Archive for January 29th, 2019

Lincolnwood Fire Department news

Excerpts from the ChicagoTribune.com:

At the third annual Iron Chiefs Cook-Off, Lincolnwood’s police and fire personnel battled it out as they tested their culinary skills in an Iron Chef-style cooking competition based on the hit TV show.

In the Village of Lincolnwood’s third annual event, the police made a pasta dish with meatballs and firefighters made a Parmesan crusted chicken pasta with breaded zucchini. Each team, with four cooks, had a timed 25 minutes to pull it off with their on-the-spot homemade pasta. This year’s event was the tiebreaker between the departments following the police department’s 2018 victory.

The winning recipe is a preferred Sunday meal often prepared at the Lincolnwood Fire Department.

The event, featuring Lincolnwood resident and “Iron Chef America” judge Mario Rizzotti, drew an estimated 150 people. It was a fundraiser sponsored by Lincolnwood’s human relations commission with proceeds benefiting the Niles Township Food Pantry.

Also judging was WGN-TV’s Sean Lewis, chef Fabio Viviani, and chef Katsuji Tanabe.

thanks Asher

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Working fire in Palatine, 1-28-19 (more)

Palatine FD Press Release

more HERE

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New quint for Bedford Park

From the Bedford Park FD Facebook page:

Bedford Park is proud to present our newest apparatus. Quint 704 is nearing completion and is scheduled to be delivered in a few weeks from Pierce Manufacturing in Appleton Wisconsin.

Bedford Park FD Quint 705

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Bedford Park FD Quint 705

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Bedford Park FD Quint 705

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Bedford Park FD Quint 705

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Bedford Park FD Quint 705

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Working fire in Palatine, 1-28-19

The Palatine FD received multiple calls reporting a house on fire at 635 E. Thornhill Drive late Monday night (1/28/19). A header was visible while companies were en route and the response was upgraded to a Code 4 Working Fire. Arriving units found fire traveling up the outside of the house in the B-sector. The fire was extinguished quickly with minimal extension inside the house. All Palatine companies were at the scene plus an engine from Arlington Heights and a Buffalo Grove ambulance. 

damage to house from fire at night

Larry Shapiro photo

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