Archive for April 5th, 2018

New Lenox Fire Protection District news

Excerpts from the

New Lenox firefighters responded just before 5:10 p.m. Wednesday for a reported structure fire near the intersection of Hickory Street and Vine Street. Heavy fire could be seen coming from the back of a four-unit apartment building. Firefighters had the blaze under control in about 10 minutes. The fire was contained to one unit.

One individual was hospitalized after the incident, and the fire’s cause was under investigation Wednesday night.


Palos Heights Fire Protection District history

This from Mike Summa:

For TBT, this is the Palos Heights FPD Truck 6404, a 1984 Pierce Arrow 1250/500 75′.  Enjoy and comment.
Mike Summa
Pierce Arrow Tele-Squrt 75

Palos Heights FPD Truck 6404, a 1984 Pierce Arrow 1250/500 75′.  Mike Summa photo

Here’s another from our database from Larry Shapiro as photographed for Snorkel

Palos Heights FPD Pierce Arrow Tele-Squrt 75

Palos Heights FPD Pierce Tele-Squrt 75. Larry Shapiro photo

And one more from the database from later in life after having the cab enclosed … without record of the photographer

Palos Heights TeleSqurt

Palos Heights TeleSqurt

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Mooseheart Fire Department history

From Larry Shapiro for #TBT

GMC/FMC Bean fire engine from Mooseheart IL

Larry Shapiro photo

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Gary Fire Department history

This from Wayne Stuart for #TBT:

The Gary Fire Department operated this 1964 Maxim S Model pumper. It carried serial  number 2413. It had a 1,000-GPM pump and a 300-gallon tank. It was originally assigned to Engine Company 9, and later to Engine Company 5.

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1964 Maxim S-Model pumper from Gary Indiana

Wayne Stuart photo

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