Posts Tagged Typhoon

House fire in Buffalo Grove, 2-20-24

Buffalo Grove firefighters were called to a house on Middleton Court Tuesday afternoon. On arrival they had smoke pushing out of the front door and roof vent. The alarm was upgraded to a working fire bringing mutual aid companies to the scene from Long Grove, Lincolnshire-Riverwoods, and Arlington Heights. Additional companies moved into Buffalo Grove fire stations. 

It appeared to be a room and contents fire that was extending into the hallway when firefighters made their interior attack.; #larryshapiro;;;

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2024 Fire truck calendars

It’s time for the 2024 fire truck calendars from the manufacturers; #calendar; #E-ONE; #JerseyCityFD; #EllisIsland;; #calendar; #Ferrara; #IndianaBeachFD; #Salter-PathFD;; #calendar; #KME; #HazeltonFD;; #calendar; #Spartan; #KalamazooPublicSafety;; #calendar; #Pierce;; #calendar; #Seagrave;

and Fire Trucks in Action 2024 from Motorbooks featuring several local photographers: Eric Haak, Larry Shapiro, Jeff Rudolph, and Tim Olk. Local fire departments shown are Spring Grove, Randall, Fox Lake, Antioch, Chicago, Lincolnwood, Des Plaines, and Long Grove.; #FireTruck; #calendar; #Motorbooks; #FireTrucksinction2024; #larryshapiro;; #FireTruck; #calendar; #Motorbooks; #FireTrucksinction2024; #larryshapiro;


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New truck for the Grant Park FPD

From the Fire Service, Inc. Facebook page:

Congratulations to Grant Park Fire District on receiving their new E-ONE 2023 E-ONE HP75’ Quint. 
• E-ONE Typhoon Severe Duty Cab
• E-ONE Aluminum Extruded Pump Module & Body
• E-ONE 75’ HD Aluminum Ladder
• Cummins L9 450 HP
• Allison EVS 3000 Transmission
• Hale Q Max 1500 GPM Fire Pump
• Federal Signal LED Lighting Package
• Black Chrome Federal Q-Siren
• Firetech Brow & Side LED Scene Lights
• Galvanized Frame & Liner
• Amdor Rollup Door
• FSI-Black Out Package
• FSI-Custom Tool & Storage Compartments; #FireTruck; #EONE; #quint; #Typhoon; #HP75; #GrantParkFPD;

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New quint for Oak Lawn

Fire Service, Inc., the E-ONE dealer for the area, has photos on their website of the new E-ONE, Typhoon, HP75 quint for Oak Lawn.

Oak Lawn Fire Department Quint 3

Delivery photo at the dealer's facility of the new Quint 3 for Oak Lawn. Fire Service, inc. photo

Oak Lawn Fire Department quint 3

Officer's side view at the dealer's facility of the new quint for Oak Lawn. Fire Service, Inc. photo

Thanks to Ron for the heads up.

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Box alarm in Barrington

The Barrington Fire Department responded to a report of smoke in a vacant restaurant at 301 W. Northwest Highway before 6:30 this evening. Companies arrived to find the structure charged with smoke and proceeded to find the source. In addition to the auto-aid that responded on the initial alarm, Barrington upgraded the incident to a Box Alarm bringing additional units to the scene as a precaution. In fairly short order, the initial companies were able to locate the fire and extinguish it without substantial damage to the structure. Most companies had picked up by 7:00PM. Mutual and auto aid was provided by Long Grove, Lake Zurich, Wauconda, Cary, Fox River Grove, Palatine, and Wheeling.

Barrington Fire Department fire 301 W. Northwest Highway

Barrington Engine 3611 in front of the building is an E-ONE Typhoon. Larry Shapiro photo

Barrington Fire Department fire 301 W. Northwest Highway

The vacant restaurant at 301 W. Northwest Highway sustained minimal damage. Larry Shapiro photo

Barrington Fire Department fire 301 W. Northwest Highway

Barrington Quint 3632 is an E-ONE Cyclone II model HP75 with it's 75' aerial shown here to the roof of the building. Larry Shapiro photo

Barrington Fire Department fire 301 W. Northwest Highway

Both Barrington units working at the scene of the box alarm at 301 W. Northwest Highway are from E-ONE. Larry Shapiro photo

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Knollwood engine on-scene

Jeff Rudolph answers our call for on-scene apparatus images with a few shots of Knollwood Engine 44 responding to storm related downed wires.

Knollwood FD E-ONE Typhoon pumper

Knollwood Engine 44 standing by at a 'wires-down' call awaiting the arrival of the power company. Jeff Rudolph photo

Knollwood FD E-ONE Typhoon engine

Knollwood E44 at the scene of energized power lines down on a wood fence and shed. Address of 1012 Safford Av. Crews were forced to wait until Com Ed killed the power. Jeff Rudolph photo

Knollwood FD E-ONE Typhoon engine

Knollwood Engine 44 is a 2007 E-ONE Typhoon with a 2000-GPM pump and a 1,000-gallon water tank. Jeff Rudolph photo

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Naperville reassignments …. requires a scorecard

Several months ago we posted the Naperville Fire Department to the site. Several photographers visited the department on separate occasions to document the new equipment and the placement of companies in each station. Several of the rigs had been moved and reassigned since they were photographed a year or so ago but everything was brought up-to-date for the posting with the help of Naperville Lt. Andy Hilk.

Well, we had received information that the Naperville FD was not yet done moving companies and that changes were coming. Bill Friedrich submitted the following information regarding reassignments throughout the stations.

  • Medic 9 is out of service
  • Medic 1 is now using the 2007 IHC/Medtec that was previously Medic 9
  • Squad 1 (1997 E-ONE) has moved back to Station 8 and is now Squad 8 … again
  • Engine 8’s 2008 Crimson rig is back at Station 1 as Engine 1
  • The 2009 Crimson quint from Truck 10 is now running as Truck 5
  • The 2005 E-ONE tower ladder which was Truck 5 is now a spare
  • The 1994 E-ONE tower ladder without a pump that was in reserve has now been decommissioned and will likely be sold
  • Engine 10 is now using a 2005 E-ONE Typhoon
  • The TRT trailer is moving to Station 10
Naperville Squad 8

Squad 8 when it was moved to Station 1 ... prior to being renumbered.

Naperville Engine 1

Engine 1 photographed when it was assigned to Station 1 ... before we had a photograph of it labeled as Engine 8

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New engine for Westchester

The Westchester Fire Department in Division 20 has reportedly purchased an E-ONE Typhoon engine. The unit which was a demonstrator has a 2,000-GPM pump and carries 1,000 gallons of water. Presumably it also has a foam tank.

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Naperville is coming to the site

Naperville, in Division 16, currently has 10 stations. As can be imagined, it’s a large task to accumulate all of the information and photos to post the department at once. With that in mind, Andrew Hilk, Bill Friedrich, and Larry Shapiro are working toward that end. As of now, all 10 stations have pages on the site with placeholders for the assigned apparatus. Roughly a third of the apparatus photos have been posted but several vehicles have been reassigned and have not been photographed with their most recent numbering. In addition, there are new deliveries to keep up with as several fleet updates have occurred in the last year. Hopefully, it won’t be long before the entire department is portrayed to reflect complete accuracy.

Naperville EONE E-ONE Typhoon engine

Naperville has three of these engines - Engine 2, Engine 5 and Engine 13

Naperville Spartan Crimson Engine 3

One of the most recent engines in Naperville. This is one of three identical units (Engine 3, Engine 7 and Engine 8).

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