Archive for December 18th, 2017

Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD (more) James F. Carney

In Memory of Lt. James F. Carney 

June 27, 1974 – December 17, 2017
Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD Lieutenant James F. Carney
Lt. James F. Carney, LRFD, 43 of Wadsworth was born June 27, 1974 in Waukegan and passed away December 17, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Jim was the beloved husband of Janelle L. (nee Cardoni) Carney; loving father of Peyton and Brett; devoted son of Fred and Vicki Carney; dear brother of Kelly Carney; cherished son-in-law of John and Nancy Cardoni and fond brother-in-law of Kelly (Clinton) Schultz. Visitation will be Thursday, December 21, 2017 from 3-8 PM at Marsh Funeral Home, 305 N. Cemetery Road, Gurnee. Family and friends will gather on Friday, December 22 at 9:45 AM at St. Patrick Church, 15000 Wadsworth Road, Wadsworth for funeral mass at 10:00 AM. Interment will be at Ascension Cemetery in Libertyville. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the 100 Club of Chicago, 875 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 appreciated.







Thursday, December 21, 2017
3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Marsh Funeral Home
305 N. Cemetery Rd.
Gurnee, Illinois

Funeral Mass

Friday, December 22, 2017
10:00 am
St. Patrick’s Catholic Church
15000 W. Wadsworth Rd.
Wadsworth, Illinois


Ascension Cemetery
1920 Buckley Road
Libertyville, Illinois 60030

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New area apparatus orders

Little Rock Fox Fire Protection District, Plano: Pierce Enforcer pumper; 2,000/1,000; Delivery in May 2018.
Tinley Park Fire Department: Pierce Enforcer pumper; 1,500/500; Delivery in June 2018.
Tinley Park Fire Department: Pierce Velocity 100-foot aerial platform quint 1,500/300; Delivery in June 2018.


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New engine for River Forest

From WS Darley & Co.

The Darley Company is proud to build another AutoCAFS pumper for the River Forest, IL, Fire Department. It is built on a Spartan MetroStar custom chassis with 450 hp Cummins engine also has a 20-inch raised roof to allow for the Darley Command Cab to be constructed with fully enclosed, climate controlled, Vision style interior pump panel controls. It is equipped by a Darley model LDMBC 1,500-gpm pump featuring the AutoCAFS pumping system is plumbed to six compressed air foam discharges. It has a PolyBilt copolymer body with seven large compartments surrounding the integral 525-gallon water tank and 30-gallon foam tank. The poly body has a slide in ladder tunnel through the water tank. An Onan 8,000-watt hydraulic generator powers an electric cord reel and numerous outlets.

River Forest FD fire engine

2017 Spartan MetroStar/Darley 1500/525. WS Darley photo

thanks Ron

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Chicago Fire Department news

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