Posts Tagged Troy Fire Protection District

New pumper for Troy FPD (more)

Production photos of a pumper being built by Ferrara for the Troy FPD so H-6535

Ferrara Cinder fire truck chassis

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

Troy FPD fire engine being built

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

Troy FPD fire engine being built

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

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New pumper for Troy FPD (more)

Production photos of a pumper being built by Ferrara for the Troy FPD so H-6535

Department:   Troy Fire Protection District
Type:   Custom Pumper
Chassis:   Cinder
Body:   Extruded Aluminum Body
Pump:   Top Mount
Foam:   Akron 3126
Tank:   1000 gallon water
pumper being built by Ferrara for the Troy FPD so H-6535

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

pumper being built by Ferrara for the Troy FPD so H-6535

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

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New pumper and tanker for Troy FPD

From AEC:

announcement of new fire trucks for the Troy FPD in Illinois drawing of new Ferrara pumper for the Troy FPD in Illinois drawing of new Ferrara pumper/tanker for the Troy FPD in Illinois

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Naperville Fire Department news

Excerpts from the ChicagoTribune.com:

Todd Overmyer, a Naperville Fire Department paramedic, knew he had to stop when he saw a motorcyclist just involved in an accident laying on the pavement, unconscious and struggling to breathe. His actions were enough to have possibly saved the life of Steve Iovinelli, the retired Franklin Park fire chief. Overmyer opened an airway that allowed Iovinelli to breathe while waiting for help to arrive. He then checked for injuries, noting possible broken wrists, a pelvis fracture, and head injuries which he conveyed to Troy Fire Protection District paramedics. Throughout the ordeal, Iovinelli remained unconscious.

At Tuesday’s Naperville City Council meeting, Overmyer was presented with Naperville Fire Chief Mark Puknaitis’ Life Saving Award.

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Troy Fire Protection District news

This from Jim Skrabel:

I took in the Troy Box at Skooters Roadhouse today (11/27/17). Troy fire crews made a quick knock of the fire. It appeared the fire was in the kitchen area and extended into the mansard roof. Troy’s tower ladder crew opened the mansard which was difficult because it was covered by sheet metal. Plainfield’s tower ladder was set up on the west side of the building.

Jim Skrabel (retired)

Skooters Roadhouse fire in Shorewood

Jim Skrabel photo

Skooters Roadhouse fire in Shorewood

Jim Skrabel photo

Skooters Roadhouse fire in Shorewood

Jim Skrabel photo

Skooters Roadhouse fire in Shorewood

Jim Skrabel photo

Skooters Roadhouse fire in Shorewood

Jim Skrabel photo

Skooters Roadhouse fire in Shorewood

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New ambulance for Troy FPD

From the FosterCoachSales Facebook page:

Brand new custom Horton conversion on a Ford F550 chassis

new ambulance for the Troy FPD

new ambulance for the Troy FPD. Foster Coach Sales photo

new Horton Type I ambulance

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new Horton Type I ambulance

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new Horton Type I ambulance

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Ford F550 ambulance

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rear of new ambulance

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Troy Fire Protection District news

Excerpts from the herald news.com:

Troy FPD Lt. John Probst was preparing to return from a vacation with his girlfriend when he collapsed Tuesday morning, Troy Fire Protection District Chief Andy Doyle said. Probst was taken to a hospital, but did not survive.

“It was some kind of medical issue, but we weren’t told more than that,” Doyle said Wednesday morning. “Everybody here is in shock. It’s hard to believe.”

Doyle said the Estero, FL fire chief notified Troy firefighters of Probst’s death Tuesday afternoon.

Probst, 35, began his career with the Hometown Fire Department in 1999 and came to Troy in 2006. His last assignment was supervising a shift of four firefighters at Fire Station 1. Probst and his crew received a lifesaving award two years ago for resuscitating a man who’d gone into full cardiac arrest.

Probst was also a member of the agency’s Hazardous Materials and Technical Rescue teams who loved training.

“He was a really good fireman. If you needed something done at a scene, you knew John could get it done or help someone get it done,” Doyle said.

Probst is survived by a 14-year-old son, his parents, two brothers, and two sisters. Funeral arrangements were pending Wednesday.

thanks Dan

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Troy Fire Protection District news

Excerpts from the Herald-News.com:

On Tuesday, the Troy Fire Protection District was presented with an award of recognition by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

“We are only the second municipal (agency) in the state to get this award and the third fire department in the country,” Fire Chief Andy Doyle said.

The process began when a state OSHA inspector made a surprise visit to the district in March 2016 and spent several hours examining both stations. There also was an extensive review of the department’s documentation for testing and safety procedures. Based on that report, four inspectors returned last summer for another daylong inspection and came back again weeks later.

“They looked at the gear, the apparatus. We had someone out mowing the lawn that day and they checked to make sure he was wearing ear protection,” Doyle said.

“They wanted to review our plan in the event of a fire,” Doyle said. “This is a fire station. We’d grab a hose and put it out, but we had to formalize what some of the administrative staff would do.”

Doyle said such inspections help taxpayers by keeping the district’s insurance premiums and workman’s compensation claims low.

“Firefighting is already inherently dangerous, but I think this shows we have policies and procedures in place to keep people as safe as possible in the fire service,” he said.

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New are ambulance deliveries

Ron Wolkoff found these ambulance deliveries on the Foster Coach FaceBook page:

Crystal Lake F450/Horton
Elwood E450/Horton
Norwood ParkE450/Horton
Plainfield F550/Horton
Thornton F450/Horton
Troy F550/Horton
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Brand new Ford F450 chassis on a custom Horton conversion for Crystal Lake. Foster Coach Sales photo

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Brand new Ford F550 chassis on a custom Horton conversion for the Troy FPD. Foster Coach Sales photo

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Brand new Ford F450 chassis on a custom Horton conversion for Thornton. Foster Coach Sales photo

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Brand new Ford F550 chassis on a custom Horton conversion. for Plainfield. Foster Coach Sales photo

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Brand new Ford E450 chassis on a custom Horton conversion for the Norwood Park FPD. Foster Coach Sales photo

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Brand new International 4300 chassis on a custom Horton conversion for Elwood. Foster Coach Sales photo

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Where are they now … Troy

This from Jeff Rudolph:

I found this on Kansas Fire Trucks.com serving the Soldier Township FPD
Tanker 71
1985 Pierce Arrow
GPM: 1,250
Gallons: 3,000
*Formerly served the Troy Fire Protection District in Shorewood, IL.
Jeff R

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Soldier Township FPD (KS) Engine 71, formerly Troy Fire Protection District. Photo by Mark Engholm

Pierce Arrow pumper tanker fire engine

1985 Pierce Arrow fire engine at the Troy FPD in Illinois. Jack Connors photo

Pierce Arrow pumper tanker fire engine

1985 Pierce Arrow fire engine at the Troy FPD in Illinois. Bill Friedrich photo

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