Archive for May 31st, 2013

Bradley fire chief is let go

The Daily Journal has an article about the Bradley mayor firing the fire chief:

Nearly five years after becoming Bradley’s first full-time fire chief, Jim Baird was fired last week and replaced by his deputy.

Bradley Mayor Bruce Adams announced the change Tuesday when he appointed Deputy Chief James Travis to lead the department — but he declined to say why he made the decision.

Baird said he was called to Adams’ office Thursday morning and was told the mayor wanted to take the fire department in a new direction with a new chief.

“I tried to get an explanation, and I got nothing substantial,” Baird said.

thanks Chris

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New delivery photos

Pierce posted new delivery composites of the Tinley Park and Springfield aerials.

Tinley Park quint

Tinley Park Fire Department

Pierce composite

Springfield tower ladder

Springfield Fire Department

Pierce composite

thanks Josh, Martin, Al, and Kevin

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Long Grove FPD apparatus photos

This from Sam Borica:

Here are some picture of Long Grove fire vehicles. Thanks, Sam Borcia.
Long Grove FPD ambulance

Long Grove Ambulance 55. Sam Borica photo

Long Grove FPD

Long Grove Brush 55. Sam Borica photo

Long Grove Fire Protection District

Long Grove Rescue 55. Sam Borica photo

Long Grove Fire Protection District

Long Grove Squad and Tanker 55. Sam Borica photo

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CFD Quinn Fire Academy updates

This from Dennis McGuire, Jr.

Here are two new vehicles that were at the Quinn recently.


Chicago Fire Department Robert J. Quinn Fire Academy

New training buggy with shop id B562. Dennis McGuire, Jr. photo

Chicago Fire Department Ford Explorer

Another shot of B562. Dennis McGuire, Jr.


Chicago Fire Department

New CFD pickup with shop id G582. Dennis McGuire, Jr. photo

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