Archive for March 18th, 2013

House fire in Mt Prospect 3-18-13

This from Scott Peterson:

Occurred today approx 1030hrs @ 21 S Hi Lusi Ave. Tower 13 first on scene found hvy smoke conditions, upgraded to a Code 4 (no Eng 13). Hvy fire on the 2nd flr of the 1-1/2sty cape cod. Just as I arrived, co’s did an evacuation due to a floor collapse on the 2nd flr. Crews went defensive for a few minutes, knocked it down and went back interior. Couldn’t get around to the rear due to the fact that just about everyone’s yards had large fences, but there is a large bump-out addition on the 2nd flr rear.¬† Cos on the fire auto-aid to the Code 4 level were, AHTS Tower 1, DESP Eng & Batt Chief, EGRT Eng 11. ROLM Eng & GLVW Eng C/Q.
Good job by all!
Scott
House fire on Hi Lusi in Mt Prospect

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House fire on Hi Lusi in Mt Prospect

Scott Peterson photo

House fire on Hi Lusi in Mt Prospect

Scott Peterson photo

House fire on Hi Lusi in Mt Prospect

Scott Peterson photo

House fire on Hi Lusi in Mt Prospect

Scott Peterson photo

House fire on Hi Lusi in Mt Prospect

Scott Peterson photo

House fire on Hi Lusi in Mt Prospect

Scott Peterson photo

House fire on Hi Lusi in Mt Prospect

Scott Peterson photo

House fire on Hi Lusi in Mt Prospect

Scott Peterson photo

House fire on Hi Lusi in Mt Prospect

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New engine for Skokie

This from Josh Boyajian:

Here are some pictures I’ve taken of Skokie’s new 2013 Pierce Dash CF Puc last weekend! The rear of the engine has a special compartment or storage area for the last 200 feet of their skid loads. Instead of the 200′ horseshoe of 1-3/4 or 2-1/2 that is on top of the skid, they have it in these compartments that are shoulder height! Which in my opinion is pretty cool and very firefighter friendly. Also the inside of the Dash CF cab, how much room is inside it. Very nice engine! Enjoy!
Thanks Josh Boyajian
new engine for Skokie Fire Department Engine 17

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new engine for Skokie Fire Department Engine 17

Josh Boyajian photo

new engine for Skokie Fire Department Engine 17

Josh Boyajian photo

new engine for Skokie Fire Department Engine 17

Josh Boyajian photo

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