Posts Tagged Sandwich Fire Protection District

New rescue engine for Sandwich FPD (more)

This from Tony Carlini:

Sandwich Fire Protection District Heavy Duty Rescue Pumper from MARION BODY WORK

Spartan ELFD chassis 20” raised roof with a 26’ walk-around heavy rescue body – Features include Waterous 2000-gpm pump, 600-galloon water tank, 30-gGallon foam tank,  LED light mast, coffin compartments, extrication front bumper, technical rescue storage throughout the vehicle including fin forms and long lumber in the back. Air bag storage, strut storage for both auto and TRT responses as well as a full compliment of ladders.  The vehicle replaced three units in the fleet at Sandwich. A TRT lumber truck, a squad, and an engine. This vehicle is dedicated to Chief” Big Jake” Pruski who passed away suddenly while the building process was started. This was his dream vehicle for the department. Multi-purpose and reducing the aging fleet.

2020 Spartan/Marion Body Works rescue engine

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New rescue engine for Sandwich FPD (more)

From the Marion Body Works Facebook page:

Recent Delivery link coming soon for Sandwich Community FPD, IL

Marion Body Works fire engine

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Marion Body Works fire engine

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New rescue engine for Sandwich FPD

Found on Facebook:

Found on Facebook, Sandwich new rescue engine. 2000-GPM pump, 600 gallons of water, 30 gallons of class B foam.. It is replacing a TRT vehicle, an engine, and a single-axle squad.

fire truck being built for the sandwich & Community FPD fire truck being built for the sandwich & Community FPD

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New engine for Sandwich FPD (more)

From Tony Carlini:

600 gallons of water, 2000-gpm Waterous pump, 30 gallons foam, technical rescue equipment, shoring in coffin compartments, light tower, extrication tools, and  2 cord reels

drawing of new fire engine

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Sandwich FPD news (more)

Photos from Tim Olk of the funeral for former Sandwich FPD Fire Chief Jason Pruski

Funeral for former Sandwich FPD Fire Chief Jason Prus

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Funeral for former Sandwich FPD Fire Chief Jason Prus

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Funeral for former Sandwich FPD Fire Chief Jason Prus

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Funeral for former Sandwich FPD Fire Chief Jason Prus

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Funeral for former Sandwich FPD Fire Chief Jason Prus

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Funeral for former Sandwich FPD Fire Chief Jason Prus

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Funeral for former Sandwich FPD Fire Chief Jason Prus

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Funeral for former Sandwich FPD Fire Chief Jason Prus

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Funeral for former Sandwich FPD Fire Chief Jason Prus

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Sandwich FPD firefighters

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Funeral for former Sandwich FPD Fire Chief Jason Prus

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Sandwich FPD water tender

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Sandwich FPD news

Excerpts from the dailydispatch.com:

Funeral and visitation information has been announced for Sandwich’s late fire chief, Jason “Jake” Pruski, who passed away on Monday at the age of 47.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at the Sandwich Fire Department, 310 E. Railroad St. in Sandwich.  Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Sandwich, IL. Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, August 2, 2019 at the Sandwich Fire Department.

Pruski was sworn-in as Sandwich’s fire chief in July of 2016, after serving with the district since 1989. Throughout his career, he served as a fire science teacher at Indian Valley Vocational Center in Sandwich and also a fire science instructor at Waubonsee Community College.

His father, Mike Pruski, and brother, Jeff Pruski additionally served as a Sandwich firefighters.

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New squad for Sandwich FPD (more)

Updated production photos of the new squad being built by Alexis for Sandwich FPD

New squad being built for the Sandwich FPD

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New squad being built for the Sandwich FPD

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New squad being built for the Sandwich FPD

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New squad for Sandwich FPD (more)

Updated production photos of the new squad being built by Alexis for Sandwich FPD

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New squad for Sandwich FPD

From the AlexisFire website:

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fire truck being built

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Big Rock Fire Department (more)

From Tim Olk:

Live fire training for the Big Rock Fire Department on Saturday (11/26/16) – part 2

Seagrave marauder II fire engine

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live-fire training for firefighters

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live-fire training for firefighters

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Big Rock FPD Assistant fire chief

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live-fire training for firefighters

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live-fire training for firefighters

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live-fire training for firefighters

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Sandwich FPD fire truck

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