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Champaign Fire Department news

Excerpts from the news-gazette.com:

As the Champaign Fire Department gets ready to push-in its new ladder truck, Chief Gary Ludwig and Lt. Brian Ball provided a quick look at what firefighters now have at their disposal. At noon Saturday, the new truck will be wetted down, dried, and introduced to its new home at Station 4 on John Street.

The 107-foot 2018 Ferrara aerial ladder truck has a front bumper housing 100-foot hydraulic reels with hydraulic rescue tools to cut through a steering wheel, pop a door open, or split a car roof. And with four high-powered LED floodlights, a midnight interstate wreck can be illuminated as in broad daylight.

From the very beginning, Ludwig said firefighters should be the ones designing it for their needs. A committee of Champaign firefighters worked over a year with Holden, La.-based Ferrara Fire Apparatus to build a truck that matched the department’s needs. It was the committee that recommended adding the LED floodlights.

The $1.1 million truck has a pump and a 300-gallon booster tank. 

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New aerial ladder for Champaign (more)

completed photos of a new HD-107 Ferrara aerial on an Inferno chassis for Champaign so #H-6142

Champaign FD Truck 164

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

Champaign FD Truck 164

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

Champaign FD Truck 164

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

Champaign FD Truck 164

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

hydraulic extrication tools in front bumper of fire truck

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

Champaign FD Truck 164

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

fire truck pump panel

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

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New heavy rescue for Champaign (more)

completed photos from the Ferrara website of the new heavy rescue for Champaign

Champaign FD Squad 171

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

Champaign FD Squad 171

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

Champaign FD Squad 171

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

Champaign FD Squad 171

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

Champaign FD Squad 171

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

Champaign FD Squad 171

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

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New aerial ladder for Champaign (more)

Updated production photos of a new HD-107 Ferrara aerial on an Intruder chassis for Champaign so #H-6142

new Ferrara fire truck for the Champaign Fire Department

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

new Ferrara fire truck for the Champaign Fire Department

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

new Ferrara fire truck for the Champaign Fire Department

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

new Ferrara fire truck for the Champaign Fire Department

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

new Ferrara fire truck for the Champaign Fire Department

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

new Ferrara fire truck for the Champaign Fire Department

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

new Ferrara fire truck for the Champaign Fire Department

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

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As seen around … Champaign

Photos from Steve Redick:

Kirsch antique fire engine

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Champaign FD Engine 151

Steve Redick photo

Champaign FD Engine 1513

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New heavy rescue for Champaign (more)

updated production photos from the Ferrara website of a heavy rescue being built for Champaign

Ferrara fire truck being built H-6348

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

Ferrara fire truck being built H-6348

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

Ferrara fire truck being built H-6348

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

Ferrara fire truck being built H-6348

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

Ferrara fire truck being built H-6348

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

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New aerial ladder for Champaign (more)

Updated production photos of a new HD-107 Ferrara aerial on an Intruder chassis for Champaign so #H-6142

Ferrara fire truck being built H-6143

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

Ferrara fire truck being built H-6143

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

Ferrara fire truck being built H-6143

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

Ferrara fire truck being built H-6143

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

Ferrara fire truck being built H-6143

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

Ferrara fire truck being built H-6143

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

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New heavy rescue for Champaign (more)

updated production photos from the Ferrara website of a heavy rescue being built for Champaign

Ferrara fire truck being built H-6348

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

Ferrara fire truck being built H-6348

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

Ferrara fire truck being built H-6348

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

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New aerial ladder for Champaign (more)

Updated production photos of a new HD-107 Ferrara aerial on an Intruder chassis for Champaign so #H-6142

fire truck being built for the Champaign Fire Department

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

fire truck being built for the Champaign Fire Department

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

fire truck being built for the Champaign Fire Department

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

fire truck being built for the Champaign Fire Department

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

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New aerial ladder for Champaign (more)

Updated production photos of a new HD-107 Ferrara aerial on an Intruder chassis for Champaign so #H-6142

Fire truck being built for the Champaign Fire Department

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

Fire truck being built for the Champaign Fire Department

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

Fire truck being built for the Champaign Fire Department

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

Fire truck being built for the Champaign Fire Department

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

Fire truck being built for the Champaign Fire Department

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

Fire truck being built for the Champaign Fire Department

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

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