Posts Tagged yellow fire trucks

Vintage fire truck photos

This from Ron Wolkoff for #TBT:

From my collection. Sorry I don’t have any further info.

vintage yellow Pierce Arrow fire trucks

Ron Wolkoff photos

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Mount Prospect Fire Department history

This from Larry Shapiro for #TBT:

here are some vintage Mount Prospect fire trucks when the were white over yellow for #TBT

vintage American LaFrance fire engine

Mount Prospect FD Engine 515. Larry Shapiro photo

vintage Ford/WS Darley fire engine

Mount Prospect FD rngine. Larry Shapiro photo

American LaFrance Century Series fire engine

Mount Prospect FD Engine 516. Larry Shapiro photo

vintage Hendrickson Pierce fire engine

Mount Prospect FD Engine 518 – 1795 Hendrickson 1871S/Pierce. Larry Shapiro photo

vintage Hendrickson Pierce fire engine

Mount Prospect FD Engine 517. Larry Shapiro photo

vintage fire department squad truck

Mount Prospect FD Squad 543. Larry Shapiro photo

vintage American LaFrance mid-mount ladder chief fire truck

Mount Prospect FD Truck 531. Larry Shapiro photo

vintage Duplex/FMC/LTI mid-mount aerial ladder truck

Mount Prospect FD Truck 530. Larry Shapiro photo

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Clarendon Hills FD apparatus

Clarendon Hills FD Squad 86

Clarendon Hills Squad 86 – 2017 Pierce Enforcer. Jeff Rudolph photo

Clarendon Hills FD Engine 86

Clarendon Hills Engine 86 – 2002 Pierce Dash 1500/750. Jeff Rudolph photo

Clarendon Hills FD Ladder 86

Clarendon Hills Ladder 86 – 2002 Pierce Dash 1500/500 105′ aerial. Jeff Rudolph photo

Clarendon Hills FD Medic 86

Clarendon Hills Medic 86 – 2014 Freightliner M2106/Horton Type I. Jeff Rudolph photo

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Evergreen Park Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

TBT-Evergreen Fire Dept. Truck 44, a Pirsch custom cab 100′ in chrome yellow.  Enjoy.
Mike Summa
Evergreen Park FD Truck 44

Mike Summa photo

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As seen around … Elmhurst

From Steve Redick

Elmhurst fire trucks

Steve Redick photo

Elmhurst Fire Department Truck 1

Steve Redick photo

 

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Down memory lane … suburban departments

This from Martin Nowak:

Thanks to Squad546 for allowing me to use his photos. Thought it was time to go back in time,

Matteson Fire Department history

Matteson, former Snorkel 5-1967 Pierce/FWD 75′. Squad546 phot

Elk Grove Village Fire Department history

Former Elk Grove Engine 117-1971 Mack. Squad 546 photo

Forest Park Fire Department history

Former Forest Park Engine 2-1968 FWD. Squad546 photo

Dolton FIre Department history

Former Dolton Truck 1442-1981 Pierce/Oshkosh 75′ TeleSqurt. Squad546 photo

Elwood Fire Protection District history

Former Elwood Fire Protection District Truck 619-1980 Pemfab Wedge/E-ONE/75′ Tele Squrt quint. Squad546 photo

York Center Fire Protection District history

Former York Center Fire Protection District, Engine 76-1982 Spartan/1992 E-One 1500/3000. (Lombard). Squad546 photo

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Pingree Grove FPD open house 9-21-13

These images from Tyler Tobolt at the open house today in Pingree Grove

At Pingree Grove FD Open House
1. Tanker 1221
2. Engine 1212 Ambulance 1253
3. Brush Truck 12??
4. Ambulance 1253
5. Ambulance 1252
Pingree Grove Fire Protection District apparatus

Tyler Tobolt photo

Pingree Grove Fire Protection District apparatus

Tyler Tobolt photo

Pingree Grove Fire Protection District apparatus

Tyler Tobolt photo

Pingree Grove Fire Protection District apparatus

Tyler Tobolt photo

Pingree Grove Fire Protection District apparatus

Tyler Tobolt photo

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Fire truck photos

Steve Redick was with friends who stopped by Wirfs Industries in McHenry this week and photographed two interesting units that were in for service.

The South Elgin & Countryside FPD took delivery in 2009 of a 100′ mid-mount tower ladder by Crimson on a Spartan chassis with a Gladiator Classic cab.

South Elgin & Countryside FPD

2009 Spartan Gladiator Classic/Crimson 100′ mid-mount tower ladder for the South Elgin & Countryside FPD. Steve Redick photo

Crimson Fire law tag

Crimson law tag

Spartan chassis law tag.

Spartan chassis law tag.

Clarendon Hills FD Squad 316 is a bit different with a very short wheelbase on a Dash chassis with a stubby (otherwise known as ER) cab.

 

Clarendon Hills FD Squad 316

Clarendon Hills FD Squad 316, a 1994 Pierce Dash ER HDR. Steve Redick photo

Pierce Manufacturing law tag

Clarendon Hills law tag

 

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Down memory lane …

This from Steve Redick:

I was doing some scanning from the “wayback” files and found a few you might like to see…

The first was a huge pile of RR ties in Bensenville that burned for hours and hours..early 80s. Got some rig shots including the old Bensenville International Squad rig..I remember at this fire the oxygen levels near it got low and one fireman started acting very erratically til they got him into better atmosphere..very strange but no one thought of using masks at an outside fire back then.

I got a lot of interest in the Elk Grove tiller shot too…..

Found a coupla shots of some Mt Prospect rigs, and the Wood Dale truck

Also a fire in a trailer in Morton Grove at the old OCC site (Oakton Community College)

All these should be from the early 80s and shot on Kodacolor negative film…

Steve

Bensenville Fire Department history

Bensenville engine. Steve Redick photo

Railroad ties on fire in the 1980s.

Railroad ties on fire in the 1980s. Steve Redick photo

Wood Dale Fire Department history

Wood Dale Pirsch ladder truck. Steve Redick photo

Railroad ties on fire in the 1980s.

Railroad ties on fire in the 1980s. Steve Redick photo

Bensenville squad. Steve Redick photo

Bensenville squad. Steve Redick photo

Elmhurst Fire Department history

Elmhurst Mack CF engine. Steve Redick photo

Elmhurst Fire Department history

Another shot of the Elmhurst engine. Steve Redick photo

Leyden Township FPD history

Leyden Township Hendrickson/FMC engine. Steve Redick photo

Elk Grove Village Fire Department history

Elk Grove Village Pirsch TDA. Steve Redick photo

Mount Prospect Fire Department history

Mount Prospect American LaFrance engine. Steve Redick photo

Mount Prospect Fire Department history

Mount Prospect American LaFrance engine. Steve Redick photo

Mount Prospect Fire Department history

Mount Prospect squad 543. Steve Redick photo

Morton Grove Fire Department history

Morton Grove engine with burned out trailer. Steve Redick photo

 

 

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Down memory lane …

Another submission from Steve Redick:

This time we will have a suburban installment…

This was a box or 2nd alarm in the old Battalion 7 (Now division 20) … Maywood or Bellwood … not sure which. Some action photos … maybe someone will recognize some of the members in the photos. I always enjoyed the rigs, and always liked the ALF water chiefs, but I think they had lots of problems with the waterways.

Also a coupla shots from a fire in Glenview … a vacant supermarket. The Snorkel is the Glenbrook Snorkel before the rebuild.

Both sets were taken in the 80’s …

Maywood fire department history

Maywood firefighters in the 80’s work a house fire. Steve Redick photo

Maywood fire department history

Maywood firefighters in the 80’s work a house fire. Steve Redick photo

Maywood fire department history

Old modular ambulance from Maywood. Steve Redick photo

Maywood fire department history

Hendrickson/E-ONE engine from Maywood. Steve Redick photo

Glenbrook Rural Fire Protection District history

Vintage fire photo of Glenbrook’s Snorkel working at the extra alarm fire. Steve Redick photo

Glenbrook Rural Fire Protection District history

Glenbrook FPD Pierce Arrow engine pumping during a fire at a vacant supermarket. Steve Redick photo

Broadview Fire Department history

Broadview’s American LaFrance Water Chief Quint. Steve Redick photo

Maywood fire department history

Another view of the Hendrickson/E-ONE engine from Maywood. Steve Redick photo

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