Archive for October 14th, 2012

Chicago Ridge is added to the site

Chicago Ridge Fire Department patchIn MABAS Division 21, the Chicago Ridge Fire Department has been added to the site. The department operates two stations. One is staffed by career firefighters and the other by paid-on-call volunteers.

They run with a mixture of apparatus including an E-ONE tower ladder, engines from Pierce, Luverne, and E-ONE, plus ambulances from Road Rescue and Aurora Truck Body.

Chicago Ridge Fire Department Pierce engine

Dennis McGuire, Jr. photo

Chicago Ridge Fire Department

Dennis McGuire, Jr. photo

Chicago Ridge Fire Department

Dennis McGuire, Jr. photo

Chicago Ridge Engine working at 5th Alarm fire in Cicero

Chicago Ridge Engine 6533 was pumping for hours at the Fox Lumberyard fire in Alsip in 2007. Larry Shapiro photo

Luverne fire engine standing in water at lumberyard fire

Another view of Engine 6533 working at the Alsip 5th Alarm in 2007. Larry Shapiro photo

 

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New engine for Lagrange

A reader submitted the following information about Lagrange’s new Ferrara engine.

  • 2012 MVP Heavy rescue pumper
  • 450 hp ¬†cummins engine
  • EMS compartment with interior/exterior access
  • 1500 gpm 1000 tank 20 gal foam
  • painted rollup doors
new Ferrara engine for Larange Fire Department

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