Posts Tagged Leyden Fire Protection District

2-Alarm fire in Franklin Park, 2-3-17

This from Steve Redick:

Took this in on Friday, 2/1/17… little to see firewise when I arrived but some interesting apparatus shots..

Steve

townhouse fire scene with fire trucks

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fire trucks at townhouse fire scene

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Leyden Township FPD quint at work

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firefighters on roof of fire building

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Franklin Park fire engine with hose off

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Franklin Park FD Engine 2

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River Grove FD fire engine

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Elmwood Park FD fire engine

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Norwood Park FPD fire engine

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Westchester FD fire engine

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Broadview Fire Department Engine 7

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MABAS Division 20 cascade unit

Steve Redick photo

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New area ambulance updates

From Fire Service, Inc.:

  • The Westchester Fire Department ordered a new Wheeled Coach medium duty ambulance. This new unit will be on a 2014 Freightliner chassis.
  • Leyden Fire Protection District took delivery of a new Wheeled Coach Type III ambulance.
Leyden Township FPD ambulance

New Leyden Township FPD ambulance. Fire Service, Inc. photo

  • The North Aurora Fire Protection District ordered a new Wheeled Coach Type I ambulance on a Ford F450 4×4 chassis. Delivery in November.
  • The Bensenville Fire Protection District took delivery of a 2011 Wheeled Coach Type I ambulance that was a Fire Service demo.
  • The Chicago Ridge Fire Department ordered a 2014 Road Rescue medium duty ambulance on a TerraStarcChassis.
  • The Beecher Fire Protection District ordered new Road Rescue Type 3 ambulance.
  • The Schererville Fire Department took delivery of a new Road Rescue ambulance.

 

Schererville Fire Department ambulance

New ambulance for Schererville Fire Department. Fire Service, Inc. photo

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Area apparatus for sale

Martin Nowak found the following listings for apparatus being sold from area departments:

Former Elburn Tender 307

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The Leyden Fire District has been added

In MABAS Division 20, the Leyden Fire Protection District has been added to the site. Leyden has one station covering unincorporated Leyden Township. They have 13 full-time, 10 paid-on-call, and 6 contract personnel. Leyden currently houses the MABAS Division 20 Decon unit. They have two ambulances, a quint, an engine, and a utility unit.

 

Leyden Fire Protection District station

The Leyden Fire District station is at 2600 Mannheim Road with a Franklin Park mailing address. Larry Shapiro photo

Leyden Fire Protection District Engine 131

For many years the Leyden apparatus has been black over yellow. They have two ambulances which are this yellow with black accents and striping.

Leyden Fire Protection District

Leyden’s newest unit is this 2006 quint which features a new set of colors.

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Apparatus photos

Steve Redick submitted images from a recent stop at the Leyden Fire Protection District in MABAS Division 20.

Leyden Township FPD quint

Leyden Quint 133 is a 75′ E-ONE on a Cyclone II chassis. Steve Redick photo

MABAS Division 20 Decon Unit

The MABAS Division 20 Decon Unit is housed at the Leyden station. Steve Redick photo

MABAS Division 20 decal

The MABAS Division 20 decal. Steve Redick photo

Leyden Fire Protection District Engine 133 E-ONE quint

Another view of Quint 133. Steve Redick photo

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