Posts Tagged Pierce Saber pumper

New engine for the Summit FD (more)

Here are a few photos of Summit’s new Pierce Saber pumper. It is not in service yet. They are still mounting tools and equipment. It has a 1250-GPM pump, 750-gallon tank, and a 30 gallon foam tank.
 
Jim Skrabel
2019 Pierce Saber pumper

Jim Skrabel photo

2019 Pierce Saber fire engine

Jim Skrabel photo

Summit FD Engine 955

Jim Skrabel photo

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New engine for Lake Zurich (more)

From the Pierce Flickr site:

Pierce, Lake Zurich, IL, 33699-1

New Pierce Saber pumper for the Lake Zurich FD

Pierce composite

thanks AL

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New engine for Palos FPD

This from Josh Boyajian:

I had an opportunity to shoot Palos’ new engine. It’s a 2015 Pierce Saber, with a 1,500-GPM pump,  750-gallon water tank, and carries Pierce Job #28519.
Enjoy,
Josh Boyajian
New fire engine for the Palos FPD

Palos Engine 6303 – 2015 Pierce Saber, 1500/750 so 28519. Josh Boyajian photo

Palos FPD decal

Josh Boyajian photo

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Posen FD apparatus photos

Steve Redick submitted images of several Posen FD units

Posen Fire Department apparatus

Steve Redick photo

Posen Fire Department apparatus

Steve Redick photo

Posen Fire Department apparatus

Steve Redick photo

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New Engine for Steger

This from Ron Wolkoff:

Saw this on pierce Flickr site not sure if it is Steger Illinois

 

Pierce Saber pumper for Steger Fire Department

Pierce Saber pumper for the Steger Fire Department. Pierce composite

 

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New engine for Lake Zurich

From the Pierce Flickr site

new engine for the Lake Zurich Fire Department

Pierce composite

thanks Al

 

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Chicago Ridge is added to the site

Chicago Ridge Fire Department patchIn MABAS Division 21, the Chicago Ridge Fire Department has been added to the site. The department operates two stations. One is staffed by career firefighters and the other by paid-on-call volunteers.

They run with a mixture of apparatus including an E-ONE tower ladder, engines from Pierce, Luverne, and E-ONE, plus ambulances from Road Rescue and Aurora Truck Body.

Chicago Ridge Fire Department Pierce engine

Dennis McGuire, Jr. photo

Chicago Ridge Fire Department

Dennis McGuire, Jr. photo

Chicago Ridge Fire Department

Dennis McGuire, Jr. photo

Chicago Ridge Engine working at 5th Alarm fire in Cicero

Chicago Ridge Engine 6533 was pumping for hours at the Fox Lumberyard fire in Alsip in 2007. Larry Shapiro photo

Luverne fire engine standing in water at lumberyard fire

Another view of Engine 6533 working at the Alsip 5th Alarm in 2007. Larry Shapiro photo

 

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New engine for Bristol-Kendall

Martin Nowak and Ron Wolkoff both found a new composite image of an engine for Bristol-Kendall on the Pierce Flickr site

From Ron:

Looking back this is supposed to be a Saber 1250/1000 They ordered 2.

Bristol-Kendall FPD Pierce Saber engine

Pierce composite.

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New engine coming to Homer Township

There will be several changes to the Homer Township apparatus fleet in the coming months. Several units will be leaving the department and a new engine is on order.

  • On order is a stainless steel E-ONE Typhoon for Engine 32. Expected in July, it will have a 1,500-GPM pump and a 1,000-gallon water tank.

Three units are leaving the department including:

  • Tanker 34, a 1984 Spartan Gladiator/Pierce 1250/2500 pumper/tanker
Homer Township FPD Engine 34 Spartan Pierce pumper tanker

The tanker as it looked before being taken out of service. Karl Klotz photo

Homer Township FPD Engine 6823 Spartan Pierce pumper tanker

Perviously the unit carried the umber 6823. Larry Shapiro photo

Homer Township FPD Tanker 827 Spartan Pierce pumper tanker

When the tanker was delivered, it had open jump seats, was painted lime green, and was lettered for Tanker 827. Larry Shapiro photo

 

  • Truck 32, a 1995 Pierce Lance 105′ rear mount aerial ladder truck 0/0

 

Homer Township FPD Truck 32 1995 Pierce Lance 105' aerial

  • Engine R3 a 2003 Pierce Saber top-mount 1250/750 pumper

Homer Township FPD Engine R3 2006 Pierce Saber

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Truck collision on US 41 3-8-12 (update)

Jeff Rudolph also took in the semi crash in Lake Bluff yesterday:

 Came across Lake Bluff semi pin in yesterday.  Noon time accident, northbound rt. 41 north of 176. 2 fast moving semi’s approached a slow moving semi stuck behind a dumptruck turning. 1st semi swung to the inside lane and passed the slow truck, the second did not see the slower one in time and struck the left rear of the semi. One pt. the driver was pinned and required extensive extrication. Lake Bluff and Knollwood, with Lake Forest ambulance all dispathed. m/a to scene from North Chicago with an engine, Great Lakes with a truck. Libertyville to Knollwood station. Driver was transported to Lake Forest hospital, the other driver was not injured.

truck crash with trapped driver 3-8-12 route 41 Lake Bluff

An overview of the trucks on the highway after the driver had been removed. Jeff Rudolph photo

truck crash with trapped driver 3-8-12 route 41 Lake Forest ambulance

The Lake Forest ambulance transported the truck driver to the hospital. Jeff Rudolph photo

truck crash with trapped driver 3-8-12 route 41 Lake Bluff

Damage to the cab of one truck in proximity to the other truck involved in the collision. Jeff Rudolph photo

truck crash with trapped driver 3-8-12 route 41 Lake Bluff

It took firefighters close to an hour to free the driver of this truck that was trapped in the cab. Jeff Rudolph photo

truck crash with trapped driver 3-8-12 route 41 Ernie's Towing

One of several units on the scene from Ernie's Wrecker Service. Jeff Rudolph photo

Lake Bluff Fire Department squad

A brush unit from the Lake Bluff Fire department. Jeff Rudolph photo

truck crash with trapped driver 3-8-12 route 41 Ernie's Wrecker Service

A heavy wrecker from Ernie's backs down toward the wrecked truck. Jeff Rudolph photo

truck crash with trapped driver 3-8-12 route 41 Lake Bluff

A firefighter grabs supplies from Lake Bluff Squad 520. Jeff Rudolph photo

truck crash with trapped driver 3-8-12 route 41 Lake Bluff

Another view of the damage to the truck after the driver was freed. Jeff Rudolph photo

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