Posts Tagged KME fire engine

Mundelein orders new engine (more)

More from Mark J. Gaunky, Deputy Fire Marshal, Mundelein Fire Department:

Here is a copy of the new engine, we are expecting delivery in late September or October. As I stated in my last message this will replace our 1992 Pierce which has already gone to a broker, it will be numbered the same 4311.

fire engine design drawing


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Mundelein orders new engine

This from John Tobin:

A big thank you to the Mundelein FD for ordering a stainless steel (cab and body) pumper. The new rig should be delivered in October or November of next year! 

 Mundelein Fire Department orders new fire engine

Specs include:

  • KME Severe Service XMFD cab with 10″ raised roof
  • 1,500-GPM pump
  • 750-gallon poly water tank

thanks Bill

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Waukegan is added to the site

The Waukegan Fire Department has been added to the listings in MABAS Division 4. The last department in the county to be added is the largest. Waukegan has five stations with more than 28 pieces of rolling stock. All houses have an ALS rescue unit, and four run engine companies. Waukegan Station 4 staffs a 105′ Pierce quint alongside Rescue 1644.

Waukegan Fire Department

Waukegan Squad 1651 is a 2004 Seagrave. Jeff Rudolph photo


Waukegan provides a bomb squad with containment vessel for Lake and McHenry Counties out of an annex building at Station 1. They also have a dive unit, haz mat unit, a large squad, and a 6×6 ARFF at the Waukegan Regional Airport.

Waukegan Fire Department

Waukegan 1667 serves as the bomb squad for Lake and McHenry counties. Larry Shapiro photo

Waukegan Fire Department

1665 is a 1984 Oshkosh T-12 6×6 1500/3140/310AFFF. Larry Shapiro photo

They have Seagrave and KME engines, a Pierce and Seagrave aerial, plus Medtec, Wheeled Coach, and Taylor Made ambulances.

Waukegan Fire Department

Engine 1613 is a 2011 KME Severe Service 1500/750. Jeff Rudolph photo

Waukegan Fire Department

Rescue 1643 is a 2007 Medtec on a 4300 IHC chassis. Larry Shapiro photo

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