Posts Tagged Bill Friedich

New engine for York Center

Engine 75 at the York Center FPD has been added to the site. This now completes the transition to an all-Pierce department for custom apparatus.

York Center Fire Protection District  Engine 75

The 2012 Pierce replaces a 1993 E-ONE Hush.

York Center Fire Protection District

The E-ONE Hush was originally white over lime green.

York Center Fire Protection District fire engine

York Center Engine 75 was delivered as seen here. Larry Shapiro photo

The 1993 Hush replaced a Seagrave PB Series engine.

York Center Fire Protection District Seagrave engine

Two generations back, York Center Engine 75 was this 1973 Seagrave PB Series engine. Larry Shapiro photo

Robbins Fire Department 1973 Seagrave engine formerly from York Center FPD

Robbins Fire Department Engine 2943 was a 1973 Seagrave 1250/5000) that formerly belonged to the York Center FPD. Bill Friedrich photo


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New apparatus on order at Marion

Bill Friedrich submitted the following information about several new units that have been ordered from Marion in Wisconsin.

– For MABAS, a 26-foot’ walk-in Special Service Squad to be used as a combination EMS support unit, mobile morgue, and supply truck. It will be mounted on an IHC 7400 chassis with an extended cab.

– For MABAS Division 11, a Haz Mat unit on a Ford F- 550 four-door chassis with a 12-foot, walk-around box, and a 24-foot trailer.

Elk Grove Township FPD has ordered an engine on a 2011 Spartan Metro Star chassis expected to be delivered early in 2012. It will have a 1,500-GPM pump, a 750-gallon water tank, and a 50-gallon foam tank.


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