Archive for November 18th, 2011

Prospect Heights Fire helps welcome wounded veteran

The Prospect Heights Fire Department along with the Prospect Heights Police Department, the Patriot Guard Riders, and Warriors Watch surprised Sgt. Ben Stehman, a local veteran,  at his home today and escorted him and his family to a local gathering where he was presented with a key to the city. Sgt Stehman was injured in Afghanistan on August 7th of this year by an IED. This was his third deployment. Prior to being sent into Afghanistan, he had two tours in Iraq.

Images from the event will be posted tomorrow.


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Elk Grove renumbers the Quint

Scott Peterson informs us that Elk Grove Fire Department Quint 8 is now Quint 7. It has been moved to Station 7 and will run as the spare when the tower is out of service. When the Quint is in service, it will be known as Truck 7.

Elk Grove Fire Department Pierce Quantum Quint 7

Elk Grove Village recently renumbered this as Quint7. It will live at Station7 as a reserve truck. Scot Peterson photo

Elk Grove Fire Department Quint 8 Pierce Quantum

Formerly Quint 8 which ran for several years as the in-service suppression unit from Elk Grove Station 8, it is now in reserve status at Station 7.

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