Archive for August 14th, 2022

Rollover crash with entrapment in Buffalo Grove, 8-14-22

Police and firefighters in Buffalo Grove were called for a 1-car rollover crash with entrapment Sunday afternoon on Hawthorne Road near Vernon Lane. They found an SUV that had struck a tree, on it’s side, with two passengers inside. The driver was removed through the sunroof and transported to the hospital by Buffalo Grove. A Palatine ambulance was requested for the car’s passenger. Buffalo Grove Tower 25, Arlington Heights Engine 4, Buffalo Grove Ambulance 25, and Palatine Ambulance 82 were at the scene in addition to Buffalo Grove Battalion 4, Safety Chief 408, and several Buffalo Grove police units.; #larryshapiro;; #BuffaloGroveFD; #MVA; #rollover;

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Larry Shapiro photo

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New platform aerial for the Bristol-Kendall Fire Protection District,; #Sutphen; #SPH100; #Bristol-KendallFPD;

click to download

thanks Josh and Martin

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Clarendon Hills ambulance for sale

Found on eBay:

2008 International 4300 / Medtec Ambulance

(Bidding has ended on this item.)

Up for auction is a 2008 International 4300 / MedTec Ambulance. It was purchased new by the Village of Clarendon Hills and used as a full active service ambulance by the Clarendon Hills FD until early 2015.  It was then taken out of full active service in 2015, placed in reserve status through July 2022 and only used when our newer ambulance was out of service for maintenance and/or repairs. This vehicle has a valid safety lane sticker dated 8/22.  


Motor:  International MaxxForce DT  [Original motor]

Transmission:Allison  [Original unit]

Air  Suspension  with  rear  dump

51  Gallon  Diesel  fuel  tank  under  passenger  step; #ambulance; #ClarendonHillsFD;

Clarendon Hills FD photo; #ambulance; #ClarendonHillsFD;

Clarendon Hills FD photo

thanks Martin

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