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New ambulance for Troy FPD

From the FosterCoachSales Facebook page:

Brand new custom Horton conversion on a Ford F550 chassis

new ambulance for the Troy FPD

new ambulance for the Troy FPD. Foster Coach Sales photo

new Horton Type I ambulance

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new Horton Type I ambulance

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new Horton Type I ambulance

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Ford F550 ambulance

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rear of new ambulance

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new ambulance interior

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New squad for Rolling Meadows (more)

More information on the new squad for Rolling Meadows

From fireapparatusmagazine.com:

Apparatus Manufacturer:
Maintainer Custom Bodies
Apparatus Type:
Rescue
Cab/Chassis Make/Model:
Ford F550 Supercab 4×4 chassis
Engine Make, Model and Horsepower:
6.7L Ford Power Stroke diesel 330 HP
Rescue Body Length:
12′
Rescue Type:
Walk-around
Other Features:
• 12′ Responder rescue body • All-aluminum construction • Roll out & adjustable trays • Telescoping scene lights
Rolling Meadows FD Squad 15

New unit for Rolling Meadows Squad 15. from Fire Apparatus Magazine

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New ambulance for Crestwood

From the Fire Service, Inc. Facebook page:

Here are a few pictures of the Crestwood Fire Departments new 2017 Wheeled Coach Type 1 ambulance. These pictures were taken during their final inspection at the factory earlier this week. This new unit is on its way to Fire Service Inc. in St. John Indiana, where it will get a few finishing touches including lettering, striping, full rear chevron, and lighted front bumper guards. We will be sure to post additional pics once the unit is completed and ready for final delivery. A big Thank You to Chief Jon Bruce and the Crestwood Fire Department on this purchase. This is their second new Wheeled Coach this year.

 

Wheeled Coach Type 1 Ambulance

Crestwood Fire Department – 2017 Wheeled Coach Type 1 Ambulance. Fire Service, Inc. photo

Wheeled Coach Type 1 Ambulance

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Wheeled Coach Type 1 Ambulance

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Wheeled Coach Type 1 Ambulance

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New ambulance for Wheeling

From the Foster Coach Sales Facebook page:

Brand new Freightliner chassis under a custom Horton conversion

Wheeling FD ambulance

New Freightliner/Horton Type I ambulance for Wheeling. Foster Coach Sales photo

chevron striping on rear of new ambulance

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Wheeling FD ambulance

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Wheeling FD ambulance

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Ambulance remount for Prospect Heights

From the Foster Coach Sales Facebook page:

Brand new Ford E450 chassis under a remounted Medtec conversion

Prospect Heights Fire District ambulance

Prospect Heights ambulance with new Ford E-450 chassis. Foster Coach Sales photo

Prospect Heights Fire District ambulance

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Prospect Heights Fire District ambulance

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Prospect Heights Fire District ambulance

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Prospect Heights Fire District ambulance

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chevron striping on rear of new ambulance

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New engine for St Charles (more)

Excerpts from the ChicagoTribune.com:

After the St. Charles Fire Department retired Engine 102 Saturday morning, firefighters pushed its replacement into the station. The push-in ritual is traditional when new equipment is brought on board, dating back to the days of horse-drawn engines.

“This is a tradition that has been around for a long time to welcome a new fire engine into service,” Fire Chief Joseph Schelstreet said.

Current and retired firefighters participated in the event at St. Charles Fire Station No. 2, which also included a blessing from the Rev. David Peck, and the ceremonial transfer of water from the old truck to the new.

“We take a bucket of water from the old truck and transfer it into the top of the new one, which is symbolic of passing the life blood from one truck to the other,” Schelstreet said.

Peck, a former volunteer firefighter in Rochelle whose father and uncle were assistant fire chiefs in Montgomery and Aurora, respectively, said the rituals help form a bond among fire department personnel.

“This ceremony is a tradition that provides a sense of identity and roots, and that’s good,” he said. “People that grew up as firemen always felt this push-in ceremony was an honor.”

The tradition can be traced to the late 1800s, when fire departments used horse-drawn equipment and hand-drawn pumpers. Since it was difficult to get horses to push equipment backwards, firefighters would move it by hand into the storage bays.

The new engine cost more than $600,000 and was designed with input from the fire department and a number of upgrades. The engine should see about 12 years of active service, followed by another eight in reserve.

Former St. Charles Firefighter Don Frohling, a 37-year department veteran, was on hand for the event Saturday.

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New tanker for Prospect Heights (more)

Photos from Larry Shapiro of the new prospect Heights Tanker 9.

2016 Freightliner M2 112 cab and chassis/Alexis 1250/3000 tanker so 2283

Prospect Heights Tanker 9

Prospect Heights Tanker 9 – 2016 Freightliner M2 112/Alexis 1250/3000 tanker so 2283. Larry Shapiro photo

Prospect Heights Tanker 9

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Prospect Heights Tanker 9

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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

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New ambulance for Central Stickney (more)

From the Fire Service, Inc. Facebook page:

Congratulations to Chief Mc Mahon and the Central Stickney Fire Protection District on the delivery today of their new 2017 Wheeled Coach Ford Type III ambulance! Featuring an aluminum ALS cabinet, Cool Bar HVAC system, Whelen M series warning lights and a Stryker Power Pro cot with the Performance Load System. This unit was built within 60 days of their confirmed order! This is the second Wheeled Coach for Central Stickney, and we are thrilled they remain part of the Fire Service, Inc. family. Thank You for your continued business!

2017 Wheeled Coach Ford Type III ambulance

2017 Wheeled Coach Ford Type III ambulance for the Central Stickney FPD. Fire Service Inc photo

2017 Wheeled Coach Ford Type III ambulance

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rear of new ambulance

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interior of new ambulance

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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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