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Chicago Fire Department history

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Wednesday I went out on the X-Chicago Fire Department Fire Boat Engine 41 which is now doing tours on Lake Michigan and the Chicago River. Beautiful job on restoring it and keeping it maintained. The crew consists of Navy veterans who love to be out on the water. I have attached a link to their website which will give you a rundown on their story along with some pictures. These guys are doing a great thing, I would highly recommend booking a tour or boat ride. Its definitely a bang for your buck. 
 
”CHICAGO FIREBOAT TOURS IS A VETERAN OWNED, CHICAGO TOUR BOAT COMPANY. WE CONDUCT HISTORICAL TOURS, SUNSET CRUISES AND PRIVATE EVENTS ON THE CHICAGO RIVER AND LAKE MICHIGAN. ALTHOUGH THERE ARE OTHER EXCURSION BOATS IN CHICAGO, OURS STANDS OUT IN THE FACT THAT YOU’RE RIDING ON AN ACTUAL PIECE OF CHICAGO HISTORY. OUR FLAGSHIP VESSEL IS THE FRED A. BUSSE, WHICH WAS AN ACTIVE FIREBOAT FOR THE CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT FROM 1937 UNTIL 1981. READ MORE ABOUT THE BOAT ON OUR HISTORY PAGE.”
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Fred A Busse life preserver

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CFD Air Sea Rescue Training 8/14/19

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Here are some shots I took of the Chicago Fire Department Helicopter 6-8-1 deploying their divers into Lake Michigan for a training exercise the other day. We were aboard the X-Chicago Fire Department fire boat Engine 41 taking a tour when this was happening.

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Chicago Fire Department Helicopter 6-8-1

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Chicago Fire Department Helicopter 6-8-1

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New ambulance for Riverside FD (more)

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Riverside Ambulance 1614 – 2018 Ford F-550/Horton Type I Ambulance

2018 Ford F-550/Horton Type I Ambulance

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Bedford Park Fire Department apparatus

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Had the opportunity to take pictures of the Bedford Park Fire Department apparatus. Here are the updated station assignments including their new mini pumper/squad. I was told the new squad will be staffed with personnel on shift when manning is at their maximum. It will not be a jump company with any fire apparatus, but will be chasing medical calls and all fire runs.  

Station 1 6820 S Archer Road, Bedford Park, Illinois

– Quint 704
– Ambulance 701
– Snorkel 705 (Not Photographed)
– Squad 702
– Engine 711 (Spare)
– Engine 707 (Spare)
 
Station 2 5101 W 67th Street, Bedford Park, Illinois
 
– Engine 710
– Ambulance 703
– Battalion 7
 
Station 3 6799 W 73rd Street, Bedford Park, Illinois
 
– Tower 709
– Squad 708
Type I Road Rescue ambulance

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Type I Road Rescue ambulance

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Pierce fire engine

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Pierce Impel fire engine

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Pierce Arrow XT fire engine

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Pierce Impel PUC Ascendent quint

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Pierce Dash CF PUC aluminum tower ladder

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Pierce Lance heavy rescue haz mat unit

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Ford Rosenbauer America mini-pumper

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As seen around … Chicago

Chicago FD Engine 82

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Chicago FD Engine 82 copay patc

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Rubbish fire in Chicago, 7-9-19

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Engine 84 had a big pile of tires burning @ 300 E 56th on 7/9/19

pile of tires burning at night

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pile of tires burning at night

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pile of tires burning at night

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Chicago FD Engine 84

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Chicago FD Hazardous Incident Team 5-1-1

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Here are some updated shots of Chicago’s Hazmat Company 5-1-1. Quartered at Engine 16, HIT 5-1-1 also has 5-1-1A which is the support vehicle with extra equipment and 5-1-11, which is the mobile lab. 5-1-11 also has the robot for suspicious packages and what not.

Squad 5-1-1 – FDG534 – 2002 American LaFrance Eagle heavy rescue
Squad 5-1-1A – FDG555 – 2006 International Hackney 
Mobile Lab 5-1-11 – FDG569 – 2006 Ford F650 JC Supreme 
Coordinator 5-1-0 – FDB633 – 2018 Ford Explorer 
Chicago FD Haz Mat chief 5-1-0

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Chicago FD Haz Mat Unit 5-1-1

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Chicago FD Haz Mat Unit 5-1-1A

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Chicago FD Haz Mat Unit 5-1-11

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Chicago FD OFI

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Here is an updated list and assignments for CFD OFI. Stationed out of Engine 16’s Firehouse now at 53 E Pershing Rd. OFI Headquarters is also at Engine 16. They took over the South EMS Division side of the firehouse. I believe the South Side EMS Division is now out of Engine 84’s house. 

 
OFI 4-6-6 – 2015 Ford Explorer FDB604
OFI 4-6-7 – 2018 Ford E350 FDB622
OFI 4-6-8 – 2015 Ford Explorer FDB606 
OFI 4-6-9 – 2018 Ford E350 FDB625
Chicago FD OFI 467

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Chicago FD OFI 469

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Chicago FD OFI units

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2-Alarm fire in Evanston, 6-20-19 (more)

more photos from the scene of the 2-Alarm fire in Evanston, 6-20-19

commercial building fire

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fire in a commercial strip mall

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Evanston fire trucks on scene

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Evanston FD Engine 25

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Evanston FD Truck 22

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Evanston FD Engine 23

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Evanston FD Truck 22

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Evanston FD Engine 23

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Evanston FD Engine 23

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Evanston FD Station 24

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New engine for Lyons (more)

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Lyons Engine 1311 – 2019 Pierce Enforcer pumper 2,000-GPM / 750 / 120 A / 30 B

Lyons FD Engine 1311 - 2019 Pierce Enforcer pumper

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Lyons FD Engine 1311 - 2019 Pierce Enforcer pumper

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Lyons FD Engine 1311 - 2019 Pierce Enforcer pumper

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decal on fire engine door

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Lyons FD Engine 1311 - 2019 Pierce Enforcer pumper

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