Archive for February 1st, 2016

New ambulance for Midlothian

From the Fire Service, Inc. Facebook page:

Congratulations to the Midlothian Fire Department on the delivery of their 2016 Wheeled Coach Type III Ford Ambulance. Thank you for your business and we look forward to working with you in the future.

Midlothian Fire Department ambulance

Fire Service, Inc. photo

2016 Wheeled Coach Type III Ford Ambulance for the Midlothian Fire Department. Fire Service, Inc. photo

2016 Wheeled Coach Type III Ford Ambulance for the Midlothian Fire Department. Fire Service, Inc. photo

Wheeled Coach Type III Ford Ambulance

Fire Service, Inc. photo

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Merrionette Park Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

The first picture is a 1967 GMC/Pierce Squad Truck from Merrionette Park, Illinois. ¬†500-GPM, front mounted pump, ¬†70′ electronic ladder, carries aux. generators, but no water.
Thank you,
Mike Summa
Merrionette Park FD history

Merrionette Park Squad 1, 1967 GMC/Pierce Squad Truck from Merrionette Park, Illinois. 500-GPM, front mounted pump, 70′ electronic ladder, carries aux. generators, but no water. Mike Summa photo

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Vintage Chicago Fire at the Dixie Portland Flour Mill, 3-18-70

This from Steve Redick:

Found this clipping of the first use of the new Big John

Steve

News clipping from a huge fire at the Dixie Portland Flour Mill in Chicago 3-18-70

News clipping from a huge fire at the Dixie Portland Flour Mill in Chicago 3-18-70. Warren Redick collection

News clipping from a huge fire at the Dixie Portland Flour Mill in Chicago 3-18-70

News clipping from a huge fire at the Dixie Portland Flour Mill in Chicago 3-18-70. Warren Redick collection

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