Posts Tagged classic Pirsch fire engine

Flossmoor Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-This is the Flossmoor Fire Dept.’s Engine 1340, a 1982 Ford L/Pirsch 1250/400.
Mike Summa
vintage Pirsch fire engine

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Morton Grove Fire Department history

This from Larry Shapiro for #TBT:

For #TBT, here are some shots of vintage Morton Grove fire apparatus as I was going up on the north shore. I was unable to get my hands on the specs when I submitted these.

vintage conventional Pirsch fire engine

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vintage Morton Grove FD Ford squad truck

Larry Shapiro photo

vintage custom Pirsch fire engine

Larry Shapiro photo

custom Pirsch 85' mid-mount quint

Larry Shapiro photo

vintage Hendrickson 1871C/E-ONE fire engine

Larry Shapiro photo

Hendrickson 1871S chassis fire engine from E-ONE

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As seen around …

Found these photos on Facebook of a Pirsch sitting up in Northern Illinois somewhere. These photos are by Dalton Schulz
Pirsch fire engine

Photo by Dalton Schulz

Pirsch fire engine

Photo by Dalton Schulz

Pirsch fire engine

Photo by Dalton Schulz

thanks Dennis

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Lisle-Woodridge FPD history

From Larry Shapiro for #TBT:

Here area a few of the classic Pirsch pumpers that were part of the Lisle-Woodridge FPD.

vintage Pirsch fire engine

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vintage Pirsch fire engine

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vintage Pirsch fire engine

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vintage Pirsch fire engine

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Oak Forest Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

#TBT- Engine 92, a 1947 Pirsch 750 gpm pumper x-Waukegan.  Enjoy and comment. Mike Summa

1947 Pirsch fire engine

Oak Forest Engine 92, a 1947 Pirsch 750 gpm pumper x-Waukegan. Mike Summa photo

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Wood Dale Fire Protection District history

Something for #throwbackthursday from Larry Shapiro:

Here’s a glimpse of the Wood Dale Fire Protection District from the 1980s

vintage Type 1 MICU

Former Wood Dale FPD Ambulance 14. Larry Shapiro photo

Ford/Howe fire engine

Former Wood Dale FPD Engine 1. Larry Shapiro photo

classic custom Pirsch rescue engine

Former Wood Dale FPD Engine 11. Larry Shapiro photo

classic custom Pirsch rescue engine

Former Wood Dale FPD Engine 16. Larry Shapiro photo

Ford/Welch rescue squad

Former Wood Dale FPD Rescue Squad 3. Larry Shapiro photo

classic custom Pirsch ladder truck

Former Wood Dale FPD Truck 10. Larry Shapiro photo

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New Lenox FPD history

This from Mike Summa:

This was New Lenox E1621, a 1984 Spartan/Pirsch 1500/1000.  Enjoy and comment
Mike Summa
New Lenox FPD history

New Lenox E1621, a 1984 Spartan/Pirsch 1500/1000. Mike Summa photo

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