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Chicago FD history

Images from the files of Steve Redick:

Chicago E-ONE Hurricane fire engine

Chicago Engine 54. Steve Redick photo

American laFrance ladder chief in Chicago

Chicago Truck 9. Steve Redick photo

… and some trivia:

What is wrong with this photo … and where was it taken?

building with name misspelled in stone

What’s wrong with this picture? Steve Redick photo

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New engine for Bridgeview

This from Keith Grzadziel:

This is a sneak peak of the new engine recently purchased by Bridgeview. It is a 2014 E-One Typhoon demo with a stainless steel body. It is currently being lettered and will be delivered within a week. It will replace the current Engine 416, a 1997 HME/Luverne.
E-ONE fire engine

E-ONE stock unit purchased by the Bridgeview Fire Department.

Graphics for a new fire engine

Graphics for the new engine. Keith Grzadziel photo

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New engine for Frankfort

This from Dylan Konchan:

Engine 74 is a 2014 Pierce Arrow XT. It is acting as Engine 72 for the time being, so Truck 72 could get repaired. When it goes to Station 4, a hard suction will be put on the front bumper of the engine to make it a drafting engine in rural tender ops.
Frankfort FPD fire engine

New unit for Frankfort Engine 74. Dylan Konchan photo

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As seen around … the Taste of Chicago

Images from Fred McCahey at the Taste of Chicago

Chicago FD Ford Explorer

CFD 4-5-7. Fred McCahey photo

Chicago FD Ford Explorer

CFD 4-5-7. Fred McCahey photo

Chicago FD ambulance

7-7-2. Fred McCahey photo

Chicago FD medical ambulance bus

8-8-12. Fred McCahey photo

Chicago FD ambulance

Ambulance 73. Fred McCahey photo

Chicago FD ATV

Support ATV. Fred McCahey photo

Chicago FD ATV

EMS ATV. Fred McCahey photo

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New engines for O’Hare Airport

This from Zach Weinreich:

I was on the Fire Service Inc. Facebook Page and saw that they uploaded pictures of the airport pumpers.

Love the site! Keep up the great work!

ires engine being built

New E-ONE engines for O’Hare Airport. Fire Service, Inc. photo

ire engine being built

Fire Service, Inc. photo

ires engine being built

Fire Service, Inc. photo

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Former area apparatus for sale

A reader found these former area rigs for sale:

1973 Sutphen tower ladder

Former Northbrook Sutphen tower ladder. Fenton Fire Equipment

Pierce TDA for sale

Niles FD former Truck 2, 1993 Pierce TDA for sale. Fenton Fire Equipment photo

former Lincolnwood fire truck for sale

Former Lincolnwood Truck 15, 1993 Pierce Arrow rear mount for sale. Fire Line Equipment photo

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Kankakee Township is added to the site

Kankakee Township FPD patchThe Kankakee Township FPD has been added to the site. Located in MABAS Division 7 in Kankakee County, they cover 18 square miles out of two stations. 18 paid-on-call firefighters have three engines, a tender, a brush truck, and a utility used as an EMS chase car.

 

 

 

Kankakee Township FPD Station 1.

Kankakee Township FPD Station 1. Karl Klotz photo

Kankakee Township FPD fire engine Kankakee Township FPD fire engine

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As seen around … Chicago

This from Josh Boyajian:

I shot new truck 24 the other day. Its a 2014 Spartan ERV 103′ RM ladder. It carries shop # FD-E350.
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Chicago FD Truck 24

Chicago Truck 21. 2014 Spartan Gladiator Classic/Spartan ERV 103′ RM with Shop ID#E350-. Josh Boyajian photo

Chicago FD Truck 24

Josh Boyajian photo

Also on a side note, there are four new ambulances waiting to be placed into service at the shops for Ambos 7, 36, 58, and 86.

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Worker trapped in trench in Niles 7-19-14 (pt 3)

This from Steve Redick

Niles had a TRT (technical rescue) box alarm last night in the 8500 Block of N Olcott. From what I could gather they had one worker trapped in a hole collapse from construction project in front of a house. The Niles aerial was raised with some kind of block or hoist mechanism attached, but not in use when I was there. I could make out some shoring in place, and a “sewer sucker” in use. The victim was extricated apparently in good condition about 90 minutes into the incident. Was able to get some nice rig shots as well.

Steve

 

firemen

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fire department trailer

Steve Redick photo

fire department special unit

Steve Redick photo

Pierce aerial ladder truck at rescue scene

Steve Redick photo

towing company assists firemen with air bags

Steve Redick photo

firemen work to free a worker trapped in a trench

Steve Redick photo

Glenview fire truck

Steve Redick photo

Pierce Dash CF PUC fire engine

Steve Redick photo

Pierce aerial ladder truck at rescue scene

Steve Redick photo

MABAS Division 3 special rescue squad

Steve Redick photo

Pierce fire engine

Steve Redick photo

firemen work to free a worker trapped in a trench

Steve Redick photo

firemen work to free a worker trapped in a trench

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Oak Brook is added to the site

The Oak Brook Fire Department in MABAS Division 12 has been added to the site. They have two stations which are #93 and #94 as a result of the Dupage County renumbering. The suppression fleet has been all E-ONE until recently when they took delivery of a 2014 Pierce Arrow XT PUC quint for Ladder 94.

 

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32 career personnel cover just over 8 square miles, and they currently house Decon 12, formerly located at Carol Stream Station 27.

 

 

 

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