Archive for May 5th, 2017

Fatal Box Alarm in Berwyn, 5-5-17 (part 1)

This from Jeff Braun, Jr.

Here are some photos of the Box Alarm for the house fire in Berwyn at 3310 S Home Ave. The fire started at approx. 11:45 hours. Companies arrived on scene and reported heavy smoke and fire showing from the roof. The Box Alarm was initiated about 10 minutes into the incident. One victim was found deceased. Thanks. -Jeff Braun Jr.

firefighters with hose line at fire scene

Jeff Braun, Jr. County-Wide Photography

flames from the attic of a house

Jeff Braun, Jr. County-Wide Photography

North Riverside FD Piere PUC fire engine on a hydrant

Jeff Braun, Jr. County-Wide Photography

Oak park E-ONE tower ladder at fire scene

Jeff Braun, Jr. County-Wide Photography

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New ambulances for Aurora

From the Fire Service, Inc. Facebook page:

Just completed delivery inspections on 2 of Aurora, IL FD newest Wheeled Coach ambulances! Another very happy Fire Service, Inc. family member. Stay tuned, delivery within 10 days!

new ambulances for Aurora

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new ambulances for Aurora

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new ambulances for Aurora

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new ambulance interior

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CFD General Order 17-007

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Olympia Gardens Vol. Fire Dept. History

This from Mike Summa:

This was the Olympia Gardens Mack engine. ¬†I do not know specs, but I think it could be X South Chicago Hts. This department was near Western Ave. and Joe Orr Road near Chicago Heights and went out of business in the 90’s.

vintage L-Model Mack pumper

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