Posts Tagged Pingree Grove Fire District

New engine for Pingree Grove FPD (more)

Images of the completed Ferrara engine for Pingree Grove

new Ferrara Cinder fire engine

Ferrara photo

brand new yellow fire engine

Ferrara photo

H-5608 Pingree Grove, IL

Type: Custom Rescue Pumper
Chassis: Cinder custom chassis
Body: Stainless Steel
Pump: Waterous CSU 1250-2000 GPM
Tank: 750 gallon water

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New engine for Pingree Grove FPD

Production photos from the Ferrara website of a new engine being built for the Pingree Grove FPD

H-5608 Pingree Grove, IL

Type: Custom Rescue Pumper
Chassis: Cinder custom chassis
Body: Stainless Steel
Pump: Waterous CSU 1250-2000 GPM
Tank: 750 gallon water

fire truck being built

Ferrara Cinder cab and chassis for the Pingree Grove FPD. Ferrara photo

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As seen around … Pingree Grove

This from John Tulipano:

Pingree Grove FPD new station 3 being built on Reinking Road just north of Route 72

 

fire station construction

John Tulipano photo

fire station construction

John Tulipano photo

fire station construction

John Tulipano photo

 

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Pingree Grove FPD open house 9-21-13

These images from Tyler Tobolt at the open house today in Pingree Grove

At Pingree Grove FD Open House
1. Tanker 1221
2. Engine 1212 Ambulance 1253
3. Brush Truck 12??
4. Ambulance 1253
5. Ambulance 1252
Pingree Grove Fire Protection District apparatus

Tyler Tobolt photo

Pingree Grove Fire Protection District apparatus

Tyler Tobolt photo

Pingree Grove Fire Protection District apparatus

Tyler Tobolt photo

Pingree Grove Fire Protection District apparatus

Tyler Tobolt photo

Pingree Grove Fire Protection District apparatus

Tyler Tobolt photo

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Many new area rigs at Fire Rescue International

There are many new pieces of apparatus for our area currently on display at the Fire Rescue International 2010 trade show at McCormick Place. Among them are:

  • Pierce – South Holland Velocity PUC 100′ PAP rear mount tower ladder; Great Lakes NTC Impel 75′ RM quint
  • Medtec – Algonquin Lake-in-the-Hills Type I Freightliner
  • Crimson – CFD Spartan pumper; CFD Spartan 103′ RM aerial ladder; Naperville Spartan pumper
  • Horton – Minooka Ford Type III MICU
  • US Tank – Pingree Grove FPD Kenworth tanker
  • Federal Signal – CFD Ford Expedition battalion chief unt
  • Ferrara – Algonquin Lake-in-the-Hills Inferno engine and RM Tower ladder
  • Sutphen – Exxon Mobil Joliet Refinery industrial mid-mount tower ladder quint
  • Super Vac (SVI Trucks) – Cherry Valley Spartan HDR
Chicago Fire Department Crimson ladder

The first Spartan Gladiator Crimson 103′ rear mount aerial ladder built for Chicago was displayed at the Fire Rescue International (FRI) 2010 trade show. Larry Shapiro photo

Algonquin Lake-in-the-Hills Medtec ambulance

This Freightliner/Medtec Type I ambulance for the Algonquin lake-in-the-Hills Fire Department was on display in the Pierce booth. There were a total of three units on the trade show floor for this department. Larry Shapiro photo

Algonquin Lake-in-the-Hills Ferrara engine

The smaller than normal pump enclosure and built-in cross lays on the new Ferrara engine for the Algonquin Lake-in-the-Hills Fire Department resembles a trend in apparatus design which was first introduced several years ago by Pierce. Larry Shapiro photo

Cherry Valley Fire Department Spartan SVI Super Vac heavy rescue

A Spartan Super Vac (SVI) heavy rescue for Cherry Valley with walk-around body, light tower, front bumper hydraulic rescue tools, air cascade system and an abundance of slide-out shelving and trays. Larry Shapiro photo

A gallery showing several of these units can be seen on Larry Shapiro’s site HERE.

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Recent area deliveries from Crimson

Crimson has delivered several rigs to the Chicago area in the past several months. Here is a sampling:

Naperville engine

Naperville ladder

Sauk Village mid-mount tower

Sauk Village engine

Pingree Grove pumper/tanker

Burbank ladder

Berwyn engine

Stickney rescue pumper

Chicago engines

Chicago engines

South Elgin mid-mount tower

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