Posts Tagged Mike Summa

Oak Forest Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

For #TBT, This is Oak Forest’s E94, a 1971 FWD/Pierce 1250/500/54′ Squrt.
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Oak Forest FD Engine 94

Oak Forest FD Engine 94 – 1971 FWD/Pierce 1250/500/54′ Squrt. Mike Summa photo

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Worth Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

For #TBT, these are what I call the Worth twins, 2 FordC/Darleys, unknown age or specs.  Enjoy and comment.
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vintage Worth FD engine 6713

Mike Summa photo

vintage Worth FD engine 6723

Mike Summa photo

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Mokena Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

Here is the Mokena FPD Squad 1516, a 1977 Ford L/Super Vac. This unit was replaced in 2002.  Enjoy and comment.
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Ford L-Series Super Vac squad truck

Mokena FPD Squad 1516, a 1977 Ford L/Super Vac. Mike Dumma photo

Ford L-Series Super Vac squad truck

Mike Summa photo

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Palos Heights Fire Protection District history

This from Mike Summa:

For TBT, this is the Palos Heights FPD Truck 6404, a 1984 Pierce Arrow 1250/500 75′.  Enjoy and comment.
Mike Summa
Pierce Arrow Tele-Squrt 75

Palos Heights FPD Truck 6404, a 1984 Pierce Arrow 1250/500 75′.  Mike Summa photo

Here’s another from our database from Larry Shapiro as photographed for Snorkel

Palos Heights FPD Pierce Arrow Tele-Squrt 75

Palos Heights FPD Pierce Tele-Squrt 75. Larry Shapiro photo

And one more from the database from later in life after having the cab enclosed … without record of the photographer

Palos Heights TeleSqurt

Palos Heights TeleSqurt

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Crete Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

Engine 705 in Crete Illinois is this early 1970’s Ward LaFrance.  Not many Wards are found in the south suburbs.  
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vintage Ward LaFrance fire engine

Crete FD Engine 705. Mike Summa photo

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Oak Forest Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

#TBT- Engine 92, a 1947 Pirsch 750 gpm pumper x-Waukegan.  Enjoy and comment. Mike Summa

1947 Pirsch fire engine

Oak Forest Engine 92, a 1947 Pirsch 750 gpm pumper x-Waukegan. Mike Summa photo

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Burbank Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

This was Burbank Squad 203, a 1970’s Mack R rescue truck.  I believe the body was transferred from a IHC truck.  Enjoy and comment.
Mike Summa
Burbank FD Squad 203

Mike Summa photo

Also from our archives:

Burbank FD Squad 203 R-Model Mack

Larry Shapiro photo

Burbank FD Squad 203 R-Model Mack

Larry Shapiro photo

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South Holland Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

This was South Holland’s Engine 666, a 1981 Spartan/E-One 1250/750.  Enjoy and comment.
Mike Summa
1981 Spartan Maxi-Vision/E-One 1250/750

South Holland’s Engine 666, a 1981 Spartan/E-One 1250/750. Mike Summa photo

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Palos Heights FPD History

This from Mike Summa:

Palos Heights once ran this IHC/unknown Squad 6405 out of their station 1.  Enjoy and comment.

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Palos Heights FPD Squad 6405

Mike Summa photo

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North Palos FPD History

This from Mike Summa:

Here is North Palos’ Engine 7, a 1971 Mack CF 1250/500.  
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North Palos FD history

North Palos Engine 7, a 1971 Mack CF 1250/500. Mike Summa photo

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