Posts Tagged Elwood Fire Protection District

New squad for Elwood FPD

This from Hunter Klinger:

Found on CAMZ Communications, Inc Facebook page new home for x-Knollwood squad as Elwood Squad 616

former Knollwood FD squad is now Elwood FPD Squad 616

CAMZ Communications, Inc Facebook page

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New are ambulance deliveries

Ron Wolkoff found these ambulance deliveries on the Foster Coach FaceBook page:

Crystal Lake F450/Horton
Elwood E450/Horton
Norwood ParkE450/Horton
Plainfield F550/Horton
Thornton F450/Horton
Troy F550/Horton
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Brand new Ford F450 chassis on a custom Horton conversion for Crystal Lake. Foster Coach Sales photo

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Brand new Ford F550 chassis on a custom Horton conversion for the Troy FPD. Foster Coach Sales photo

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Brand new Ford F450 chassis on a custom Horton conversion for Thornton. Foster Coach Sales photo

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Brand new Ford F550 chassis on a custom Horton conversion. for Plainfield. Foster Coach Sales photo

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Brand new Ford E450 chassis on a custom Horton conversion for the Norwood Park FPD. Foster Coach Sales photo

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Brand new International 4300 chassis on a custom Horton conversion for Elwood. Foster Coach Sales photo

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Down memory lane … suburban departments

This from Martin Nowak:

Thanks to Squad546 for allowing me to use his photos. Thought it was time to go back in time,

Matteson Fire Department history

Matteson, former Snorkel 5-1967 Pierce/FWD 75′. Squad546 phot

Elk Grove Village Fire Department history

Former Elk Grove Engine 117-1971 Mack. Squad 546 photo

Forest Park Fire Department history

Former Forest Park Engine 2-1968 FWD. Squad546 photo

Dolton FIre Department history

Former Dolton Truck 1442-1981 Pierce/Oshkosh 75′ TeleSqurt. Squad546 photo

Elwood Fire Protection District history

Former Elwood Fire Protection District Truck 619-1980 Pemfab Wedge/E-ONE/75′ Tele Squrt quint. Squad546 photo

York Center Fire Protection District history

Former York Center Fire Protection District, Engine 76-1982 Spartan/1992 E-One 1500/3000. (Lombard). Squad546 photo

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New Engine for Elwood FPD

The Elwood FPD received a new industrial foam pumper from Sutphen with a National Foam system.

new Sutphen industrial pumper for Elwood FPD (IL)

New Sutphen industrial pumper for the Elwood FPD. Sutphen photo

Elwood, IL Custom Industrial Pumper : WHEEL BASE:  256” – TRAVEL HEIGHT:  11’ 11” – TRAVEL LENGTH:  37’ 6”

CHASSIS:    Sutphen 73” with half 15” Raised Roof
•    Four-Door, Four-Person Cab with two EMS Cabinets
•    Front Axle and Suspension 23,000 lbs.
•    Rear Axle and Suspension 31,000 lbs.
•    Engine:  Detroit Diesel S60 515hp
•    Alternator:  Leece Neville 320 Amp
•    Transmission:  Allison GEN IV EVS4000PUMP:        Hale
•    8FG – 300GPM
•    Discharges:  (3) 5” Left,    5” Right,    3” Left,    3” Right,    2 ½” Right Rear,    2 ½” Front Bumper,    8” Deck Gun (high flow, capable of 5300 GPM)
•    750-Gallon Tank
•    Foam System – National Foam Servo Command 300
•    300-Gallon Foam TankBODY:        Sutphen
•    PA – 12
•    Roll-Up Doors
•    234 cu. ft. Total Compartment Space
•    Duo-Safety Pumper Ladder Compliment
•    Ladder Storage: Rear Chute

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT:
•    Harrison 20w Generator
•    Safety Vision Camera System
•    Command Light 8000w Light Tower

new Sutphen industrial pumper for Elwood FPD (IL)

Sutphen shop order #HS-5058. Sutphen photo

new Sutphen industrial pumper for Elwood FPD (IL)

Top-mount pump panel and industrial foam monitor. Sutphen photo

new Sutphen industrial pumper for Elwood FPD (IL)

Sutphen drawing

 

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