Posts Tagged Mike Summa

Orland FPD history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT – With the 50th Anniversary of the Orland Fire Protection District this year, here is a glimpse of their pre-district days.  It is a tanker built on a 1940’s International chassis.  If anyone knows more information, please feel free to inform.

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1940's era fire engine from the Orland Park Volunteer Fire Department

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Palos FPD history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-The Palos FPD’s Squad 6305, 1977 GMC/E-One 250/500.
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Palos FPD Squad 6305 - 1977 GMC/E-One 250/500

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Monee Fire Protection District history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For tbt-I took this picture at a parade in Beecher in the early 1990’s.  I know this is a 1950’s open cab Seagrave, and that is it.  Feel free to ad any information you know.
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Monee FPD 1950's open cab Seagrave engin

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Munster Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT- This is Munster’s Engine 2223, a 1987 Mack MB/Boyer 1500/750.  Munster is a member of MABAS 24, and responds to fires across the border into Lansing and Calumet City.
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Munster FD Engine 2223, a 1987 Mack MB/Boyer 1500/750

Munster FD Engine 2223, a 1987 Mack MB/Boyer 1500/750. Mike Summa photo

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Wilmington Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT- This is the Wilmington Fire Dept.’s E2611, a Hendrikson/Pirsch from the 1980’s. I am sorry I have no specs on this engine.  If anyone knows more about this, please feel free to share.
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Hendrickson Pierce fire engine

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Markham Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-The Markham Fire Dept.’s Engine 1531, a 900 series American LaFrance with unknown specs. Photo taken in front of then station 1 off Kedzie Ave.
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Markham FD Engine 1531 - 900 Series American LaFrance pumper

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North Palos FPD history

This from Mike Summa:

Fort TBT-Here is a newspaper article about the new North Palos Squad 6605.  Built on a Spartan Gladiator chassis for $130,000.000. The second photo is from an Alsip parade.  I am sorry I do not know the manufacturer.  If anyone knows, please submit. Mike Summa
Note from Chicagoareafire.com – the body was built by Frontline.
 
North Palos FPD Squad 805 - Spartan Gladiator/Frontline

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North Palos FPD Squad 6605

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Phoenix Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-The Phoenix Fire Dept.’s E1706, a 1985 Kenworth/FMC 1000/750.
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FMC Omega pumper

Phoenix Engine 1706 – 1985 Kenworth/FMC Omega 1000/750.
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Crete Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

TBT-Crete Fire Dept.’s #702, a 1970’s IHC/Pierce ( unknown specs.)  I found this interesting because it was not built on a Dodge chassis.
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Crete FD vintage fire truck

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Orland Fire Protection District history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT here is Orland Truck 120, a 1975 ALF 0/0/ 100′ rearmount.  A few years later I took this picture after rehab.
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Orland FPD Truck 120 - 1975 American LaFrance Ladder Chief 100' rearmount

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Orland FPD vintage American LaFrance Ladder Chief rehab

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