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New home for former Bensenville tanker

From Danny Nelms:

Former Bensenville tanker now in Melvin, IA

From FD FB page

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Melvin FD photo

and from our files

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Itasca Fire Protection District news

Excerpts from the DailyHerald.com:

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Schaumburg Fire Department Battalion Chief John Schneidwind is retiring this week after 34 years to become chief of the Itasca Fire Protection District.

For the past 20 years, Schneidwind has been called upon to share memories of his five fateful days in New York City as one of three members of the Schaumburg Fire Department who traveled to the World Trade Center after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack and how his perspective on them has changed over time.

In September 2001, he had two young children at home. Today, he is a grandfather.

Volunteering for the trip started with him being asked to work his supervisor’s shifts in Schaumburg so that the supervisor could go to New York. Schneidwind instead asked whether there was room for him to go along as well. A large part of his motivation to join firefighters from across the nation at ground zero was the notion that they were taking part in a rescue mission, not just a recovery.

During one all-too-brief moment, he felt that wish might be fulfilled. He came upon a huge celebration and cheers after four firefighters were pulled alive from the rubble. But he later learned they had become trapped only earlier that day and were not part of the original collapse.

By the end of the trip, he was drained both emotionally and physically, but also deeply proud of his profession.

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As seen at the FDIC 2022 (more)

This from Larry Shapiro:

electric fire trucks at FDIC 2022

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Larry Shapiro photo

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Larry Shapiro photo

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Larry Shapiro photo

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Larry Shapiro photo

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As seen at the FDIC 2022

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Larry Shapiro photo

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Larry Shapiro photo

From Danny Nelms:

Local apparatus at the FDIC 2022 from Jeff’s Photography LLC on FB 
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photo by Jeff’s Photography

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photo by Jeff’s Photography

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Robbins Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-This was the Robbins Fire Dept.’s Engine 2943, a 1973 Seagrave 1250/500 (X York Center)
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and from our files

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Bill Friedrich photo

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Midlothian Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT;

For TBT-This was Midlothian’s Truck 2704, a 1967 Seagrave 1250/300/? midship aerial.  This truck was remounted in 1990 unto a Pierce Dash.
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And from our files:

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As seen around … the DuPage County Airport

From Larry Shapiro:

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As seen around … the DuPage County Airport

From Larry Shapiro

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As seen around … Gary

This from Larry Shapiro:

Gary Engine 7, one of five 2018 Pierce Saber 2000/500 pumpers

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House fire near Northbrook, 4-8-22

Firefighters from Northbrook, Wheeling, Prospect Heights, Glenview, and Deerfield responded to a house fire at 4085 Evergreen Lane in an unincorporated area off of Sanders Road by the I294 tollway. The call came in shortly after midnight (4/8/22) reporting smoke inside the residence and walls that were hot after the resident used the fireplace. Two occupants when outside with firefighters arrived but responding companies were notified by RED Center that a handicapped individual was unable to self evacuate. Northbrook Engine 10 reported smoke showing on arrival and the crew from Ambulance 10 got a wheelchair-bound resident out of the house.

There was visible fire reported on the exterior of the house which was extinguished by firefighters from Prospect Heights Engine 39. There are no hydrants in this sub division and a supply line was stretched from a hydrant at the entrance off of Sanders Road to Northbrook Squad 11, which then pumped in-line to Engine 10.

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