Archive for October 25th, 2012

Where are they now … Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights engine serves in Oklahoma:

This from Bill Friedrich:

Here is another Illinois rig serving a second life outside our state. Antlers FD in Oklahoma purchased the 1968 American LaFrnce 900 series that was rehabbed by Marion in 1980. Steve Loftin photo

Arlington Heights Fire Department Engine 418

Arlington Heights Fire Department Engine 418, a 1968 American LaFrance 900 Series engine that was re-habbed in 1980 by Marion Body Works. It has a 1,000-GPM pump and 500-gallon water tank. Bill Friedrich photo

Antlers Fire Department Oklahoma

Engine 2 for the Antlers Fire Department in Oklahoma is this 1968/1980 American LaFrance 900 Series/Marion Body Works 1000/500 engine originally owned by Arlington Heights, IL. Steve Loftin photo

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Apparatus updates to the site

Many updates have been coming in for the site and as time permits they are added to the department pages. The following units have been added or updated:

  • Berwyn Car 900 and Utility 912 (Bill Friedrich)
  • Flossmoor Squad 1320 (Matt Schumann)
  • Glenside Ambulance has been added (Bill Friedrich)
  • Frankfort Ambulance 715, Rehab 776, Dive Rescue Squad 3 (Karl Klotz)
  • Frankfort Engine 741, Engine 751, Ambulance 4 (Matt Schumann)
  • Manhattan¬†Tanker 1227 at Station 2 (Matt Schumann)
  • Norwood Park Car 111 (Drew Gresik)
  • Oak Lawn¬†Medic 1, Service 20, Service 22 and Squad 1 (Engine 5) have been added (Mat Schumann)
  • North Palos FPD Ambulance 812 was added at Station 2
  • North Palos FPD Engine 823 was added at Station 3

Dennis McGuire, Jr. also submitted an image of North Palos FPD Ambulance 842 (now retired) that was formerly Worth Ambulance 6712.

North Palos FPD Ambulance 842

North Palos Ambulance 842 was a 1999 IHC 4700/Road Rescue that was formerly Worth Ambulance 6712. Dennis McGuire, Jr. photo

Worth Fire Department

Worth Ambulance 6712, a 1999 IHC 4700/Road Rescue Type I is no longer part of the fleet. Bill Friedrich photo

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