Archive for February 13th, 2013

Public Safety units at Chicago Auto Show

This from Martin Nowak:

Went to the 2013 Chicago Auto Show on 2/12/2013 and saw these on display. The F-Series truck was at the show last year, so here’s a video from last year with it’s lights on:¬†http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-NUdwbr8Co

 

Chicago Police Department Jeep at the Chicago Auto Show

Martin Nowak photo

Illinois State Police motorcycle  at the Chicago Auto Show

Martin Nowak photo

Illinois State Police SUV  at the Chicago Auto Show

Martin Nowak photo

Itasca Police car  at the Chicago Auto Show

Martin Nowak photo

Ford police car  at the Chicago Auto Show

Martin Nowak photo

police SUV at the Chicago Auto Show

Martin Nowak photo

battalion chief sub at the Chicago Auto show

Martin Nowak photo

fire engine at the Chicago Auto show

Martin Nowak photo

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Bensenville box alarm 2-12-2013

Bensenville box alarm 2-12-2013. Photos taken by Eugene Martin

house fire in Bensenville 2-12-13

Eugene Martin photo

house fire in Bensenville 2-12-13

Eugene Martin photo

house fire in Bensenville 2-12-13

Eugene Martin photo

house fire in Bensenville 2-12-13

Eugene Martin photo

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Chicago FD Turret Wagon history (pt3)

These images from Larry Shapiro.

CFD Turret Wagon 6-7-1 working in the rear at a 5-11 Alarm fire in June of 1985 on Clinton. Larry Shapiro photo

CFD Turret Wagon 6-7-1 working in the rear at a 5-11 Alarm fire in June of 1985 on Clinton. Larry Shapiro photo

CFD Turret Wagon 6-7-1 working in the rear at a 5-11 Alarm fire in June of 1985 on Clinton. Larry Shapiro photo

Another shot of CFD 6-7-1 working in the rear at the 5-11 in June of 1985 on Clinton. Larry Shapiro photo

Chicago Fire Department turret wagon deluge wagon

CFD Turret Wagon 6-7-1 was built on a 1975 Mack MB600 chassis seen here while assigned with Engine 23. Larry Shapiro photo

Chicago Fire Department turret wagon deluge wagon

This unit was assigned as 6-7-1 while housed with Engine 42 along with the larger 6-7-5. 6-7-1 was built on a 1975 Chevy Scottsdale chassis. Larry Shapiro photo

Chicago Fire Department turret wagon deluge wagon

6-7-4 was also built on a 1975 Chevy Scottsdale chassis. Larry Shapiro photo

Chicago Fire Department turret wagon deluge wagon

CFD Turret Wagon 6-7-5 was built on a 1975 Mack MB600 chassis seen here while assigned with Engine 42. Larry Shapiro photo

Chicago FD turret wagon at 5-11 alarm fire

6-7-6 went to work with both turrets at the 5-11 ruins on W. Nelson in September of 2012 in an apparent attempt to facilitate the collapse of the building walls. Larry Shapiro photo

Chicago FD turret wagon at 5-11 alarm fire

6-7-6, the southside turret wagon, was called to the 5-11 on W. Nelson last September since the northside turret wagon was out of service. Larry Shapiro photo

Chicago FD turret wagon at 5-11 alarm fire

Both guns flowing water at the 5-11 Alarm fire on September 30, 2012 at 2612-18 W. Nelson. Larry Shapiro photo

Chicago FD turret wagon at 3-11 alarm fire

Prior to the recent warehouse fire on Ashland Avenue, this was possibly the last time that 6-7-1 was at a fire scene. Larry Shapiro photo

Chicago FD turret wagon at 3-11 alarm fire

Closeup of the intakes for 6-7-1. Larry Shapiro photo

Chicago FD turret wagon at 3-11 alarm fire

6-7-1 after working at a 3-11 alarm fire at 1300 W. Exchange on January 9, 2007. Larry Shapiro photo

Chicago FD turret wagon at 3-11 alarm fire

6-7-1, which carries shop #G366, leaving the 3-11 on Exchange in 2007. Larry Shapiro photo

 

Previous posts in this series on Chicago FD turret wagons are HERE and HERE.

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