Archive for December 2nd, 2012

Worker dies in chemical tank in Wheeling – update 5

video from the confined space rescue in Wheeling on 11-30-12

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New engine for LaGrange

This from Josh Boyajian:

LaGrange’s new Ferrera Engine was sitting outside LaGrange Parks firehouse Thursday afternoon. ¬†I stopped by and grabbed a few pics!

Thanks Josh

 

LaGrange Fire Department new Ferrara Engine

Josh Boyajian photo

LaGrange Fire Department new Ferrara Engine

Josh Boyajian photo

LaGrange Fire Department new Ferrara Engine 1111

Josh Boyajian photo

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Where are they now …

This from Martin Nowak: more X-Illinois fire trucks in Indiana

1976 Sutphen Pumper; purchased from Bourbonnais IL in 1990 by the Shirley Vol FD

1983 PemFab/E-one 95ft Aerial Ladder was purchased by Cambridge City Vol FD in 2002 from Gurnee, IL

Pump 101 2000 HME/Smeal; was purchased by Poe FD from Coal City IL. All rigs at Poe carry the orange color that Coal City carries

Truck 23; 1972 American LaFrance Aero Chief 90′ Snorkel served Mattoon, IL, then St. John, IN, and now Shelby Vol FD

Engine 5812; 1975 Mack CF685 pumper served Winfield FPD IL before the Lake Dalecarlia Vol FD

Rescue 862; 1994 Freightliner FL60/Wheeled Coach was a former Evanston Ambulance that was purchased in 2004 by Kingsbury Volunteer FD

East Chicago has two of the six units that were ordered by the City of Chicago in 2001 ( 2001 American LaFrance Eagle/3D Pumpers) They serve as Engine-1 and Engine-4 Only one stayed in Chicago as E-23. The other three were repainted and went to Baltimore County, Maryland where they served as Engine-2, Engine-4, and Engine-6.

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