Archive for October 16th, 2011

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Memorial Weekend Live Broadcast

Watch the 2011 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend Live on the Web

Memorial Service Broadcast: Sunday, October 16, 2011 9:00 am – 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time
(Telecast Begins at 9:30 a.m.; Service Begins at 10 a.m. Eastern Time)

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Long Grove Brush 55

Karl Klotz recently photographed the new Alexis Brush rig in Long Grove. Brush 55 is a 2011 Ford F-550/Alexis with a 500-GPM pump, 500 gallons of water and a 30-gallon foam tank. Previous posts for this unit are HERE and HERE.

Long Grove Fire Department Brush Unit 55

Brush 55 has a Compressed Air Foam System on board. Karl Klotz photo

Long Grove Fire Department Brush 55

The new Alexis replaces this unit which was sold to a private contractor. Larry Shapiro photo

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