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Riverdale Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

This is Riverdale’s Squad 85, built on a FWD chassis.  Enjoy and comment.
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Riverdale FD Squad 85

Riverdale FD Squad 85. Mike Summa photo

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Riverdale Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

Here is the Riverdale Fire Dept.’s 1970’s FWD Engine 82.  I have no specs of this so if anyone knows please indicate.
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Riverdale FD Engine 82

Riverdale FD Engine 82. Mike Summa photo

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North Palos Fire District history

This from Mike Summa:

This was North Palos FPD mid 60’s Mack C95.  Sorry, I have no information on this engine.  If anyone does please feel free to fill in the blanks.  Enjoy.
Mike Summa
North Palos FPD historic fire engine

This was North Palos FPD mid 60’s Mack C95. Mike Summa photo

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Alsip Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

This was the Alsip Fire Dept.’s Engine 2013, a 1989 FMC Sentinel 1250/1000 with a 4 Door IHC S4900 cab.
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FMC Sentinel fire engine

Mike Summa photo

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Homewood Fire Department history

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Homewood Fire Dept.’s E16, a 1960 Mack C95 1000/500 Quad. Enjoy.

Homewood FD 1960 Mack C95 quad

Homewood Fire Dept.’s E16, a 1960 Mack C95 1000/500 Quad. Mike Summa photo

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Palos Fire Protection District history

This from Mike Summa:

The backbone of many fire departments in the 1950’s.  Palos Fire Dist. Tanker 6316, a 1955 Mack B85/Bean 750-1000.  Enjoy and comment.
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1955 Mack B85/Bean fire engine

Palos Fire Dist. Tanker 6316 – 1955 Mack B85/Bean 750/1000. Mike Summa photo

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As seen around … Posen

This from Mike Summa:

Caught the Posen truck at the recent Independence Day parade in Midlothian.  Posen Truck 2804, a 2007 Pierce Dash 1500/475/105′.
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Posen FD Truck 2804

Posen FD Truck 2804. Mike Summa photo

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Bridgeview Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

TBT  This was Bridgeview’s E15, a 1970 Pierce/Oshkosh 1500/500.  Enjoy and comment.
Bridgeview FD E15, a 1970 Pierce/Oshkosh 1500/500

Bridgeview FD E15, a 1970 Pierce/Oshkosh 1500/500. Mike Summa photo

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Evergreen Park Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

For throwback Thursday here is Evergreen Park’s Engine 50, a 1972 Pirsch.  How come Chicago never purchased any of this model?  Enjoy and comment.
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Evergreen Park FD Engine 50

Evergreen Park’s Engine 50, a 1972 Pirsch. Mike Summa photo

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Chicago Ridge Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

This was Chicago Ridge’s Mack/Pirsch ladder truck.  I do not know the specs, so feel free to inform.  Looks a lot like the Backdraft movie truck.  Enjoy and comment.
Mike Summa
vintage Pirsch ladder truck on a Mack CF chassis

Mike Summa photo

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