Archive for April 28th, 2021

New ambulance for Gurnee

From the Fire Service Inc. FaceBook page:

Congratulations and Thank You to Chief John Kavanagh and the members of the Village of Gurnee Fire Department on the purchase of their new Road Rescue Type I ambulance. This heavy duty unit is being built on a 2022 Ford F550 4×2 chassis, and will come complete with a Whelen Freedom IV series lightbar, Complete “M” Series LED warning light package, including all LED interior. This new Road Rescue, UltraMedic ambulance will come with their patented Whisper Quiet Interior and all aluminum cabinetry. It will also contain a Stryker Power Load System. Gurnee has been a longtime Fire Service Inc. customer. We appreciate the support and continued business from this tremendous customer.

drawing of Road Rescue Type I ambulance exterior

thanks Danny

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Motorcycle crash in Pleasant Prairie, 4-27-21

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Two motorcycles crashed with a vehicle on Springbrook Road and 47th Avenue on Tuesday afternoon around at 2:33 p.m, leaving both drivers seriously injured. A Flight for Life helicopter landed at Prairie Lane Elementary Schoo land transported one patient.

A caller reported that the motorcycles were racing before the crash occurred but police had not been able to verify that.

motorcycles crash in Pleasant Prairie WI

Tim Olk photo

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Car fire in Buffalo Grove, 4-27-21

From John Kleeman:

Van fire in front of 731 Wyngate Lane in Buffalo Grove late in the afternoon on 4/27/21

Chrysler minivan destroyed by fire

John Kleeman photo

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