Posts Tagged North Palos Fire Protection District

Box Alarm fire in Worth, 2-8-19

This from Chi-Town Fire Photos:

Here are a couple pictures from a box alarm in Worth on 2/8/19. Fire was on the first floor. First companies had a quick knock. Chicago Ridge 6504 made a few holes in the roof above the stairwells. 

North Palos FPD at apartment fire in Worth IL

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North Palos FPD at apartment fire in Worth IL

Chi-Town Fire Photos

North Palos FPD at apartment fire in Worth IL

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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

Mike Summa photo

North Palos FPD Squad 6605

click the newspaper article for a larger copy

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Local ballot initiatives

Excerpts from nbcchicago.com: – local ballot initiatives 

Elk Grove Rural Fire Prot. District

– Shall the number of trustees of the Elk Grove Rural Fire Protection District be decreased from 7 to 5 members?

North Palos Fire Protection District

– Shall the extension limitation under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for the North Palos Fire Protection District, Cook County, Illinois be increased from the lesser of 5% or the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index over the prior levy year to 20% for levy year 2018?” For the 2018 levy year, the approximate amount of the additional tax extendable against property containing a single-family residence and having a fair market value at the time of the referendum of $100,000 is estimated to be $52.20.

Riverside Lawn Fire Protection District

– Shall the Riverside Lawn Fire Protection District be dissolved and discontinued?

Shall the Gardner Fire Protection District levy a special tax at a rate not to exceed 0.10% of the value of all taxable property within the District as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue for the purposes of providing funds to pay for the costs of emergency and rescue crews and equipment? – Shall the Maximum Allowable Tax Rate for the Gardner Fire Protection District be increased from 0.30% to 0.40% of the value of all taxable property within the District as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue? 

thanks Martin

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North Palos FPD news

Excerpts from abc7chicago.com:

A man’s body was found Monday in the driver’s seat of a smoldering vehicle in southwest suburban Palos Hills.

Police were called around 7 a.m. to assist firefighters on 107th Street just west of Michael Drive. When officers arrived, they saw a white, four-door vehicle had caught fire.

After the fire was extinguished, first responders firefighters found a body in the driver’s seat. They could not immediately identify the remains.

An autopsy was completed Wednesday. Dental records identified the man as 66-year-old Frank Siwiec, of Orland Park, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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Phoenix Fire Department news (more)

This from Brad Steinweg:

The Phoenix Fire Department recently took possession of former North Palos engine 803. I submitted a post previously, but had no picture. It is a 1988 Spartan Gladiator. Photo credit goes to Tom Burns.
Phoenix FD (IL) Engine 1715

Tom Burns photo

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As see around … the North Palos FPD

From a reader:

North Palos Car 808

North Palos FPD Car 808

North Palos FPD Car 808

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2-Alarm fire in Evergreen Park, 9-24-16 (more)

This from Matt Schumann:

Here are a few pictures from Saturday’s 2-11 for a fire in a restaurant at 3701 W. 95th St.
No visible flame for most of the fire and the fire picked up as time went on.  Fire went to a defensive attack with 3 elevated streams in use.   (Evergreen Park, Chicago Ridge and North Palos FPD).
Regards,
Matt Schumann
fire truck at restaurant fire

Matt Schumann photo

fire trucks at restaurant fire scene

Matt Schumann photo

Snorkel and fire trucks at restaurant fire scene

Matt Schumann photo

Snorkel and fire trucks at restaurant fire scene

Matt Schumann photo

Snorkel and fire trucks at restaurant fire scene

Matt Schumann photo

smoke from restaurant fire

Matt Schumann photo

more photos HERE

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New engine for the North Palos PFD

From the Fire Service, Inc. Facebook page:

Congratulations to the North Palos Fire Protection District, Palos Hills, IL on their recent delivery of a 2016 E-One Pumper.

New fire engine for the North Palos FPD

Fire Service, Inc. photo

New fire engine for the North Palos FPD

Fire Service, Inc. photo

New fire engine for the North Palos FPD

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North Palos engine for sale

From bpapparatus.com:

North Palos Engine 803 for sale - 1988 Spartan/E-ONE.

North Palos Engine 803 for sale – 1988 Spartan/E-ONE.

North Palos Engine 803 for sale - 1988 Spartan/E-ONE.

North Palos Engine 803 for sale – 1988 Spartan/E-ONE.

thanks Keith

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New engine for North Palos

From a reader:

Merry Christmas! Here’s a couple of pictures of the new North Palos Engine 813 taken a month or so ago at Fire Service Inc. in St. John, Indiana.

new E-ONE Cyclone II fire engine

New North Palos Engine 813.

chevron on back of fire truck with custom hose cover

New North Palos Engine 813.

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