Posts Tagged Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory fire department

Large barn fire near Batavia 1-9-12

The Kane County Chronicle has an article about a fire on Monday that:

…caused more than $400,000 in damage to a barn at Stokes Excavating at 35W160 Butterfield Road in unincorporated Batavia.

Batavia and North Aurora firefighters responded to the blaze along with other area fire departments, including Aurora, Geneva and Fermilab.

Firefighters arrived on the scene at 10:29 a.m., and had the fire under control by 12:30 p.m. The fire forced the closure of Butterfield Road between Hart/Mitchell Road and Pinecreek Drive in North Aurora.

The complete article with a video and photo can be found HERE.

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Fermilab orders US Tanker

Bill Friedrich found the following from US Tanker:

US Tanker Fire Apparatus

US Tanker has just been awarded a contract to build a custom pumper for the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, IL. The Fermi Laboratory is part of the US Department of Energy and is one of the most important scientific laboratories in the world. This is a great honor for UST and we are very excited to build this new custom attack pumper. The chassis is a Spartan Metro Star with a 1500-GPM Waterous pump.

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