Archive for January 15th, 2023

Franklin Park Fire Department news (more); #FranklinParkFD; #DominicRubino;

From Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois

It is with great sadness that the AFFI announces the death of Firefighter Dominic Rubino of Franklin Park, Local 1526. Brother Rubino passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 11th, 2023.
Although this is NOT an activation, Brother Rubino’s family and Local have requested Honor Guard attendance at his services. His services are as follows:
  • Visitation: Monday, January 16th, 2023, from 1500hrs to 1900hrs at Cumberland Chapels- 8300 N. Lawrence Ave., Norridge, IL 60706.
  • There will be a Fire Department walk through at 1800hrs. Honor Guard members should arrive no later than 1730hrs.
  • Prayers and Final Viewing: Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at 0900hrs at Cumberland Chapels- 8300 N. Lawrence Ave., Norridge, IL 60706.
  • Funeral Mass: Tuesday, January 17th, 2023, at 1000hrs at Queen of Peace Church (St. Eugene Church)- 7958 W. Foster, Chicago, IL 60656.
  • Interment: Tuesday, January 17th, 2023, immediately following the Funeral Mass at Queen of Heaven Cemetery- 1400 S. Wolf Rd., Hillside, IL 60162.

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New tender for Lemont FPD (more)


The Lemont Fire Protection District has taken delivery of this Rosenbauer commercial pumper/ tender! Lemont, Illinois is located about 40 minutes southwest of downtown Chicago. The fulltime personnel cover 40 square miles serving approximately 25,000 people. This apparatus will join a Rosenbauer mid-mount platform and a pumper that both currently serve the community! Thank you Chief Frank Jareczek and the firefighters of the Lemont FD for choosing Sentinel Emergency Solutions and Rosenbauer to build your next fire apparatus! 

  • FX 3/16? Aluminum Body
  • EZ Climb Access Ladder
  • Chassis: Freightliner 114 SD Chassis with Two Door Cab
  • Engine: Cummins ISX 12 Engine with 500 Horsepower
  • Emergency Lights: Whelen
  • Pump: Waterous CXPA 1,250-GPM
  • Tank: 3,000 gallons of Water; #Rosenbauer; #rosenbaueramerica; #LemontFPD; #Freightliner;

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Sentinel ES photo; #Rosenbauer; #rosenbaueramerica; #LemontFPD; #Freightliner;

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Sentinel ES photo

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Box Alarm fire in River Grove, 1-15-23

This from Ryan Higgins:

At Approximately 1AM. I took this one in 2548 Erie St. 

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