Archive for September 19th, 2022

Of interest … transporting a fire truck by air

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Chicago Fire Department news

Excerpts from

A 3-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was pulled from Lake Michigan near Navy Pier Monday.

Police said the boy was with an adult when he fell into the lake on the north side of Navy Pier shortly after 1 p.m.

The Chicago Fire Department said the child was taken to Lurie Children’s Hospital in full cardiac arrest.

Investigators are still working to determine how the child ended up in the water.

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Area fire apparatus on order (more)

More Area fire apparatus on order  from Tyler Tobolt:

  • Algonquin – Lake in the Hills – Pierce Enforcer PUC
  • Aurora – E-One top mount pumper
  • Aurora – F-550 Type I ambulance
  • Aurora – E-One custom 17’ Ford F-750 rescue
  • Barrington Countryside – Pierce Enforcer pumper
  • Cherry Valley – Pierce Enforcer PUC
  • Crystal Lake – (3) Rosenbauer engines
  • Elgin – E-One Cyclone engine
  • Elgin – Pierce Enforcer quint
  • Glen Ellyn – Marion Metro Star rescue
  • Lincolnshire-Riverwoods – Pierce Enforcer 107’
  • Rockford – (2) Pierce Enforcer PUCs
  • Rockford – (3) F-550 Type I ambulances

And from Mike:

  • Waukegan – (2) Seagrave Marauder engines

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Area fire apparatus on order

A list compiled by Chi-Town Fire Photos of area apparatus currently on order:

Arlington Heights, IL – Pierce Impel Pumper

Aurora, IL – E-One Cyclone HR100 Aerial Ladder

Batavia, IL – Sutphen Custom Pumper

Brookfield, IL – Pierce Enforcer 110’ Ascendant Tower Ladder 

Berwyn, IL – E-One Cyclone Metro 100’ Aerial 

Berwyn, IL – Pierce Enforcer Pumper

Bridgeview, IL – E-One Typhoon Pumper

Bristol Kendall FPD, IL – Sutphen SPH100’ Midmount Tower Ladder

Burbank, IL – Rosenbauer Engine

Calumet Park, IL – Spartan/Fouts Bros Pumper

Carol Stream, IL – E-One Cyclone 95’ RM Tower Ladder

Cicero, IL – Sutphen Monarch Pumper 

Clarendon Hills, IL – Pierce Enforcer Pumper

Clarendon Hills, IL – Pierce Enforcer 107’ Aerial 

Coal City FPD, IL – Freightliner 114 SD Alexis Pumper/Tanker 

Des Plaines, IL – Pierce Enforcer 100’ Heavy Duty Tower Ladder 

 Dolton, IL – E-One Cyclone Engine 

Elk Grove Village, IL – Pierce Enforcer Pumper

Evanston, IL – Pierce Enforcer Pumper

Glenview, IL – Pierce Enforcer Pumper

Glenview, IL – Pierce Enforcer 107’ Ascendant Aerial 

Hoffman Estates, IL – (2) Pierce Impel Pumpers 

Joliet, IL – E-One Cyclone 95’ Tower Ladder 

Lisle Woodridge FPD, IL – (2) Pierce Enforcer Pumpers

McCook, IL – Pierce Enforcer 100’ Midmount Tower Ladder

Melrose Park, IL – E-One Cyclone 95’ RM Tower Ladder 

Morton Grove, IL – E-One Typhoon Engine

Niles, IL – Pierce Enforcer Pumper

Oak Park, IL – Pierce Enforcer Pumper

Palatine, IL – Pierce Enforcer 100’ Heavy Duty Tower Ladder

Rolling Meadows, IL – Pierce Enforcer Heavy Rescue

Romeoville, IL – Spartan LTC 55’ Snorkel Pumper

Roselle, IL – Spartan Pumper 

Skokie, IL – Pierce Enforcer 100’ Midmount Tower Ladder 

South Holland, IL – Spartan Pumper 

Thornton, IL – Sutphen SL75’ Midmount Aerial

Tinley Park, IL – Pierce Enforcer Pumper 

West Chicago, IL – Seagrave 95’ Aerialscope Quint

Westmont, IL – Pierce Velocity 100’ Midmount Tower Ladder

Wheeling, IL – Pierce Enforcer Pumper

Winfield FPD, IL – Sutphen Monarch Pumper

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