Posts Tagged Oshkosh Striker 3000

As seen around … O’Hare

This from Josh Boyajian:

I had a great opportunity yesterday and got pictures of the (2) new ARFF crash trucks at O’Hare Airport. They are the new generation 2016 Oshkosh Strikers assigned to units 6-5-4 and 6-5-8. Enjoy
Chicago FD ARFF 654

Josh Boyajian photo

Chicago FD ARFF 654

Josh Boyajian photo

Chicago FD ARFF 654

Josh Boyajian photo

Chicago FD ARFF 658

Josh Boyajian photo

Chicago FD ARFF 658

Josh Boyajian photo

ARFF units at O'Hare Airport

Josh Boyajian photo

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As seen around … Midway Airport

Photos from Gordon J. Nord, Jr.

Oshkosh ARFF Striker at Midway airport

Gordon J. Nord, Jr. photo

Oshkosh ARFF Striker at Midway airport

Gordon J. Nord, Jr. photo

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4-Alarm fire with 2 specials in Northlake 2-15-14 (pt 6)

At long last, an epic 20 minute video from Larry Shapiro that includes the work of the Chicago Foam Task Force.

The series of postings from this fire can be viewed beginning HERE.

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4-Alarm fire with 2 specials in Northlake, 2-15-14 (part 4)

Images from Larry Shapiro from the 4-Alarm fire in Northlake, 2-15-14. He was on-hand when the Foam Task Force from O’Hare arrived and was deployed to apply a foam coating to the contents of the building. There will be a video coming too.

Seagrave aerial at big fire

Franklin Park Truck 2 working in front of the building on Mannheim Road. Larry Shapiro photo

Oshkosjh Striker ARFF at building fire

6-5-3 covered the interior of the demolished building with a foam coating. Larry Shapiro photo

Oshkosjh Striker ARFF at building fire

6-5-3 discharging foam into the building. Lary Shapiro photo

heavy wrecker working at fire scene

The towing company pulls the truck away from the building. Larry Shapiro photo

Chicago ARFF at fire scene in the snow

Chicago 6-5-3 from O’Hare Airport came as part of the foam task force. Larry Shapiro photo

Century wrecker at night in the snow

Heavy wrecker brought in to remove a box truck. Larry Shapiro photo

canteen service aids firefighters at fire scene

MESS Canteen’s new unit working it’s second fire scene. Larry Shapiro photo

ireman controls an elevated master stream

A Franklin Park firefighter controls the ladder pipe. Larry Shapiro photo

fireman with a hose line at a fire scene

Leyden Township firefighters on a hand line. Larry Shapiro photo

fire ball erupts from tire warehouse

The B-C corner well into the fire. Larry Shapiro photo

fire engine at night

River Grove engine (X-Schaumburg). Larry Shapiro photo

Pierce fire singe at night fire scene

Park Ridge Engine 35 was one of four engines pumping inline to supply the Schiller Park tower ladder. Larry Shapiro photo

A gallery with many more images can be viewed HERE.

Part 3 in this series is HERE.

Other images are at fire scenes.net

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Area Oshkosh ARFF delivery photos

Martin Nowak found links to several Oshkosh ARFF deliveries for O’Hare and Rockford airports on the Oshkosh Flickr site.

Oskkosh Striker ARFF for Rockford Airport

Rockford Airport ARFF. Oshkosh composite

Oskkosh Striker ARFF for O'Hare Airport

Chicago 653 for O’Hare. Oshkosh composite

Oskkosh Striker ARFF for O'Hare Airport

Chicago ARFF 655 for O’Hare. Oshkosh composite

Oskkosh Striker ARFF for O'Hare Airport

Chicago ARFF 656 for O’Hare with Snozzle. Oshkosh composite

Oskkosh Striker ARFF for O'Hare Airport

Chicago ARFF 657 for O’Hare. Oshkosh composite

Does anyone know how do they get that sky writing behind the units … and those runway lights are so white!

 

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New apparatus at O’Hare

Gordon J. Nord, Jr. photographed four new ARFFs at O’Hare and got a sneak peek at 9-2-4, the new mobile ventilation unit.

Chicago Fire Department at O'Hare Airport ARFF Oshkosh Striker

6-5-3 flows water from the bumper turret. Gordon J. Nord, Jr. photo

Chicago Fire Department at O'Hare Airport ARFF Oshkosh Striker

6-5-3 runs out of Rescue 1 at O'Hare. Gordon J. Nord, Jr. photo

Chicago Fire Department at O'Hare Airport ARFF Oshkosh Striker

6-5-7 also is stationed at Rescue 1. Gordon J. Nord, Jr. photo

Chicago Fire Department at O'Hare Airport ARFF Oshkosh Striker

6-5-4 is at Rescue 3. Gordon J. Nord, Jr. photo

Chicago Fire Department at O'Hare Airport ARFF Oshkosh Striker

6-5-5 is also at Rescue 3, located mid-field. Gordon J. Nord, Jr. photo

Chicago Fire Department at O'Hare Airport ARFF Oshkosh Striker

6-5-9 is at Rescue 4, the old north fire station off Touhy Avenue. Gordon J. Nord, Jr. photo

Chicago Fire Department at O'Hare Airport mobile ventilation unit

9-2-4 is the new mobile ventilation unit at O'Hare. Gordon J. Nord, Jr. photo

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Updates to website

Several photos have been updated on the site, a few of which have been shown in the blog:

MABAS Division 11, Oak Park Fire Department; Dan McInerney submitted a shot of Station 2

Chicago Fire Department: (photos by Gordon J. Nord, Jr.)

Engine 60‘s new rig photo has been updated

Truck 31‘s new rig photo has been updated

Truck 51‘s new rig photo has been updated

Midway Airport ARFF 6-5-1 has a photo of the new apparatus

 

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New CFD units in service

Gordon J. Nord, Jr. took advantage of Saturday’s nice weather to get photos of the new Crimson aerial for Truck 31 (shop #E338) and the new Oshkosh Striker for 6-5-1 at Midway Airport.

Chicago Fire Department Truck 31

Chicago Truck 31 recently took delivery of their new 2010 Spartan Gladiator/Crimson 103' aerial. Gordon J. Nord, Jr. photo

Chicago Fire Department ARFF 6-5-1

6-5-1 at Midway Airport received one of the new 2010 Oshkosh Striker 3000 units that was delivered recently to the city. 6-5-1 is equipped with a Snozzle telescoping waterway with a piercing nozzle. Gordon J. Nord, Jr. photo

Chicago Fire Department Midway Airport ARFF 651 6-5-1 Oshkosh

The new Striker 3000 is replacing this 2000 TI-3000 unit that was also equipped with a Snozzle.

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