Archive for December 16th, 2012

Still & Box Alarm w/ Injured FF and Child 12-16-12

This from Dave Weaver:

12/16/12 CHICAGO, IL: Still & Box Alarm w/ Injured FF and Child / EMS Plan 1
The St. Stephens Terrace Apartments 2334 W. Van Buren St.
Recording with Fireground by

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Alton Fire Department helps young cancer patient

The Alton Telegraph has an article detailing an effort by the fire Department in Alton, IL to brighten the day for a young cancer patient:

…the big red ladder truck rounded a corner last week … in front of 4-year-old Jentzen Felt’s house.

The child, who underwent his fifth round of in-patient chemotherapy Nov. 30, was more than ready for his treat as firefighter for a day. Jentzen was in his front yard, excitedly hopping from one foot to the next, then jumped straight up and down with a smile on his face when he saw the truck.

… in August, doctors discovered [he] has a rare, yolk sac tumor … on the lower spine.
Jentzen has been receiving chemotherapy at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, each time requiring a five-day stay. He is scheduled soon for a PET (positron emission tomography) nuclear imaging scan to determine how well the chemotherapy is working and to determine any future treatment.

Jentzen headed to a wooden house cutout with “flames” in the windows and door used in the AFD’s annual open house. The little boy expertly “doused” the fires three times with a thin yellow hose spouting water, each bit of flames flopping behind the cutout and disappearing. At one point, he even sprayed Sebold a bit, eliciting laughter from observers.


The entire article is HERE.

thanks Chris

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Reserve Schaumburg units for sale

Kevin Griffin found Schaumburg’s X-reserve engine, a 1999 E-ONE Hurricane listed for sale HERE and the X-reserve tower ladder, a 1990 E-ONE Hush 95′ rear mount HERE.

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