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Crete Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-Crete Fire Dept.’s E708, a 1982 Hendrickson/FMC 1500/750.
Mike Summa
Crete Fire department history

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and one more shot from the archives of Larry Shapiro

1982 Hendrickson/FMC fire engine

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Small plane slides off the runway at Chicago Executive Airport 4-2-20

Wheeling and Prospect Heights firefighters and police were dispatched for a reported plane crash just before 7PM Thursday evening (4/2/20) at the Chicago Executive Airport. Units were advised by the tower that a small plane with one soul on board had landed but was resting in roughly two feet of water in a drainage ditch alongside the runway. Wheeling Battalion 24 found the pilot in good condition inside the plane and no hazards. Only units from the still district were held at the scene and all others were held up. The pilot self extricated from the plane and signs a medical release form at the scene. One fire company remained on the scene as a wrecker arrived to remove the plane, a Cessna Skyhawk, from the ditch.

Cessna Skyhawk in ditch alongside runway

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Cessna Skyhawk in ditch alongside runway

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Freightliner ambulance

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Wheeling police units on the runway at Chicago Executive Airport

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Rosenbauer America IHC/Timberwolf on airport runway

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Rosenbauer America IHC/Timberwolf in Wheeling

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As seen around … Franklin Park Station 2

This from Larry Shapiro:

From a recent visit to Franklin Park FD Station 2.

Ford E450/Medix Type III ambulance

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Chevy Tahoe fire car

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Spartan Metro Star Marion fire engine

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E-ONE Cyclone HP100 quint

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Multi-vehicle crash in Buffalo Grove 2-19-20

Buffalo Grove police officers and firefighters were sent to Dundee Road and Golfview Terrace Wednesday evening (2/19/20) during rush hour for a multi-vehicle crash with extrication. Units arrived to find three cars with moderate to heavy damage but no entrapment. Paramedics from Buffalo Grove and Arlington Heights evaluated the drivers of ll three cars but no transports were made.

Ferrara Inferno fire truck

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heavy damage to car after a crash

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Buffalo Grove Firefighters at crash scene

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Buffalo Grove Firefighters at crash scene

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heavy damage to car after a crash

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Ford Explorer Police Interceptor

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House fire in Arlington Heights, 1-14-20

Just before 4AM on Tuesday January 14, a resident called the Arlington Heights Fire Department to report smoke from a neighbor’s home at 1415 E. Fleming Drive South. A subsequent call from the homeowner advised the fire department of a possible fire in the microwave oven and that the residents had evacuated. Police officers arrived first and found black smoke coming from the house. Engine 4 confirmed smoke showing and almost immediately they had heavy fire in the C-D corner. The alarm was elevated to a Code 4 for the working fire which brought the balance of units from Arlington Heights along with companies from Buffalo Grove. 

Three lines were used to extinguish the fire including an exterior line flowing foam. Buffalo Grove Ambulance 26 assessed one of the residents and then transported her to the hospital for smoke inhalation. 

House fire in Arlington Heights 1/14/20

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House fire in Arlington Heights 1/14/20

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House fire in Arlington Heights 1/14/20

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House fire in Arlington Heights 1/14/20

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House fire in Arlington Heights 1/14/20

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House fire in Arlington Heights 1/14/20

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House fire in Arlington Heights 1/14/20

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House fire in Arlington Heights 1/14/20

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House fire in Arlington Heights 1/14/20

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House fire in Arlington Heights 1/14/20

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House fire in Arlington Heights 1/14/20

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House fire in Arlington Heights 1/14/20

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House fire in Arlington Heights 1/14/20

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New engine for Waukegan (more)

Waukegan’s new Seagrave engine is in quarters getting ready to be put into service

new Seagrave engine in Waukegan IL

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Waukegan fire trucks

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Seagrave law tag

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new Seagrave engine in Waukegan IL

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Seagrave pump info tags

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