Posts Tagged Spartan Chassis

New squad for Park Forest

This from Bill Fricker:

Here’s a couple of photos of the new Squad Co 56 rig for Park Forest, IL – 2016 Spartan / Alexis (2284 )  1500gpm / 500gbt / 25gal foam  Enjoy the photos!

Park Forest FD Squad 56

Park Forest Squad Co 56 – 2016 Spartan / Alexis (2284 ) 1500gpm / 500gbt / 25gal Foam. Bill Fricker photo

Park Forest FD decal

Bill Fricker photo

And photos from Gordon Nord from the Illinois State Fire Chief’s Convention in Peoria:

Park Forest FD Squad 56

Gordon J. Nord, Jr. photo

Park Forest FD Squad 56

Gordon J. Nord, Jr. photo

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New engine for Newark FPD

This from Bill Fricker:

Here’s a photo of the new engine for Newark, IL.  Engine Co. 622 – 2016 Spartan / Alexis ( 2281 )  1500gpm / 1000gbt / 20gal foam  Vin: 4S7CU2D91HCO81783  Enjoy the photo!

Newark FPD Engine 622

New fire engine for Newark, IL. Engine Co. 622 – 2016 Spartan / Alexis ( 2281 ) 1500gpm / 1000gbt / 20gal foam Vin: 4S7CU2D91HCO81783. Bill Fricker photo

And from Gordon J. Nord, Jr. at the Illinois State Fire Chief’s show in Peoria last week.

Newark FPD Engine 622

Gordon J. Nord, Jr. photo

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New engine for Sublette FD

This from Bill Fricker:

Hello,
Here’s a couple photos of the new engine at Sublette, IL in Lee County. It’s a 2016 Spartan Metro Star / Toyne  ( TID 11653 )   1,500-gpm / 1,000-gbt / 30-gal foam. Vin: 4S7CU2D91GC80907   Enjoy the photos.  Bill Fricker Photos.
Sublette FD Engine 11

Sublette FD – Engine 1 2016 Spartan Metro Star / Toyne ( TID 11653 ) 1,500-gpm / 1,000-gbt / 30-gal foam. Vin: 4S7CU2D91GC80907 Bill Fricker photo

Spartan Metro Star Toyne fire engine

Bill Fricker photo

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Burbank is added to the site

Burbank Fire Department (IL) patchThe Burbank Fire Department has been added to MABAS Division 21. They have two stations and a fleet of suppression units on Spartan chassis. Two were built by Crimson (an engine and quint), two by General Safety (an engine and the squad), and one engine by Ferrara.

Burbank covers four square miles from two stations. They also have three ambulances, one of which is a reserve.

 

 

 

Burbank Fire Station

Partan Gladiator Classic Crimson 100' quint

Spartan Metro Star General Safety rescue squad

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Building fire in Chicago 4-21-13 (pt 2)

More on this morning’s fire on S. Michigan from Dan Shevlin:

113th & Michigan
Still Time : 0918
Battalion 22 & the group had a fire in Roseland today . 2-story ordinary 25 x 50 . BC22 reported heavy fire on the 2nd floor & fire in the cockloft . I arrived when the fire was under control . Thanks Dan Shevlin
Chicago fire engine at fire scene

Dan Shevlin photo

fireman standing on roof

Dan Shevlin photo

two firemen on ladder

Dan Shevlin photo

Chicago fireman at fire scene

Dan Shevlin photo

Chicago fireman at fire scene

Dan Shevlin photo

firefighter working after fire

Dan Shevlin photo

Chicago fire engine at fire scene

Dan Shevlin photo

Chicago building fire 4-21-13

Dan Shevlin photo

Chicago building fire 4-21-13

Dan Shevlin photo

Chicago fire engine at fire scene

Dan Shevlin photo

Chicago fire trucks at fire scene

Dan Shevlin photo

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Building fire in Chicago 4-21-13

This from Erik Haak:

At 0920 hrs, Sunday morning, Engine 62 reported a working fire at 11259 S. Michigan Avenue.  Battalion 22 reported fire in the basement which eventually made it up through the second floor and into the cockloft of the 2-story apartment over commercial structure.  Truck 62 was RIT.  All photos credited to Eric Haak.

 

Chicago FD engine pumping at fire scene

Engine 62 had lines off. Erik Haak photo

Chicago FD engine pumping at fire scene

Engine 75 had a hydrant. Erik Haak photo

Chicago FD Crimson aerial

CFD Truck 62 was parked down the block. Erik Haak photo

Chicago firefighters on the roof with smoke

Firefighters vent the roof. Erik Haak photo

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Suburban web site updates

Several suburban departments have been updated on the web site:

MABAS Division 1

MABAS Division 3

  • Skokie Engine 17 has been added
  • Glenview Ambulance 6 and Truck 14 have been added. The reserve engine and ambulance have been updated.

MABAS Division 4

MABAS Division 10

MABAS Division 12

MABAS Division 16

Images were supplied by Tyler Tobolt, Dennis McGuire, Jr., Jeff Rudolph, Larry Shapiro, Drew Gresik, John Tulipano, and Matt Tessler.

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Bensenville house fire 3-15-13

This from Josh Boyajian:

Bensenville had a full still today at 202 s Mason. Engine 18 had heavy smoke showing O/A from the attic. Battalion 17 requested a full still which brought rigs from surrounding departments including Carol Stream D/C 28. I arrived well into the fire. Here are some of my pictures.

 

Bensenville Battalion Chief at command post

Josh Boyajian photo

house fire in Bensenville 3-15-13

Josh Boyajian photo

Bensenville fire engine at fire scene

New Bensenville engine with lines off. Josh Boyajian photo

firefighters working on a ladder

Josh Boyajian photo

house fire in Bensenville 3-15-13

Josh Boyajian photo

firefighters working on a ladder

Josh Boyajian photo

Carol Stream Deputy FIre Chief Bob Hoff

Josh Boyajian photo

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New engine for Elburn FPD

Martin Nowak spotted this detail page for Elburn & Countryside FPD‘s new engine

Elburn FPD Alexis engine

Alexis Fire Apparatus photo

CUSTOM TOP MOUNT PUMPER #2030
ELBURN AND COUNTRYSIDE FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
ELBURN, ILLINOIS

Technical Specs
• Spartan Gladiator MFD 10” raised roof Chassis
• Cummins ISL9, 450-HP Diesel Engine
• Allison 3000 EVS Automatic Transmission
• Heavy Duty 3/16” Aluminum Body with ROM Roll Up Doors
• 1000-Gallon Poly Tank with 30-Gallon Foam tank
• One (1) 2 ½” Tank fill, rear
• Hale QMAX125, 1250-GPM Pump with operator’s panel across top of apparatus
• Six (6) 2 ½” Discharges, two (2) left side, one (1) right side and three (3) rear
• One (1) 4” Discharge, right side and one (1) 3” Discharge for Deck Gun
• Akron Apollo Deck Gun
• Two (2) 2 ½” Gated Suctions, one (1) each side
• One (1) 2 ½” and two (2) 1 ½” Mattydale Preconnects
• Foam Pro 2002 Single Tank Foam System
• 21” Front bumper extension with 5” front suction and 1 ½” Preconnect
• Two (2) EMS cabinets in chassis cab
• Three (3) Triple bottle Air bottle compartments, wheel well areas
• Zico Hydraulic Ladder Rack with suction hose storage
• Stokes basket storage rack, rear transverse area
• Pike Pole storage compartment, left upper area with rear access
• Kussmaul 1200 battery conditioner/air compressor with Auto Eject
• Federal Q2B Mechanical Siren, front bumper
• Whelen Electronic Siren with 100-watt Cast Products speaker
• Two (2) FRC Evolution 12-volt brow lights, cab roof
• Two (2) Whelen Pioneer 12-volt Scene lights, one (1) each side cab
• Smart Power 5500-watt hydraulically driven Generator with 120-volt system
• One (1) Electric cord reel with 100-ft of 10/3 cord and junction box, right side
• Two (2) FRC Focus 120-volt 500-watt telescopic lights, one (1) each side
• Four (4) FRC Focus 120-volt 500-watt recessed scene lights, each side and rear
• Whelen LED Warning Light Package
• Chevron pattern striping, rear
• 9’ 8” Overall height
• 32’ 8” Overall length
• 202” Wheelbase
• 148” Cab to Axle
• 21,500 FAWR
• 27,000 RAWR
• 48,500 GVWR

the spec sheet can be downloaded

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New Franklin Park engine goes to work

This from Josh Boyajian

The first of Franklin Park’s new engines is in service. I caught Engine 1 with their new rig at a working fire on 2-14-13. I arrived well after the fire was out, but here is a picture of their new engine 1 that is in Full Service.

new fire engine for Franklin Park

Franklin Park’s new Engine in service as Engine 1. 2013 Spartan/Marion, one of two new units going into service. Josh Boyajian photo

This from Donald Tessler

Here are some pictures from Franklin Park’s fire Wednesday morning. Their new engine pumping. Photos taken by Donald Tessler

Franklin Park Fire Department Engine 1

Donald Tessler photo

Franklin Park Fire Department Engine 1

Donald Tessler photo

Franklin Park Fire Department Engine 1

Donald Tessler photo

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