Archive for October 3rd, 2015

MABAS Illinois assists MABAS Wisconsin

This from a reader:

The cover story of the below shows the MABAS Division 8 MVU going to Portage WI, a run of just over 100 miles.  MVU 8 is housed by the Boone County Rural FPD #2 in Belvidere, IL. These MABAS-WI newsletters can be found near the bottom of this page

From the MABAS Wisconsin newsletter

From the MABAS Wisconsin newsletter

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New quint for Calumet Park

This from Dennis McGuire, Jr.

This is a used 2001 E-ONE Cyclone, 2000/300 75′ RM Quint so# 123555 (X-San Carlos Apache Tribe, AZ) which is now in service with the Calumet Park, Illinois fire department as Truck 2224. This rig along with a previously mentioned2004 E-ONE engine have replaced a 2011 HME/Ferrara tower ladder that reportly has been sold to a oil company near Las Vegas, NV.

used E-ONE quint finds new home in Calumet Park IL

Calumet Park Truck 2224 is a used, 2001 E-ONE Cyclone 2000/300 75′ quint previously owned by the San Carlos Apache Tribe in Arizona. Dennis McGuire, Jr. photo

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Fire Museum of Greater Chicago fundraiser

Fundraiser for the Fire Museum of Greater Chicago