Posts Tagged vintage fire truck

Crete Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

TBT-Crete Fire Dept.’s #702, a 1970’s IHC/Pierce ( unknown specs.)  I found this interesting because it was not built on a Dodge chassis.
Mike Summa
Crete FD vintage fire truck

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Blue Island Fire Department History

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-Blue Island Engine 3, a 1952 American LaFrance 1000/300. I took this picture at Station 2 on Division St. where it was assigned from when the station was built till 1973.
Mike Summa

Blue Island Fire Department history

Blue Island Engine 3 – 1952 American LaFrance 1000/300. Mike Summa photo

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Roberts Park FPD history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT- Squad 304, a 1970’s Mack MB, specs unknown.

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Roberts Park FPD history

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Robbins Fire Department history

Something different today for #throwbackthursday, a look at several rigs acquired in the past by the Robbins Fire Department that previously served other area departments

Robbins FD Engine 2943 formerly used in York Center FPD

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Robbins FD Snorkel 2904 formerly used in Frankfort and Geneva IL

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Robbins FD Squad 2905 formerly used in Barrington

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Robbins FD Engine 2913

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Robbins FD Squad 2915 formerly used in McCook

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Chicago Fire Department history

For #throwbackthursday from Larry Shapiro

Chicago FD Truck 3

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Palos Heights FPD History

This from Mike Summa:

Palos Heights once ran this IHC/unknown Squad 6405 out of their station 1.  Enjoy and comment.

Mike Summa
Palos Heights FPD Squad 6405

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Midlothian Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

I do not know anything about this fire truck.  I found it on a website called “I grew up in Midlothian.” What I do know is that firemen and kids have not changed.  The dates may change, but firemen are always firemen and kids, well they are always aspiring firemen.  Enjoy and comment.
Mike Summa
Midlothian Fire Department history

photo found at ‘I grew up in Midlothian’

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Markham Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

This was Markham’s Squad 1540, a 1966/1994 Ford C/Hesse.   Do not know if still in service.  Enjoy and comment.
Mike Summa
Markham Fire Department history

Markham’s Squad 1540, a 1966/1994 Ford C/Hesse. Mike Summa photo

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Worth Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

This is the Worth Fire Dept.’s 6708, a 1980’s GMC/EONE mini pumper.  Enjoy and comment.
Mike Summa
Worth Fire Dept.'s 6708, a 1980's GMC/EONE mini pumper

Worth Fire Dept.’s 6708, a 1980’s GMC/EONE mini pumper. Mike Summa photo

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Chicago Ridge Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

This was Chicago Ridge’s Mack/Pirsch ladder truck.  I do not know the specs, so feel free to inform.  Looks a lot like the Backdraft movie truck.  Enjoy and comment.
Mike Summa
vintage Pirsch ladder truck on a Mack CF chassis

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