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Byron Fire Department news

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A house fire at 2020 Silverthorn Ave. in Byron has claimed the lives of two people. The Byron fire chief on the scene says they believe the victims were a woman and a toddler. The call came in at around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Firefighters say there were working smoke detectors in the house and they heard them going off when they arrived on the scene.

The Byron fire chief says this is the first deadly fire in the city in at least 20 years.

One person was taken to Rockford Memorial Hospital for treatment but they were pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police say that the home was occupied by a family, but it is not known at this time who was in the home when the fire started.

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New area apparatus deliveries

Kevin Griffin found these new area deliveries on the Pierce Flickr site

Byron – Arrow XT pumper/tanker so 27357

Pierce Arrow XT pumper/tanker for Byron

Pierce Arrow XT pumper/tanker for Byron. Pierce composite

Bolingbrook – Pierce Impel PUC engine so 27331

Pierce Impel PUC fire engine

Pierce Impel PUC engine for Bolingbrook Engine 2. Pierce composite

McHenry – Pierce Impel engine so 26553

Pierce Impel fire engine

Pierce Impel engine for McHenry Engine 41. Pierce composite

North Riverside – Pierce Velocity PUC engine so 27595

Pierce Velocity PUC fire engine

New Pierce Velocity PUC for North Riverside Engine 807. Pierce composite

Niles – Pierce Dash CF PUC tower ladder so 27318

Pierce Dash CF tower ladder

Pierce Dash CF PUC tower ladder for Niles Truck 2. Pierce composite

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New tanker for Byron

Pierce posted a new delivery photo of a 2-door Arrow XT tanker for Byron, IL (so#27245)

Pierce Arrow XT 2-door cab

Pierce composite

thanks Al

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