Posts Tagged vintage fire truck

Of interest … Emergency!

This from Steve Redick:

This was a big deal. The newly restored Rescue 51 made a nationwide tour and stopped at the Chicago Fire Academy. Too bad they had the barrier tape but very cool to see back on May 6, 2000.

Steve
Restored LA County Squad 51 from the TV show Emergency!

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Restored LA County Squad 51 from the TV show Emergency!

Steve Redick photo

Restored LA County Squad 51 from the TV show Emergency!

Steve Redick photo

Restored LA County Squad 51 from the TV show Emergency!

Steve Redick photo

Restored LA County Squad 51 from the TV show Emergency!

Steve Redick photo

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Orland FPD history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT – With the 50th Anniversary of the Orland Fire Protection District this year, here is a glimpse of their pre-district days.  It is a tanker built on a 1940’s International chassis.  If anyone knows more information, please feel free to inform.

Mike Summa
1940's era fire engine from the Orland Park Volunteer Fire Department

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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.

Mike Summa
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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