Archive for May 7th, 2020

Chicago Fire Department history

This from Steve Redick:

My dad is mentioned as the driver of SS1 in this article

vintage news clipping about Chicago FD SS1

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Working fire in Northbrook, 5-6-20 (more)

Photos from Tim Olk of the Working fire in Northbrook, 5-6-20

smoke from house on fire

Tim Olk photo

Firefighters with ground ladders at house fire

Tim Olk photo

fire through roof of a ranch house

Tim Olk photo

Northbrook Firefighters at work

Tim Olk photo

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Country Club Hills Fire Protection District history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-Country Club Hills Trk.1140.  Sorry, I do not know any specs on the truck.  Truck is lettered for the CC Hills FPD.  After numerous attempts at the ballot box for additional funding failed the city absorbed the department.
Mike Summa
American LaFrance Century Series Water Chief quint from the Country Club Hills FPD

Mike Summa photo

American LaFrance 75' Water Chief brochure

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