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New ambulance for Alsip (more)

Photos from Larry Shapiro of the Newest ambulance for Alsip

Alsip Ambulance 2042 – 2017 Ford E450/2018 Road Rescue Type III ambulance so 251215

Alsip Ambulance 2042 - 2017 Ford E450/2018 Road Rescue Type III ambulance so 251215

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chevron striping on back of ambulance

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lighted rub rail on ambulance body

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Sauk Village Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT- Here is Sauk Village’s Snorkel #507, a 1980 Hendrikson/3-D 1250/0/65′.
Mike Summa
65' Snorkel

Sauk Village’s Snorkel #507, a 1980 Hendrikson/3-D 1250/0/65′.
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and from our archives:

Sauk Village fire department history

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Sauk Village fire department history

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Sauk Village fire department history

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Storm damage in Prospect Heights/Wheeling 6-27-19

Wheeling and Prospect Heights firefighters were called for an outside fire near a house Thursday evening after a storm passed through the area. Companies arrived to find a primary power line down in the rear posing no threats to any structures. There was some impressive arcing prior to the arrival of crews from ComEd who rendered the situation safe.

Video was provided by Taylor Wallen.

Prospect Heights FD Battalion 9

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Rosenbauer Commander fire engine

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Poor line arcing on the ground

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IHC Altec ComEd bucket truck

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ComEd lineman at work

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ComEd lineman at work

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ComEd lineman at work

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As seen around … Alsip (more)

Photos from Larry Shapiro off the MABAS 19 & 22 Haz Mat Unit 6937 housed in Alsip

MABAS 19 & 22 Hazardous Materials Team Unit

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MABAS 19 & 22 Hazardous Materials Team

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Saulsbury Fire Apparatus law tag

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fire truck emblem

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Truck fire in Lincolnshire, 6-25-19

Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD firefighters were dispatched to the BP station at Milwaukee Avenue and Route 22 Tuesday afternoon (6/25/19) for a reported car fire. Police officers arriving first notified the fire district that it was a truck on fire that was fully involved but away from the gas pumps. The Battalion 51 arrived and added Squad 51 to the response which originally was for Engine 53 only. The small box truck was filled with kitchen cabinets. The fire which was in the engine area and truck cab was impinging on the rear cargo section when firefighters extinguished the flames. An additional engine was called to assist with the overhaul.

small box truck destroyed by fire

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small box truck destroyed by fire

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small box truck destroyed by fire

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small box truck destroyed by fire

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MVA in Vernon Hills, 6-6-19

This from Larry Shapiro:

Here are some images from a three-car crash on Milwaukee Avenue at Woodlands Parkway 6/6/19 in Vernon Hills. There were multiple occupants between the three cars but all signed releases at the scene. The accident was apparently caused when one driver pulled to the curb southbound as a Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD ambulance was heading north to a hospital with a patient from an unrelated incident. One car failed to stop and hit the first, and then a third car plowed into the second one.

three car rear end crash

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Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD Engine 53 HME SFO RAT

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ambulance at crash scene

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Linconshire Riverwoods FPD Battalion 51

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three car rear end crash

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Maple Park and Countryside FPD news

fire truck for sale

Maple Park FPD fire truck for sale

Maple Park & Countryside FPD mini pumper/squad

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Maple Park & Countryside FPD mini pumper/squad

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thanks Dennis

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House fire in Mt Prospect, 6-18-19 (more)

More photos and a video from the House fire in Mt Prospect, 6-18-19

 

Mount Prospect house fire at 1318 E Green lane

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Mount Prospect house fire at 1318 E Green lane

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Mount Prospect house fire at 1318 E Green lane

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master stream directed at roof of house fire

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dramatic photo of Firefighter after battling a fire

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Mount Prospect FD Engine 14

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Car into the building in Palatine, 6-7-19

Palatine firefighters were called to the Hobby Lobby at 615 E Dundee Rd around noon on Friday (6/7/19) for a car into the building. Callers said the car was on fire and the driver was unable to get out. Police officers arrived first and used fire extinguishers in an effort to put out the fire. The car was removed from the building, the fire was extinguished, and the driver was transported to the hospital. Palatine Rural and Hoffman Estates units assisted at the scene.

A Code 3 for smoke in a house was dispatched to another location in Palatine within minutes of this call and units from Arlington Heights and Buffalo Grove were sent to investigate that incident as most Palatine units were at the Hobby Lobby.

Car crashes into a building in Palatine IL and catches fire

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Car crashes into a building in Palatine IL and catches fire

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Palatine Rural FD Engine 36

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Morton Grove Fire Department history

This from Larry Shapiro for #TBT:

For #TBT, here are some shots of vintage Morton Grove fire apparatus as I was going up on the north shore. I was unable to get my hands on the specs when I submitted these.

vintage conventional Pirsch fire engine

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vintage Morton Grove FD Ford squad truck

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vintage custom Pirsch fire engine

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custom Pirsch 85' mid-mount quint

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vintage Hendrickson 1871C/E-ONE fire engine

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Hendrickson 1871S chassis fire engine from E-ONE

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