Archive for February 8th, 2012

New Chief in Bloomingdale

 Chris Dryer informs us of the following: 
Bloomingdale Fire Chief Dave Christensen retired and Mike Macnamara has been named the new fire chief
From an article in the Daily Herald, 
Fire Chief David Christensen retired from his post Wednesday.
Deputy Chief Michael McNamara is slated to be installed as chief during a ceremony Thursday. Like Christensen, McNamara worked his way up in the district, joining as a firefighter-paramedic in 1986. He was promoted to battalion chief in 2004 and deputy chief in 2008.
The complete article is HERE.

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New area apparatus orders

Two area fire departments have placed orders for new units recently:

  • Gurnee has ordered an engine through Fire Service, Inc
  • Glenview has ordered a new ambulance, presumably from Medtec

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