by Gary Jensen, this 1961 FWD (750/750) engine from the Sauk Fire District in Wisconsin was on display. Bill Friedrich photo

Fire muster in Chicago 2012 Hillside Fire Department American LaFrance Eagle engine

Hillside brought Engine 402, a 2001 American LaFrance Eagle/3D (1,500/750). Bill Friedrich photo

Fire muster in Chicago 2012 Hillside Fire Department American LaFrance Century engine

X-Hillside Engine 405, a 1975 American LaFrance Century Series (1,500/750) which is privately owned was also at the muster. Bill Friedrich photo

Fire muster in Chicago 2012 Hillside Fire Department American LaFrance

Both Hillside engines sat side by side showing the different generations of American LaFrance engines. Bill Friedrich photo

Fire muster in Chicago 2012 Fire Museum of Greater Chicago Ahrens Fox engine

This Ahrens Fox from the Fire Museum of Greater Chicago was center stage. Bill Friedrich photo

Not shown in photos but also on display were the replica of LA County Squad 51 and a Chicago Ridge engine.

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West Chicago FPD ARFF at DuPage Airport

This from D. Herndobler:

A couple weeks back, I paid a visit to West Chicago Station 8, and was able to get a couple photos of Squad 8.

  • ¬†2008, Rosenbauer, Panther 1500.
  • 1,500-gallon water tank
  • 200 gallons of foam
  • 500 lbs of dry chem
  • 1,850-GPM pump
  • Rhino Low-Attack bumper turret
  • FLIR
West Chicago Fire Protection District ARFF Squad 8

West Chicago Fire Protection District ARFF Squad 8, D. Herndobler photo

West Chicago Fire Protection District ARFF Squad 8

The West Chicago Fire Protection District ARFF is a 2008 Rosenbauer Panther 1500. D. Herndobler photo

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