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New ambulance for Batavia

From the Foster Coach Sales Facebook page:

Brand new Horton conversion on a Ford F550 chassis 
Batavia FD Medic 52

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rear of ambulance with chevron striping

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Batavia FD Medic 52

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new ambulance interior

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New ambulance for Palos FPD

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Brand new Horton on a Ford F550 chassis

Palos FPD ambulance

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Palos FPD ambulance

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chevron striping on rear of ambulance

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new ambulance interior

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New Engine for University Park (more)

This is from the University Park Professional Firefighters Local 3661 Facebook page

University Park fire engine

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University Park fire trucks - apparatus

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University Park fire engine

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University Park Fire Station

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Production photos of the new engine

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New command van for Chicago FD (more)

The new mobile command post for Chicago 2-7-2 is scheduled to go into service on Monday, 3/27/17. The chassis is a 2013 Ford F53, the body was built by Utilimaster in 2015, and the buildout was by LDV in 2016. Utilimaster is owned by Spartan.

Chicago FD Comm Van 272

Chicago Fire Department Comm Van 272 carries Shop ID#G-610. Larry Shapiro photo

Chicago FD Comm Van 272 interior

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Chicago FD Comm Van 272 interior

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Chicago FD Comm Van 272 interior

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Chicago FD Comm Van 272 interior

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Chicago FD Comm Van 272

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Ford F53 law tag

Ford F53 Chassis tag

Utilimaster law tag

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New ambulances for Chicago Heights

From the Fire Service, Inc. Facebook page:

Congratulations to Chicago Heights Fire Department on the delivery of their two, 2016 Wheeled Coach Type I ambulances. We thank you for your business and look forward to working with you again.

Chicago Heights Ambulance 687

Chicago Heights Ambulance 687. Fire Service, Inc. photo

rear of new ambulance

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two new ambulances for the Chicago Heights Fire Department

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two new ambulances for the Chicago Heights Fire Department

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Chicago Heights Ambulance 687

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lighting package on new ambulance

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New engine for Downers Grove (more)

From the Ferrara Fire Apparatus website:

Thank you Chief James Jackson and the Downers Grove Fire Department

H-6042 Downers Grove, IL

Type: MVP Rescue Pumper
Chassis: Igniter custom chassis
Body: Extruded Aluminum
Pump: Waterous CSU 1250-2000 GPM
Tank: 500 gallon water

Downers Grove FD receives new fire engine

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Ferrara fire truck pump panel

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Downers Grove FD receives new fire engine

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Downers Grove FD receives new fire engine

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Downers Grove FD receives new fire engine

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Downers Grove FD receives new fire engine

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New engine for Melrose Park

From the Pierce Flickr page:

Pierce Melrose Park Fire Dept so#30383

new fire engine for the Melrose Park Fire Department

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New truck for Pleasant Prairie, WI (more)

Excerpts from the Kenoshanews.com:

At 100 feet in the air, Fire Chief Doug McElmury and Pleasant Prairie firefighters train on the village’s new aerial fire truck.

For McElmury and his firefighters, this $1.1 million, state-of-the-art ladder truck is one a significant upgrade, replacing a 29-year-old version. The older truck, he said, is being sold.

The new truck was featured at the Wisconsin Emergency Medical Services Association Conference in January and took two years to custom design. It was approved in the village’s budget as part of scheduled equipment replacement.

He points out the nearby industrial park, which contains plants such as Emco Chemical and Rustoleum. But the village also has senior citizen apartment complexes that are multiple stories, as well as multi-family apartments.

The new … tower ladder  … is useful during rescues at multi-family units and senior housing …

The master streams … can be operated via remote … from a remote control unit that can be used to set the parameters of the stream, including oscillation.

“We can use them on a fog stream for flammable liquids, or to cool things down. Or, a smooth bore which will penetrate through if we need to get at some Class A combustibles or a building,” he said.

“We can actually back up about a quarter mile, and we can use a remote. Once we get the water flowing, we can back up and do it from there.”

The entire truck with the ladder weighs about 78,000 pounds, and the truck is 47 feet long and 11 feet high, equipped with LED lighting that enables it to be used as a light tower. With the remote control, firefighters are able to us thermal imaging to find hot and cool spots during a fire.

Running the truck will be the fire department’s pump operators. On Saturday, the crews on all three shifts finished the factory training. In-house training will go on for four or five weeks. McElmury said the community won’t be seeing the new rig on calls until April.

“This is a pretty complicated piece of equipment. Probably the most complicated piece of equipment most  departments own is an aerial.”

“There’s a lot that goes into this truck,” he said. “The ladder is the main feature seen on the truck, but what we really have here is a rolling toolbox.”

thanks Dan

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Homer Township FPD news

This from Hunter Klinger:

New Homer Township Battalion 2017 Ford Expedition

Homer Township FPD Battalion Chief

From the CAMZ Communcations Facebook page

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New ambulance for the Marengo Union Fire Rescue Department

From the Foster Coach Facebook page:

Brand new Medix Type 2 ambulance on a Transit chassis

Marengo Union Fire Rescue ambulance

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Medix ambulance on Ford Transit chassis

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Medix ambulance on Ford Transit chassis

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Medix ambulance on Ford Transit chassis

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Medix ambulance on Ford Transit chassis

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Medix ambulance on Ford Transit chassis

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