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Wood Dale quint for sale

Wood Dale FPD fire truck for sale

Wood Dale FPD photo

Found at municibond.com:

This is a drive-able 1999 Pierce aerial ladder truck. The cab and chassis are also a 1999 and the model is a Quantum. The engine is a Detroit Diesel series 60 and the transmission is an Allison EVS 4060. It is equipped with a Harrison 10kw hydraulic PTO operated power generator that operates. It has a 105-foot PAL105 aerial device. It has a Hale mid-ship QSMG-150/ 1500-GPM pump, an Elkhart panel mounted foam eductor that is pre-piped to the front cross lay.  It has a combination 5″ rear discharge from the pump or direct aerial waterway inlet switched by a valve. There are five seat positions with 3 SCBA seats (1 fold down jump seat, non SCBA). It has a center mounted EMS cabinet, forward facing, in the rear of the truck cab. The only equipment provided with the truck will be the ground ladders and the electric fog nozzle for the master stream. The ladders are a 10′ folding, 14′ combination, 1-16′ roof, 1-14′ roof, 1-12’ roof, 24′ extension, and a 35′ extension.

Current pump test certification from 2018. Annual inspection reports. Current on preventive maintenance. Last passing aerial test was 2017

Recent history repairs-

Pump overhauled in 2011, engine rebuilt in 2012, transmission replaced in 2012, front frame rails are splinted due to stress cracks just behind engine/transmission mounts left and right, aerial swivel replaced in 2013. All overhead emergency light bars upgraded to LED in 2013.

Broken, damaged, or inoperative-

The aerial device failed annual inspection in 2018 due to excessive wear in the primary rotation bearing. The rear frame has been repaired several times but does still have significant rust scale, rust jacking, and corrosion. The rear suspension has rust holes in the suspension carriers and the right side will need to be repaired or replaced. The A/C compressor is inoperative/ seized, and the belt was removed. The truck was driven into approximately 4′ of water in 2011.

Starting Bid: $2,500.00
Current Price: $8,250.00
Reserve Price Not Met
Buyer’s Fee: 8.00 %
Start Date Wednesday, July 17, 2019 4:20 PM ET
End Date Wednesday, July 31, 2019 3:06 PM ET
Bid History 13 Bids
High Bidder s*****o
Page Views 1516

 

thanks Ron

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Wood Dale buys used tanker (more)

From a reader:

Found these online somewhere during the fall of the new Tender 68 in Wood Dale. Photographer unknown.

Wood Dale FPD Tender 68

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Wood Dale FPD Tender 68

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Wood Dale FPD Tender 68

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Technology Center of DuPage fire science open house

This from Andy Hilk:

On my days off I teach a fire science class to high school students that is run through the Technology Center of DuPage (TCD).  TCD is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) High School for juniors and seniors attending high school in DuPage County and has about 1,100 students enrolled that attend either a morning or afternoon session.  Programs of study include Fire Science/EMT, Criminal Justice, Auto Body, Construction, and many more.
 
This past Saturday, TCD, which is on Swift Road in Addison, had our annual expo and the students participated in a mock crash scenario in the parking lot assisted by the Addison FPD.  Last year the Wood Dale FPD donated two vehicles to TCD;  a 1980’s vintage Pierce Dash which was x-Engine 68 I believe, and a Ford/Wheeled Coach ambulance. The rigs have now been lettered as TCD rigs with an acknowledgement to Wood Dale.
 
students simulate crash rescue

Andy Hilk photo

students simulate crash rescue

Andy Hilk photo

former Wood Dale FPD fire engine

Former Wood Dale FPD fire engine. Andy Hilk photo

fire truck donated to school

Andy Hilk photo

fire truck donated to school

Andy Hilk photo

former Wood Dale FPD ambulance

Former Wood Dale ambulance. Andy Hilk photo

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Web site updates

Updated images and station listings have been completed on the site as follows:

MABAS Division 12:

  • Itasca – current apparatus has been updated and decommissioned units removed
  • Wood Dale – current apparatus has been updated with new numbering

MABAS Division 13:

  • Elburn – Station 2 has been added with apparatus

MABAS Division 20:

  • Bensenville – current apparatus has been updated with new numbering and decommissioned units removed
  • Broadview – current apparatus has been updated with new numbering and the new engine

thanks Dennis, John, Josh, and Steve for the images

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Wood Dale burn down

Images from Tim  Olk from a turndown in Wood Dale.

house fully engulfed with fire

Tim Olk photo

house fully engulfed with fire

Tim Olk photo

firemen at fire scene with heavy smoke

Tim Olk photo

Pierce fire truck at fire scene

Tim Olk photo

firemen with hose at fire scene

Tim Olk photo

firemen at fire scene with heavy smoke

Tim Olk photo

garage fully engulfed with fire

Tim Olk photo

firemen with hose at fire scene

Tim Olk photo

Pierce fire truck at fire scene

Tim Olk photo

garage fully engulfed with fire

Tim Olk photo

 

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Bensenville working fire in auto salvage yard 6-8-12

This from Josh Boyajian:

Bensenville had a fire this morning at 710 E. Green, Victory Auto Wreckers. They had a good amount of fire contained to a pile of cars in the junkyard. Here are some shots I took of some of the rigs there including Wood Dale’s new engine.

 

Thanks Josh

Bensenville Fire Department

Bensenville Engine 18.. Josh Boyajian photo

Elmhurst Fire Department

Elmhurst Truck 1. Josh Boyajian photo

Northlake Fire Department

Northlake Engine 806. Josh Boyajian photo

Wood Dale Fire Department

Wood Dale Engine 69. Josh Boyajian 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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Wood Dale receives new units

This from Matt Tessler:

New Wood Dale Medic 68, 2013 Ford Medtec. Photos Taken by Matt Tessler

 

new ambulance for Wood Dale FD

2012/2013 Ford/Medtec Type I ambulance for Wood Dale Medic 68. Matt Tessler photo

new ambulance for Wood Dale FD

Passenger view of new 2012/2013 Ford/Medtec Type I ambulance for Wood Dale Medic 68. Matt Tessler photo

new ambulance for Wood Dale FD

Rear of the new Wood Dale Medic 68. Matt Tessler photo

New Wood Dale Engine 69. 2013 Pierce Arrow XT 1500 gpm pump 750 gallons of water. Photos taken by Matt Tessler.

 

new engine for Wood Dale FD

Wood Dale FD new Engine 69 is a 2013 Pierce Arrow XT 1500/750. Matt Tessler photo

new engine for Wood Dale FD

Officer side of Wood Dale Engine 69. Matt Tessler photo

new engine for Wood Dale FD

Rear of new Engine 69. Matt Tessler photo

fire engine number

Rear lettering. Matt Tessler photo

 

This from Kevin Griffin:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3gMmHagjss at about 6:57 you can see that in the background the new wood dale engine

 

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Wood Dale Fire Department renumbers

In conjunction with the renumbering in DuPage County, the Wood Dale Fire Department now operates Stations 68 and 69.

Wood Dale Fire Department

Wood Dale Battalion 68 is driving this new 2012 Ford Expedition. Bill Friedrich photo

In other news, Wood Dale has a new patch, which is a traditional maltese cross. Also, Wood Dale has a Pierce Arrow XT engine on order with delivery expected late this year.

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