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New ambulance for Forest View FD

From the Fire Service Inc. Facebook page:

Congratulations to Chief Tom Heller and the Forest View Fire Department on the recent delivery of their new 2018 Wheeled Coach Type III ambulance. This new unit on a Ford E-450 chassis contains many custom features including all Whelen LED lighting, custom “Coolbar” HVAC system, Stryker Power Load, Power Cot, EQ2B siren, airhorn system, and custom gear compartment to house firefighting gear and SCBAs. This beautiful unit is a welcome addition to their fleet. We appreciate the business and want to welcome them to the Fire Service Family. 

Forest View FD Ambulance 814

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new ambulance interior

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chevron striping on rear of new ambulance

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Forest View FD Ambulance 814

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Forest View FD Ambulance 814

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3-Alarm fire and EMS Box Alarm in Cicero, 9-19-16 (more)

a few more photos from County-Wide Photography from the 3-Alarm fire and EMS Box Alarm in Cicero, 9-19-16

River Forest FD fire truck

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Cicero FD ambulance

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firefighters at fire scene

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firefighters at fire scene

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firefighters at fire scene

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old Seagrave ladder at work

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fire trucks at fire scene

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Bedford Park FD Snorkel

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Forest View fire engine

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Bedford Park FD Snorkel

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Cicero FD ambulance

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Working fire in McCook, 3/27/15

This from Josh Boyajian:

McCook had a fire Friday (3/27/15) in a restaurant at 9507 Joliet Rd. It seemed as they had some fire in the walls that started in the kitchen. I attached some photos I took of some roof work in the back of the building. Companies working were, McCook’s squad, Forest View’s engine, Brookfield’s truck, a Pleasantview quint, and Riverside’s truck.
fireman on roof at commercial fire

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firemen on roof at commercial fire

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Brookfield FD E-ONE ladder truck at fire scene

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firemen on roof at commercial fire

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Forest View fire engine at fire scene

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Forest View is added to the site

Forest View Fire Department patchThe Forest View Fire Department has been added to the departments in MABAS Division 10. They cover four square miles from one station with three carer and 19 part-time personnel. The fleet consists of one ambulance, two engines, and three support vehicles.

Forest View fire station

Forest View fire station. Larry Shapiro photo

Forest View fire engine

 

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Forest View working fire 12/2/13

This from Josh Boyajian:

Forest View had a couple semi trucks on fire Monday at 5200 w 47th st. As I made my way from my house, I saw the header from 39th and Lombard. The first shot is from my phone on the way there from the Central Bridge. Here are a few of my shots from the scene.

truck trailers burn in Forest View

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truck trailers burn in Forest View

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truck trailers burn in Forest View

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truck trailers burn in Forest View

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The color of fire trucks (part 10) Division 10

Departments in MABAS Division 10 are featured in this next installment of The Color of Fire Trucks series.

Clarendon Hills Fire Department Mack Pierce TeleSqurt

Clarendon Hills ran this 1986 50′ TeleSqurt built by Pierce on a Mack CF chassis. Engine 349 had a 1,500-GPM pump and carried 500 gallons of water. Larry Shapiro photo

The Clarendon Hills Fire Department runs with apparatus that is painted white over a bright yellow. They currently have a fleet of four units with these colors.

Darien-Woodridge Fire Protection District engine

One of several E-ONE units purchased by the Darien-Woodridge FPD was this 1990 top-mount Hurricane engine with 1,000 gallons of water and a 1,500-GPM pump. It ran as Engine 371. Larry Shapiro photo

The Darien-Woodridge Fire Protection District currently runs with red and white apparatus. Their newest unit is solid red, and with this purchase they will retire one of the last of their lime-green apparatus which dominated their fleet for many years.

Riverside Fire Department green fire engine

Riverside Engine 306 ran with this 1978 Ford C-8000/Seagrave. It had a 1,250-GPM pump and 750 gallons of water. Bill Friedrich photo

The Riverside FD had this Seagrave engine and they also purchased another lime green rig. The second unit was a Chevy/E-ONE (DOT) light rescue, like the one shown below from Forest View.
Forest View Fire Department EONE small rescue

Forest View ran with one of the popular small DOT spec rescue squads like many other area departments. Squad 816 was built by E-ONE in 1980 on a GMC chassis. Bill Friedrich photo

The Forest View FD purchased this (DOT) light rescue. It was the only non-red rig in the fleet.
Hinsdale Fire Department EONE engine painted black and yellow

One of many units that has been purchased over the years for service in Hinsdale was this 1982 E-ONE Protector IV engine. Running as Engine 343, it was built on a Hendrickson chassis with an 1871-W cab, and carried 500 gallons of water with a 1,250-GPM pump. Larry Shapiro photo

Until 2008, all of the apparatus in the Hinsdale Fire Department was delivered black over yellow, and with the exception of their 2008 Spartan/Rosenbauer/Metz tower ladder, everything still maintains these colors.
Westmont Fire Department Pemfab Wedge engine by FTI

The Westmont Fire Department purchased this white and lime engine from FTI in 1978. It featured a 1,250-GPM pump with 500 gallons of water. It was built on a Pemfab chassis with their ‘wedge’ (Model 932-T) cab. Bill Friedrich photo

Westmont’s Fire Department had only this one non-red rig in the fleet.
Willow Springs Fire Department black E-ONE tower ladder

Willow Springs purchased this unusual 95′ tower ladder from E-ONE in 2001. Painted black, tower 600 had a 1,500-GPM pump with 300 gallons of water on a Cyclone chassis. Bill Friedrich photo

Willow Springs had this unique E-ONE tower ladder that was black. Reportedly, a developer was to build a large project in Willow Springs and was required to purchase an aerial unit for the fire department. The developer insisted on the tower being painted black.
Argonne national Laboratory Fire Department

The Argonne Labs Fire Department put together this brush rig with a 1975 IHC pickup. Brush 75 had a 70-GPM pump and a 250-gallon water tank. Bill Friedrich photo

Argonne Laboratory FD built their own brush truck. It was the only non-red in the fleet.
Western Springs Fire Department Pierce Arrow engine white fire truck

One of the many units that saw service in Western Springs when their apparatus was painted white was this 1981 Pierce Arrow engine. It was one of the early Pierce Arrow models with a chassis that was made by Oshkosh. Engine 437 had a 1,500-GPM pump with 750 gallons of water. The top-mount control station featured a hand-rail due to the large and spacious area.At this point in time, Pierce was building the cab and body. It wasn’t until later that they began to assemble the entire chassis. Larry Shapiro photo

The current Western Springs Fire Department apparatus is red and white although previously their units were all white with blue and gold trim.
Romeoville Fire Department white rescue squad

The only unit that the Romeoville Fire Department has run with that was not red was this 1979 E-ONE (DOT) light-duty rescue on a Ford F-350 chassis. Perhaps what is most unusual about this is that these were normally delivered lime green. Bill Friedrich photo

Romeoville had a white light-duty rescue by E-ONE. Most of these units were delivered lime green as per the DOT spec.

McCook Fire Department yellow Seagrave engine

This was one of two Seagrave engines that was purchased by the McCook Fire Department and was painted yellow. Engine 379, built in 1979, had 500 gallons of water with a 1,250-GPM pump. Bill Friedrich photo

Many years ago, the McCook Fire Department had red apparatus, then they switched to bright yellow for several years before the fleet was changed again to red and white.

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Storage yard fire for Central Stickney 5-10-12 (update)

More images were submitted from the huge storage yard fire that Central Stickney had on Thursday.

large storage yard fire in Stickney Central Stickney FPD 5-11-12

Central Stickney tower sits near the Forest View engine as heavy smoke is generated from the debris that is burning.

large storage yard fire in Stickney Central Stickney FPD 5-11-12

The deck gun from Summit Engine 952 is directed at a section of the burning debris.

large storage yard fire in Stickney Central Stickney FPD 5-11-12

Several engines work with deck guns as the fire is spread over a large area.

large storage yard fire in Stickney Central Stickney FPD 5-11-12

The deck gun from the Forest View engine goes to work.

large storage yard fire in Stickney Central Stickney FPD 5-11-12

Another shot of Forest View Engine 813 working.

large storage yard fire in Stickney Central Stickney FPD 5-11-12

A monitor nozzle is used on a section that has been largely knocked down.

large storage yard fire in Stickney Central Stickney FPD 5-11-12

Central Stickney Engine 907 was also flowing a deck gun.

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