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Streamwood Fire Department news (more)

This from Tyler Tobolt:

Photos of the new Streamwood Station 31. The station is not yet in service but appears to be close to being finished.

Streamwood Fire Department history

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new fire station in Streamwood IL

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New fire station for Chicago (more)

From Tyrone M Garrett Jr 12-13-20:

Took some more updates yesterday of Engine co 115’s new house 119th and Morgan
fire station under construction

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thanks Danny

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Kenosha Fire Department news

Excerpts from the Kenoshanews.com:

A city fire station that houses the Kenosha Fire Department’s training center and administration will be reconstructed beginning next year, according to a proposed $9.1 million capital improvement plan for the building.

Under the plan, Station 4, at 4810 60th St., would be located to the west of its current site, and the current building that houses fire administration headquarters, would be torn down to make way the new building. Six years ago, the city spent about $650,000 adding on to the existing Station 4 building to accommodate the fire department’s administration, which had to be moved out of the municipal building at 625 52nd St. due to accessibility issues.

Station 4, which was built in 1964, will be a brand new building. It will be similar in design to the city’s newest building, Station 1, at 2210 52nd St. The $7 million station project opened in August 2019, consolidating stations 3 and 5, formerly at 2121 Roosevelt Road and 2125 Washington Road, respectively.

Engineering for the construction site has already begun and the fire department expects to begin rebuilding the station next year, with $5 million set aside in the capital improvement plan for 2021. Once completed, the administration will be moved to city hall or another Fire Department location.

 

However, the overall plan is to have fire administration permanently located in the future city hall. As a part of a future plan, city hall is proposed to be built at the northeast corner of 56th Street and Sheridan Road. The city council has yet to approve formal plans for its development.

Photos of assigned apparatus at Station 4

thanks Asher

 

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Chicago Fire Department news (more)

Excerpts from Chicago.cbslocal.com:

The opening of the Chicago Fire Department’s new $30 million firehouse in the West Pullman is being delayed because of two COVID outbreaks at the construction site. It will be the second largest fire station in the city, sometime after the new year.

Two Chicago firefighters in the CFD have died and 425 have tested positive for the coronavirus since the pandemic began. About 30 firefighters are now quarantined.

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As seen around … Chicago

From Chi-Town Fire Photos

Chicago FD Truck 4 and Engine 8

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Darien-Woodridge Fire Protection District news

This from Daniel Hynd:

The former Darien-Woodridge Fire Station 88 is up for sale

Price: $975,000
Building Size: 10,771 SF
Property Type: Special Purpose
Total Lot Size: 1.6 Acres
Year Built: 1969

Highlights

  • Prime Lisle Township, DuPage County
  • Corner location at fully signalized intersection, with 17,700 cars per day traffic count
  • Quality construction building with approximate 20′ clear ceiling
  • Easy access to highway and Interstate system

Description

SVN Chicago Commercial is pleased to present this unique opportunity to develop or re-purpose the former Darien -Woodridge Fire Station. This property is located in Lisle Township in unincorporated area of DuPage County, on the fully signalized southeast corner of Belmont and 59th Street, within minutes of I-355. This 10,771 SF building sits on 1.59 acres (69,217 SF) of land. Wonderful potential to develop medical offices, school, senior living, or daycare centers, multifamily with proper zoning changes.

Location

The subject area is considered to be within the greater Chicago Metropolitan Statistical Area. The subject property is located in Lisle Township in unincorporated area of DuPage County, Illinois approximately 20 miles west of downtown Chicago. Access is provided via frontage on Belmont Road and 59th Street.

Former Darien-Woodridge FPD Fire Station 88 and property for sale aerial view of fire station for sale

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Wilmington Fire Protection District news

combination fire/police station

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Excerpts from wcsjnews.com:

The Wilmington Fire Protection District will be operating at a second location.  The fire district said they will begin staffing and responding to emergencies from their new Station 2 located at 29745 Elion Boulevard on Monday, August 10th beginning at 7 a.m. An engine and ambulance will be assigned there with initial staffing of between two and three firefighter/paramedics and firefighter/EMTs.

Station 2, located West of Interstate 55 in the Elion Logistics park, will provide service 24 hours a day seven days a week to the citizens in their district.

An open house will be scheduled at a later date once they are all in a better position to gather more safely.

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Rolling Meadows Fire Department news (more)

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New Rolling Meadows Station 16

new Rolling Meadows fire station

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Mount Prospect Fire Department news (more)

From Tyler Tobolt:

Mount Prospect Station 13

Mt Prospect FD Station. 13

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South Elgin and Countryside Fire Protection District news (more)

This from Tyler Tobolt:

Here are photos of the new South Elgin FPD Stations 21 and 23

South Elgin & Countryside FPD Fire Station 21

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new South Elgin & Countryside FPD Fire Station 23

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