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Gurnee Fire Department news

Excerpts from the Dailyherald.com:

At a meeting Monday, Gurnee trustees will consider an agreement with FGM Architects Inc. to plan a third fire station on village-owned land on the south side of village. The plan is for the new station to be built behind the Triangle Office Building at 731 Route 21 near the intersection with Manchester Drive.

The village manager said a third station has been in discussion for years and would improve response times when firefighters are dealing with multiple or back-to-back emergencies.

Firefighters at the new station would primarily cover the Route 120 and 21 corridors. The village would not need new trucks, ambulances, or personnel.

Village staff met with three architectural firms on May 8 to decide which one to work with. Officials chose FGM Architects because the firm has completed numerous fire station projects in the area and has a branch specifically dedicated to public service buildings. The company’s fee would be set at 8.75 percent of the station’s budget. The specific dollar amount would be updated throughout the process.

The multiyear capital plan includes $500,000 this year, with placeholders of about $3.38 million in fiscal years 2020 and 2021.

Based on the current timeline, construction would start in the summer of 2021, with completion of the station by fall of 2022. The village board will meet at village hall, 325 N. O’Plaine Road, at 7 p.m. Monday.

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New truck for Gurnee

Production photos of a new truck being built by E-ONE for the Gurnee FD so#142514

fire truck being built for the Gurnee FD

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fire truck being built for the Gurnee FD

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fire truck being built for the Gurnee FD

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fire truck being built for the Gurnee FD

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fire truck being built for the Gurnee FD

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fire truck being built for the Gurnee FD

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fire truck being built for the Gurnee FD

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New engine for Gurnee (more)

This from Jeff Rudolph:

Gurnee’s new Engine 1322, 2019 E-One, had to be placed into service for a few days due to 2 engines needing repairs this week.
 
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Gurnee FD Engine 1322

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Working fire in Gurnee, 5-27-19

This from Jeff Rudolph:

05/27/19
36000 blk of Deer View ct. in Gurnee. Appears to have been an outside fire that burned the vinyl siding and extended slightly into the garage and house.
aftermath of house fire

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aftermath of house fire

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aftermath of house fire

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aftermath of house fire

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aftermath of house fire

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Fatal explosion and fire in Waukegan, 5-3-19

Excerpts from the ChicagoTribune.com:

Four employees of a Waukegan chemical plant were hospitalized and another three were reported missing following an explosion late Friday that was heard and felt across Lake County around 9:45 p.m. 

Waukegan Fire Marshal Steve Lenzi reported that first arriving crews were quickly overwhelmed by flames at the AB Specialty Silicones plant at 3790 Sunset Ave., which is on the city’s far northwest side near its border with Gurnee.

Fire personnel from Waukegan plus departments in Lake and Cook counties including hazardous materials crews and structural collapse technicians were involved with both fighting the fire and searching for the missing employees.

Fatal explosion and fire at the AB Specialty Silicones plant at 3790 Sunset Ave. in Waukegan IL 5/3/19

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Fatal explosion and fire at the AB Specialty Silicones plant at 3790 Sunset Ave. in Waukegan IL 5/3/19

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Fatal explosion and fire at the AB Specialty Silicones plant at 3790 Sunset Ave. in Waukegan IL 5/3/19

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Fatal explosion and fire at the AB Specialty Silicones plant at 3790 Sunset Ave. in Waukegan IL 5/3/19

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Fatal explosion and fire at the AB Specialty Silicones plant at 3790 Sunset Ave. in Waukegan IL 5/3/19

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Waukegan FD ARFF unit works at the Fatal explosion and fire at the AB Specialty Silicones plant at 3790 Sunset Ave. in Waukegan IL 5/3/19

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New engine for Gurnee (more)

Updated production photos of a new engine being built by E-ONE for the Gurnee FD so#142294

E-ONE fire engine being built so#142294

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E-ONE fire engine being built so#142294

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E-ONE fire engine being built so#142294

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New engine for Gurnee (more)

Updated production photos of a new engine being built by E-ONE for the Gurnee FD so#142294

E-ONE fire engine being built so#142294

E-ONE photo

E-ONE fire engine being built so#142294

E-ONE photo

E-ONE fire engine being built so#142294

E-ONE photo

E-ONE fire engine being built so#142294

E-ONE photo

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New engine for Gurnee (more)

Updated production photos of a new engine being built by E-ONE for the Gurnee FD so#142294

E-ONE fire engine being built so#142294

E-ONE photo

E-ONE fire engine being built so#142294

E-ONE photo

E-ONE fire engine being built so#142294

E-ONE photo

E-ONE fire engine being built so#142294

E-ONE photo

E-ONE fire engine being built so#142294

E-ONE photo

E-ONE fire engine being built so#142294

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New engine for Gurnee (more)

Updated production photos of a new engine being built by E-ONE for the Gurnee FD so#142294

E-ONE fire engine being built so#142294

E-ONE photo

E-ONE fire engine being built so#142294

E-ONE photo

E-ONE fire engine being built so#142294

E-ONE photo

E-ONE fire engine being built so#142294

E-ONE photo

E-ONE fire engine being built so#142294

E-ONE photo

E-ONE fire engine being built so#142294

E-ONE photo

E-ONE fire engine being built so#142294

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New engine for Gurnee

Production photos of a new engine being built by E-ONE for the Gurnee FD so#142294

E-ONE fire engine being built

E-ONE photo

E-ONE fire engine being built

E-ONE photo

E-ONE fire engine being built

E-ONE photo

E-ONE fire engine being built

E-ONE photo

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