Archive for July 18th, 2014

CFD Ambulance 23 damaged in MVA

Chicago Ambulance 23, one of the city’s new Wheeled Coach units was severely damaged this afternoon in an accident on the northwest side of the city.

From Dan McInerney:

CFD A23 was involved in a minor accident with an SUV at Harlem and Bryn Mawr on its way to a EMS Plan 1. Photos by Greg Reynolds, forwarded from the Facebook page

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Chicago Ambulance 23 was involved in an accident this afternoon. Greg Reynolds photo

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An IDOT tow truck moves Ambulance 23 from the intersection. Greg Reynolds photo

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Chicago FD Ambulance 23 is a 2014 Ford E-450/Wheeled Coach Type III with Shop ID#C-165. Dennis McGuire, Jr. photo


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Oak Brook is added to the site

The Oak Brook Fire Department in MABAS Division 12 has been added to the site. They have two stations which are #93 and #94 as a result of the Dupage County renumbering. The suppression fleet has been all E-ONE until recently when they took delivery of a 2014 Pierce Arrow XT PUC quint for Ladder 94.


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32 career personnel cover just over 8 square miles, and they currently house Decon 12, formerly located at Carol Stream Station 27.




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As seen around …

Fire Service, Inc. has photos on their Facebook page of the new tower ladder for Oak Park and a new engine for Aurura

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New engine for Aurora. Fire Service, Inc. photo

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Oak Park’s new tower ladder. Fire Service, Inc. photo

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