Posts Tagged IL

Rescue squad has three lives


Bill Friedrich sent this interesting history of a 1991 Ford/Sauber rescue squad.

These photos represent the three lives of this 1991 Ford C – Sauber. It started it’s career at the River Grove FD. Then it was sold to the Franklin Park FD. After Franklin Park had it for a few years, they sold it to the O’Fallon Underwater Search and Recovery Team in St.Clair County, IL.
River Grove Fire Department Rescue 564

River Grove Squad 564 was this 1991 Ford Cargo 8000/Sauber squad. Bill Friedrich photo

Franklin Park Fire Department Rescue 1

Former Franklin Park Rescue 1 was this 1991 Ford Cargo 8000/Sauber that was acquired from River Grove, IL. Bill Friedrich photo


The O'Fallon Underwater Search and Recovery Team runs this 1991 Ford Cargo 8000/Sauber squad as Dive 1. This was formerly Rescue 1 in Franklin Park and before that it was Squad 564 in River Grove. John Fijal photo

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Fatal house fire in Elburn 1-1-12

The Daily Herald has an article HERE about a house fire Sunday in Elburn that resulted in the death of a 50-year old man.

One person died following a fire Sunday in the 1200 block of Wise Road in Elburn, fire officials said.

Elburn Police Chief Steve Smith said a 50-year-old male, who was not identified, was discovered by the fire department at about 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

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