Posts Tagged HME 1871 chassis

New engine for Rochelle FD

This from Bill Fricker:

Here’s a photo of the new Engine Co. 3 in Rochelle, IL   Enjoy
Engine Co. 3 – 2016 HME / Alexis  ( S/N  2268 )   1500-gpm /750-gbt   Bill Fricker Photo
Rochell FD Engine

Rochelle Engine Co. 3 – 2016 HME / Alexis ( S/N 2268 ) 1500-gpm /750-gbt Bill Fricker Photo

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House fire in Richton Park, 3-24-14

This from Dylan Konchan:

Call came in at 15:42hrs for a house fire, with people trapped on a balcony. Also one dog was still inside the house. Police got on scene reporting a fire in sector 3. Squad 32 got on scene and dropped a line, while Truck 35 made the rescue in the rear of the building. The fire was knocked quickly.

HME Alexis fire engine

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Spartan Smeal fire engine

Dylan Konchan photo

KME fire engine

Dylan Konchan photo

roof after fire

Dylan Konchan photo

Pierce fire engine

Dylan Konchan photo

house after fire

Dylan Konchan photo

house after fire

Dylan Konchan photo

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Chicago Fire Department: Truck Companies over the years. Part 1

This from Martin Nowak:

I’ve talked with Squad546, who has allowed me to submit these pictures. I’ll have several posts within the next few months. For now I’d like to show some CFD truck companies over the years.

Former Tower Ladder 5 – 1988 Federal/E-One 95′
Former Tower Ladder 14 -1996 HME/LTI 102′
Former Truck (Aerial Tower) 1 – 1988 Federal/E-One 135′
Former Truck 2 – 1988 Federal/E-One 110′
Former Truck 33 – 1993 Seagrave 100′
Former Truck 34 – 1970 Ward LaFrance Grove 100′
Former Truck 62, then Truck 8 after the 1994 rehab. Pictured as a spare. 1978 Seagrave 100′
Chicago FD E-ONE tower ladder

Former Tower Ladder 5 – 1988 Federal/E-One 95′. Squad546 photo

Chicago FD Tower Ladder 14 HME LTI

Former Tower Ladder 14 -1996 HME/LTI 102′. Squad546 photo

Chicago Fire Department 135' aerial ladder Truck 1

Former Truck (Aerial Tower) 1 – 1988 Federal/E-One 135′. Squad546 photo

Chicago Fire Department 100' aerial ladder Truck 2 E-ONE

Former Truck 2 – 1988 Federal/E-One 110′. Squad546 photo

Chicago FD ladder truck Seagrave

Former Truck 33 – 1993 Seagrave 100′. Squad546 photo

Chicago Fire Department Ward LaFrance Grove ladder truck

Former Truck 34 – 1970 Ward LaFrance Grove 100′. Squad 546 photo

 

Chicago FD Seagrave ladder truck

Former Truck 62, then Truck 8 after the 1994 rehab. Pictured as a spare. 1978 Seagrave 100′. Squad546 photo

 

 

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Barrington Box Alarm 1-8-13 (part 3)

Images from the Barrington Box Alarm from Larry Shapiro.

fire water tanker dumps water

Wauconda and East Dundee tankers fill the portable tanks. Larry Shapiro photo

fire scene with water shuttle

The water supply officer manages the tankers dumping into the portable tanks. Larry Shapiro photo

barn fire in Barrington Hills

Forest Preserve sign for the property. Larry Shapiro photo

many fire engines staged at fire scene

Many fire engines line Penny Road as firefighters finish up at the scene. Larry Shapiro photo

Barrington fire engine with lots of hose off

Firefighters begin to reload multiple lengths of hose onto the engine. Larry Shapiro photo

firefighters working with hose line

Carpentersville firefighters work a line. Larry Shapiro photo

barn fire in Barrington Hills

Firefighters douse the smoldering ruins with Class A foam. Larry Shapiro photo

barn fire in Barrington Hills

White smoke shows the location of the former barn. Larry Shapiro photo

fire engine drafting from portable tank

Barrington engine drafting from the portable dump tanks. Larry Shapiro photo

Arlington Heights Ambulance 1

Arlington Heights’ new Ambulance 1. Larry Shapiro photo

HME chassis water tankers

Two large water tankers on custom HME chassis. Larry Shapiro photo

More images are available to view HERE.

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Willow Springs FD apparatus

This from Martin Nowak:

Here’s a look at the front line rigs of the Willow Springs Fire Department. I am hoping to get better pictures soon.  Engine 1911 a KME/Luverne. Ambulance 1914 a 1997-2002 Ford E-450/Road Rescue

Willow Springs Fire Department

Willow Springs Fire Department

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Willow Springs Fire Department

Martin Nowak photo

Willow Springs Fire Department

Willow Springs Fire Department

Martin Nowak photo

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Local apparatus photos

Scott Peterson submitted a few images he recently took of Palatine Rural Tender 36 and Rolling Meadows Engine 16.

Palatine Rural Fire Protection District Tender 36

Palatine Rural Tender 36 was built by US Tank in 1988 on an HME 1871 chassis. It carries 3,200 gallons of water and has a 1,250-GPM pump. Scott Peterson photo

Rolling Meadows Fire Department Engine 16 American LaFrance

Rolling Meadows Engine 16 is a 2004 American LaFrance Eagle with a 1,500-GPM pump, 750 gallons of water and two 30-gallon foam tanks. Scott Peterson photo

Rolling Meadows Fire Department Engine 16 American LaFrance

The officer's side of Rolling Meadows Engine 16. Scott Peterson photo

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