Archive for November 5th, 2020

Mount Prospect Fire Department news

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Mount Prospect recently recognized three fire department employees celebrating their Quinquennial anniversaries with the village as they were honored in front of the board of trustees, their families, and fellow employees. 

James Miller, celebrating 25 years, started with the fire department in 1995 as an employee and a paid-on-call member. He later became a lieutenant and retired as a paid-on-call member after 20 years as a captain. Miller also serves the village as a fire prevention specialist, an educator, a certified fire investigator, and a certified juvenile fire center intervention specialist. 

Miller established and continues to manage the Mount Prospect Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). During the COVID pandemic, Miller played a crucial role in working with the village to aid with the PPE inventory. He currently serves as the village’s emergency management coordinator and oversees the National Incident Management System (NIMS).

Mike Mangiamele is celebrating 30 years of service as a paid-on-call firefighter with the village. His career started with an interest in a fire service cadet program during his high school years through District 214. He currently works for school District 59 and became a paid-on-call firefighter to better help his community. 

Fire Chief Brian Lambel was recognized by the village for his 20 years of service and recently graduated from the Public Administrator Master’s Degree Program at Northern Illinois University. Lambel has also accepted the Executive Chief Officer Designation from the International Fire Chiefs Association. He has served on many organization boards including as the Executive Committee Secretary and Board Director for the Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy, Director of the Illinois Fire Chief Association, as a member of the diversity task force, a Career Advisory Board Member for Harper College, and President for the Mount Prospect Pension Board.

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As seen around … Ocala, FL

This from Larry Shapiro:

Here’s a unique truck for #TBT – an E-ONE Hurricane/Bronto Skylift F174 demo unit with dual front axles. I don’t know the disposition of this truck. I photographed it in 2005 at the E-ONE factory.

E-ONE Hurricane fire truck with dual front axles

Larry Shapiro photo

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New home for Frankfort FPD engine

The Staton House Fire and Rescue Department, Inc. is home for a former Frankfort FPD 2008 Pierce Arrow XT pumper sold in February of 2016

Staton House Fire and Rescue Department, Inc. Engine 1403 was formerly owned by the Frankfort FPD in Illinois

Staton House Fire and Rescue Department, Inc. photo

thanks Danny

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