Archive for category Fire Truck photos

New truck for Westmont (more)

a photo of Westmont’s new quint from Josh Boyajian

Westmont FD Truck 1839 Pierce Velocity quint

Westmont Truck 1839. Josh Boyajian photo

 

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Fire Muster and Flea Market in Chicago (more)

This from Steve Redick:

Had a great day Saturday attending the annual Fire Buffs of Illinois/ 5-11 Club muster. Attendance seemed down this year and the amount of rigs seemed very low compared to previous years but nonetheless it was a great and fun day. Here is a sampling of some of the “hardware” I was able to see. Great to see the Skokie/Engine 87 Club Mack again this year after a lengthy absence. All the images and video can be seen on my site

Steve

vintage B-Model Mack fire engine

Steve Redick photo

vintage 1969 Snorkel from Palatine IL

Steve Redick photo

restored 1928 Ahrens Fox fire engine

Steve Redick photo

restored NAS Glenview fire engine

Steve Redick photo

Chicago FD Engine 17 from Backdraft

Steve Redick photo

restored 1928 Ahrens Fox fire engine

Steve Redick photo

restored 1928 Ahrens Fox fire engine

Steve Redick photo

restored 1928 Ahrens Fox fire engine

Steve Redick photo

vintage B-Model Mack fire engine

Steve Redick photo

restored NAS Glenview fire engine

Steve Redick photo

Stone Park FD Engine 21

Steve Redick photo

Chicago FD Squad 1A

Steve Redick photo

Chicago FD Squad 1

Steve Redick photo

5-ll Club Support Service Canteen

Steve Redick photo

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Beecher Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

For #throwbackthursday, here is Beecher’s 1960’s ALF/Pioneer.  Not too many of this model could be found in the south suburbs.  The only other one I ever saw was in Glenwood.  Please enjoy and comment.
Mike Summa
vintage photo of American LaFrance Pioneer fire engine

Beecher FD American LaFrance pioneer engine. Mike Summa photo

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Fire Muster and Flea Market in Chicago (more)

a brief video from the muster on Saturday (6/17/17)

 

several Chicago Fire Department companies were at the muster and positioned for photos

Chicago FD Squad 1

Josh Boyajian photo

Chicago FD Squad 1A Rosenbauer Commander ACP-55

Larry Shapiro photo

Chicago FD Truck 19

Josh Boyajian photo

Chicago FD Engine 14

Josh Boyajian photo

Chicago FD Collapse Unit 522

Larry Shapiro photo

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Dive Box in Blue Island, 6-18-17

This from Eric Haak:

Here are some images I took at Blue Island’s Dive Box at Ashland Avenue over the Calumet River on Sunday morning (6/18). Don’t know if the original call was someone who had jumped in from the bridge or just someone who fell in. Companies worked the area for several hours but came up with nothing at the time of me writing this. Thought I would share images of some rigs and equipment that were on scene.

FD divers looking for a body in the water

Eric Haak photo

Blue Island FD boat and diver rescue

Eric Haak photo

Palos FPD boat and diver rescue

Eric Haak photo

Lemont FPD Water Rescue Unit

Eric Haak photo

Frankfort FPD dive team unit

Eric Haak photo

fire department dive rescue units

Eric Haak photo

Mokena FPD Squad 91

Eric Haak photo

Crestwood FD Ambulance 2312

Eric Haak photo

FD divers looking for a body in the water

Eric Haak photo

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As seen around … Manhattan

This from Eric Haak:

I took advantage of a slow Saturday (6/17) to go see some rigs that I do not normally get an opportunity to see. Far south suburban Manhattan Fire Protection District was training in a fairly large late-1800’s farm house which is currently owned by the park district. Once the training was over, the old house was burned to the ground. It was kind of an interesting setup as there was a historic round barn which needed to be protected so they had Peotone’s Truck 14 set up and ready just in case of an emergency.

old museum burns to the ground

Eric Haak photo

building fully engulfed in flames

Eric Haak photo

Peotone FPD fire truck

Eric Haak photo

Peotone FPD fire truck

Eric Haak photo

fire trucks at fire scene

Eric Haak photo

Frankfort FPD fire truck

Eric Haak photo

Manhattan FPD fire engine

Eric Haak photo

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Fire Muster and Flea Market in Chicago (more)

some highlights from the 2017 5-11 Club and Fire Buffs of Illinois Fire Muster and Flea Market in Chicago

Chicago FD Training Division engine

Larry Shapiro photo

parade of fire engines

Larry Shapiro photo

Chicago FD Engine 17 from the movie Backdraft

Larry Shapiro photo

vintage GMC fire engine from the Naval Air Station Glenview

Larry Shapiro photo

restored Ford Falcon fire chief car

Larry Shapiro photo

1928 Ahrens Fox fire engine in Chicago

Larry Shapiro photo

vintage 1969 Seagrave 85' Snorkel on display

Larry Shapiro photo

vintage Americal laFrance fire engine from Hillside IL

Larry Shapiro photo

vintage B-Model Mack fire engine

Larry Shapiro photo

Stone Park FD Engine 21

Larry Shapiro photo

Chicago FD Squad 1 Rosenbauer America ACP-55

Larry Shapiro photo

antique Ahrens Fox fire engine supplies Chicago FD Squad 1

Larry Shapiro photo

1928 Ahrens Fox fire engine

Larry Shapiro photo

fire buffs photographing a fire engine

Larry Shapiro photo

vintage fire engines flowing water in Chicago

Larry Shapiro photo

Chicago FD Engine 17 from the movie Backdraft

Larry Shapiro photo

vintage 1969 Seagrave 85' Snorkel on display

Larry Shapiro photo

vintage fire trucks flowing water

Larry Shapiro photo

young boy on fire engine wearing a helmet

Larry Shapiro photo

vintage 1969 Seagrave 85' Snorkel on display flowing water

Larry Shapiro photo

vintage 1969 Seagrave 85' Snorkel on display

Larry Shapiro photo

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New engine for Downers Grove (more)

This from Josh Boyajian:

Downers Grove Squad Co. 101 – 2017 Ferrara Igniter 1500/500 H6042
Ferrara igniter fire engine

Downers Grove Squad Co. 101 – 2017 Ferrara Igniter 1500/500 H6042. Josh Boyajian photo

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New engine for Minooka

From the Pierce Flickr site:

Minooka FD, IL Pierce Arrow XT so #30600

Minooka FD Engine 1322

New engine for the Minooks FPD. Pierce composite

thanks Al

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New engine for Chicago (more)

This from Fleet Guy:

The 3rd of the new engines. Engine 28 arriving today at Fleet.

Chicago FD Engine 28

CFD Engine 28 arriving at Fleet 6/13/17. Fleet Guy photo

  • Engine 28 so 140846
  • Engine 50 so 140847 FDD662
  • Engine 71 so 140848 FDD663

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