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New Engine for Prospect Heights (more)

Updated production photos of the new engine for Prospect Heights

stainless steel fire engine being built

Alexis Fire photo

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Bloomington Fire Department news

Excerpts from jg-tc.com:

Fire Chief Brian Mohr will retire next month after nearly 30 years with the Bloomington Fire Department. He began his career with the fire department and 1991. He was promoted in 2011 to shift commander and assistant chief. In 2013, he became a training officer and was promoted to fire chief in 2015. 

An interim fire chief will be named in the near future.

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Crestwood Fire Department news

In addition to the new engines for the Crestwood Fire Department, they also previously posted the following for a light duty rescue:

From the Crestwood Fire Department Facebook page:

INVITATION TO BID
BID NUMBER: 20-002
BID OPEN DATE: 17 September at 8:00 AM
BID CLOSE DATE: 9 October at 12:00 PM
ITEM: LIGHT DUTY RESCUE FIRE APPARATUS (NON-WALK-IN)
BACKGROUND / DESCRIPTION: Notice is herby given by the Mayor and the Board of Trustees of the Village of
Crestwood, Cook County, Illinois that the Village of Crestwood Fire Department is seeking bids from qualified
manufacturers / authorized dealers or agents for a light duty rescue fire apparatus (non-walk-in), with the intention of
purchasing one. The department has created a list of specifications for a light duty rescue fire apparatus (non-walk-in).
No bid shall be withdrawn after the opening of proposals, without consent of the Mayor and the Board of Trustees of the
Village of Crestwood, Illinois for a period of thirty (30) days after the scheduled time of closing of proposals. The Village of
Crestwood reserves the right to reject any and all proposals and to waive technicalities. Bid packets outlining the
department’s specifications for this item and required vendor information will be available after 8 AM on Thursday, 17
September 2020. Sealed bids must be submitted by 12 PM on Friday, 9 October 2020. No sealed bids shall be accepted
after this date and time. Bids shall be unsealed and recorded at a meeting administered by the Village Clerk, which will
be held on Friday, 9 October 2020 at 2 PM at the Crestwood Village Hall, located at 13840 S. Cicero Ave. Crestwood, IL
60418.

thanks Keith

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Planes skids off runway at Chicago Executive Airport, 10-21-20

This from Max Weingardt:

Jet slides off the runway at Chicago Executive Airport Wednesday night 10/21/20

Wheeling FD Crash Truck 23 on scene

Max Weingardt photo

Prospect Heights FPD Crash Truck 39 on scene

Max Weingardt photo

Prospect Heights FPD Crash Truck 39 on scene

Max Weingardt photo

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New engines for the Crestwood Fire Department

This from Mike Summa:

The Crestwood Village board has accepted the bid from SST Emergency Pds. LLC in the amount of $1,102,444.00 for 2 engines.  Crestwood is going back to Seagrave.
Mike Summa

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New ambulance for Lemont FPD

From the LifeLine Ambulance website:

4820 – Lemont Fire Protection District

Model: Superliner Type I

Module Size: 167″Headroom:74″

Chassis Make: Dodge chassis 5500 4WD

new Life Line ambulance for the Lemont FPD

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new ambulance for the Lemont FPD

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Life Line Type I ambulance

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thanks Martin

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House fire in Lockport, 10-22-20

From the Lockport Township Fire Protection District Facebook page:

Active Incident- House Fire District 4-Full Still Alarm Level. Engine Company 4 arrived with heavy fire showing in a single story residence.

District 4 House Fire 10/22. Crews made a quick knock down of the fire and no major injuries reported.

Firefighters battle house fire

Lockport Township FPD photo

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New quint for the North Palos Fire Protection District

From the Fire Service Inc. Facebook page:

Congratulations North Palos Professional Firefighters Local #4323 on their order of a new 2021 E-ONE Fire Trucks HM110 Quint!

new fire truck for the North Palos FPD in Illinois

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new fire truck for the North Palos FPD in Illinois

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thanks Danny

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Palatine Fire Department news

Palatine FD Press Release

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New engine for West Chicago FPD

Updated production photos of the new engine for West Chicago FPD

fire engine being built for the West Chicago FPD

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

Ferrara fire engine being built

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

fire engine being built for the West Chicago FPD

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

fire engine being built for the West Chicago FPD

Ferrara Fire Apparatus photo

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