Archive for January 24th, 2021

Illinois Fire Service news

Excerpts from advantage

To help ensure safe working conditions for firefighters, state Rep. Katie Stuart is highlighting the availability of new training materials for fire departments, including a comprehensive safety and health compliance guide from the Illinois Department of Labor. 

The Illinois Department of Labor, Division of Occupational Safety and Health (IL-OSHA) recently issued an Occupational Safety and Health Compliance Guide for Fire Departments, which covers the fire department inspection process, training requirements, frequently asked questions and realistic best practices to enhance firefighter safety. There is also a three-part video series available on IDOL’s YouTube channel designed to accompany the guide.

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New ambulance for Loves Park FD

From the Foster Coach Sales website:

Ford Type 3 Horton ambulance

Foster Coach Sales photosFoster C

thanks Martin

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Working fire in Stickney, 1-24-21

This from Chi-Town Fire Photos:

1/24/21 – Around 6am this morning, Stickney Engine 1203 arrived to find a 1.5-sty, single-family house with smoke showing at 4225 Wenonah Avenue. 1203 lead out a 1.75” pre-connect and had a fire on the first floor. The crew made a quick knock of the fire, with no extension to the rest of the house.
Companies on the Still:
Stickney 1203, 1210, 1215
Central Stickney 906
Forest View 812
Lyons 1301, 1311
Berwyn 906
pre dawn fire in Stickney IL

Chi-Town Fire Photos

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New Engine for the Lisle-Woodridge FPD (more)


Pierce Enforcer fire engine

Pierce composite

  • Job Number: 35073
  • Chassis: Enforcer
  • Body: Pumper
  • Actual Overall Height: 9? 11?
  • Engine: Cummins L9
  • Horsepower: 400 hp
  • Front Suspension: leaf
  • Rear Suspension: spring
  • Electrical System: Command Zone™
  • Pump: Hale midship
  • Pump GPM: 1,500-gpm
  • Tank: water
  • Tank Size: 750 gallons

thanks Daniel

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