Archive for July 19th, 2012

Newport Township FPD X-tanker privately owned

This from Jeff Rudolph:

I drove past this rig Tuesday morning, Newport‘s old Tender 1463. Sold to Tempel farms of Wadsworth ¬†sometime ago, and used to haul water around the farm. Today was being used to water some crops. Jeff
Newport Township FPD used Welch tanker

X-Newport Township FPD Welch tanker being used on a private farm. Jeff Rudolph

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60psi feeder line open in Lyons

At 9:30AM, Tim Olk tells us that:

The Lyons Fire Department is on the scene of an open 60psi gas feeder line that is burning at 43rd Street and 1St Street. Companies were returning from a fire in Riverside and saw an arcing wire …¬†Bedford Park has a tower ladder on-scene and they are waiting for gas company crews to mitigate the situation.

He submitted these photos

open gas line burns in Lyons 7-19-12

Tim Olk photo

open gas line burns in Lyons 7-19-12

Tim Olk photo

open gas line burns in Lyons 7-19-12

Tim Olk photo

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Schaumburg’s new truck

Pierce has posted an image of the new truck for Schaumburg on their Flickr site

Schaumburg Fire Department new Pierce truck 52

Pierce Composite

thanks Ron, Josh, Martin, & Tyler

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