Archive for December 3rd, 2022

House fire in Park Ridge, 12-3-22

From Steve Redick:

Was not allowed to get close.  All I could get. They put the master streams to work very quickly


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Fire Service news … Rural FD apparatus and station damaged by storm

Excerpts from; #firestation; #stormdamage; #LowndesCountyFD;The District One Volunteer Fire Station was hit 11/29/22 and destroyed.

There were no injuries but there were two fire trucks in the station.

One of the trucks had heavy damage and the other only had minor damage.

Lowndes County Fire Coordinator Neil Austin said that the fire department is a necessity and plans to do what needs to be done to get the station fixed.

“Of course, we are going through the insurance process but right now we have the trucks located in another safe location where we can asses them better there and we will start to look through the process of rebuilding because of our fire ratings, we have to have a fire station here so that will be our next step is to start looking at the recovery phase of this,” said Austin.

Austin said he is thankful that there were no injuries during the storm.

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New ambulance for the Addison Fire District

From the Foster Coach Sales website:; #AddisonFD; #ambulance; #FosterCoachSales;

Foster Coach Sales photo; #AddisonFD; #ambulance; #FosterCoachSales;

Foster Coach Sales photo

thanks Martin

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New truck for Dekalb FD

This from Sentinel Emergency Solutions:

The DeKalb Fire Department recently ordered this Rosenbauer Group King Cobra Articulating Platform! Dekalb is the home of Northern Illinois University. This full-time department currently has two Rosenbauers! THANK YOU Chief Mike Thomas, the Board of Directors, and the firefighters of the Dekalb Fire Department for choosing Sentinel Emergency Solutions and Rosenbauer to build your next fire apparatus!
Features Include:
 EXT Aluminum Body with Lifetime Transferable Warranty
 Commander Chassis 60″ Flat Cab
 Rosenbauer EZ Climb Access Ladder  
 Sealed Lever Bank Pump Controls
For more information visit our website; #SentinelES; #Rosenbauer; #KingCobra; #DekalbFD;

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