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New brush unit for Momence FPD

From Momence fire protection district Facebook page

Introducing the new Brush 95! Momence Fire took delivery of the new brush truck on Saturday, October 21st. The new brush truck was manufactured by 1st Attack Engineering Inc. in Indiana. Brush 95 is a 2017 Ford F-550 with a 300-gallon water tank, 350-GPM Darley fire pump, dual man-wells behind the cab and front spray nozzles.

This new unit replaces a nearly 20 year old Chevy 3500 that had a 250-gallon water tank and 200-GPM fire pump.

New Brush 95 meets current NFPA safety standards for brush/wild-land apparatus. Some features are a much greater ground clearance, front spray nozzles, “Man-Wells” for improved safety, Rigid scene lighting, 5-gallon foam cell with a Scotty inductor, and storage compartments with lighting.

Momence FPD Brush 95

Momence FPD Brush 95. 2017 Ford F550/ 1st Attack Engineering Inc. 350/300. Momence FPD photo

Momence FPD Brush 95

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Momence FPD Brush 95

Momence FPD photo

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New engine for Brookfield (more)

This from Josh Boyajian:

Brookfield’s new Engine Co 411 is about to go into service. It is a 2017 Pierce Enforcer, 1500/500, with a Job #30415. They also are getting a new ambulance with a matching color scheme, unknown the manufacturer.

Brookfield FD Engine 411

Brookfield Engine Co 411 is a 2017 Pierce Enforcer, 1500/500, so #30415. Josh Boyajian photo

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New ARFF for O’Hare Airport

From the Oshkosh new deliveries:

Chicago Fire Department – O’Hare International AirportChicago,Illinois

Chicago Fire Department – O’Hare International Airport took delivery of this Oshkosh Striker 8×8.
Job Number:771753
Model:Striker 4500
Chicago FD ARFF 6510

Chicago Fire Department – O’Hare International Airport took delivery of this Oshkosh Striker 8×8. Job Number:771753 Model:Striker 4500

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As seen around … Dupage County

This from Tyler Tobolt:

Here are some photos of Hanover Park Squad 15, Carol Stream Tower 28, Glen Ellyn Engine 62, Westmont Squad 1836, Westmont Ambulance1824 and Truck 1839, and Clarendon Hills Squad 86 

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Hanover Park FD Squad 15

Tyler Tobolt photo

Carol Stream FD Tower 28

Tyler Tobolt photo

Glen Ellyn FD Engine 62

Tyler Tobolt photo

Clarendon Hills Squad 86

Tyler Tobolt photo

Westmont Ambulance1824 and Truck 1839

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Westmont Squad 1836

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49th Annual Houby Day Parade

This from Jeff Braun Jr:

Here are some photos of various departments attending the 49th Annual Houby Day Parade. The parade kicked off in Berwyn at Riverside Dr. and proceeded East on Cermak to Central Ave. in Cicero. This years parade was put on to honor all of the firefighters and EMS personnel serving our local communities. Thanks. -Jeff Braun Jr.

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As seen around … Westmont

From Josh Boyajian:

Westmont fire trucks

Josh Boyajian photo

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Gary Fire Department history

This from Wayne Stuart:

The Gary Fire Department operated four 1970 American La France 900 Series engines. They were assigned to Engine Companies 1,2,3&4. They had 1500 GPM pumps and 300 Gallon tanks. Engine Co. No.4 was assigned this apparatus. It carried ALF Serial # 12-1-2321. It had seen a lot of use when this photo was taken in the early 80’s.

Wayne Stuart Photo

1970 American La France 900 Series engines

Gary Fire Department 1970 American La France 900 Series engines. 1500/300 Engine Co. No.4 was assigned this apparatus. It carried ALF Serial # 12-1-2321. Wayne Stuart photo

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New engine for Mundelein (more)

From Mundelein Facebook page. 

We took delivery of our new engine 4317 last week. It is a 2017 Pierce Enforcer with a 1500 gpm pump and a 750 gallon water tank. The extrication equipment is mounted in the front bumper. We hope to have it in service by November 1st. Please stop by and take a look

Mundelein Engine 4317 - 2017 Pierce Enforcer 1500/ 750

Mundelein Engine 4317 – 2017 Pierce Enforcer 1500/ 750. Mundelein FD photo

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As seen around … Stickney

This from Josh Boyajian:

Here are a few pictures of 2 demos we have had at Stickney. Pierce brought the Ascendant and their RM tower ladder. E-One brought the Metro, CR 100’, and 100’ RM tower. And Rosenbauer brought by their Cobra 101’ RM platform.

Chicago skyline seen from a fire truck

Josh Boyajian photo

Pierce Ascendant

Josh Boyajian photo

Carbondale FD quint

Josh Boyajian photo

Rosenbauer America Commander 101' Cobra platform demo unit

Josh Boyajian photo

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As seen around … Schiller Park

From Dan McInerney:

Schiller Park FD Truck 5

Schiller Park FD Truck 5. Dan McInerney photo

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