Posts Tagged Alsip Fire Department

Working fire in Alsip, 7-18-24

Excerpts from

A fire displaced residents of an apartment building Thursday afternoon in Alsip around 4:05 p.m. at the Crestline Villa Apartments, 4225 W. 115th St. When Alsip firefighters arrived, flames were shooting out of the roof plus second and third floor windows of a six-unit building on Villa Court.

Chief Tom Styczynski, of the Alsip Fire Department, said the second and third floor units on one side of the 6-unit building sustained extensive damage.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. No injuries were reported.

Crestwood, Palos Heights Oak Lawn fire departments provided assistance in striking the fire, with Merrionette Park providing ambulance service.

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2-Alarm fire in Blue Island, 9-7-23

This from Daniel Hynd:

I took in the 2-11 in Blue Island at 13039 Western Ave on 9-7-23. I arrived well after the fire was knocked, but got some pretty good apparatus photos.; #DanielHynd; #firefighters;

Daniel Hynd photo; #DanielHynd; #BlueIslandFD; #FireTruck; #HME;

Daniel Hynd photo; #DanielHynd; #BlueIslandFD; #FireTruck; #Pierce; #PosenFD;

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New quick attack unit for Alsip (more)



  • 2022 Ford F-550 crew cab 4×4 chassis
  • 11’ All-Aluminum Body & Subframe with a 10 Year Body Warranty
  • Multiplex Electrical System, Center Cab Console Control
  • ROM Series IV Roll-Up Doors & Compartment Lighting
  • Federal Signal LED Warning & Scene Lighting
  • Federal E-Q2B Siren
  • Federal Signal Navigator 53” Lightbar
  • Fire Research Spectra MS LED Side Mount Push Up Telescopic Lights
  • Uni-Strut Channels, All Exterior Compartments for Adjustable Shelves & Trays
  • L1/R1 Floor Extensions, Vertical Dividers & Adjustable Shelves
  • Transverse Compartment L1/R1 Slidemaster Dual Direction Trays & Adjustable Vertical Dividers
  • L2/R2 Adjustable Shelf
  • L3/R3 Adjustable Shelves
  • Buckstop Front Bumper with Turret Mount
  • Rear Backing Camera & Alarm
  • Hannay Booster Reel
  • Kussmaul Battery Charger, Power Inverter & Auto-Eject
  • Trailer Hitch & Lighting Package  
  • Skid Unit C.E.T. Honda 20-HP Gas Pump, with 300 Gal Water Tank
#MCB; #WardFireApparatus;; #AlsipFD; #FireTruck;#MCB

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New quick attack unit for Alsip

From the Alsip Fire Department Facebook page:

It was great to see Chief Styczynski, Deputy Chief Ricker from Alsip Fire Department, and Matt Timmer of Fire Service, Inc. for the final inspection of their 11′ Spitfire Quick Attack/Urban Interface unit. Thank you for choosing Ward Apparatus for your emergency vehicle, customized to your specifications.; #AlsipFD; #FireTruck;

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New engine for Alsip

From Seagrave Fire Apparatus:

Seagrave would like to thank Alsip Illinois for their recent purchase of a Marauder class pumper
Features include:
Marauder Class stainless steel 131” cab
10″ raised roof
25″ cab access compartments
450HP Cummins L9 motor
65-gallon stainless steel fuel cell
48” stainless steel pumphouse
Waterous 2000-gpm pump
750-gallon water 40-gallon foam UPF tank
stainless steel tank cradle
155” stainless steel Matrix body
drawing of new Seagrave pumper ordered by the Alsip FD in Illinois

click to download

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Box Alarm fire in Alsip, 11-22-21

This from Dennis McGuire, Jr.

Alsip, Illinois 

Box Alarm – 12559 Alpine – Fire in a 3-story apartment building, 1 victim was pulled out unknown condition. 
apartment building fire in Alsip IL

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Evergreen Park FD Truck 44 at a frie

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Alsip FD Engine 2063

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apartment building fire in Alsip IL

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Firefighters battle apartment fire in Alsip

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Firefighters battle apartment fire in Alsip

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Area apparatus orders

Here is a list compiled by Josh Boyajian of current area apparatus on order:

Alsip – Seagrave Engine

Berwyn – E-One Metro 100 Low Profile Ladder

Blue Island – Sutphen 100’ MM Ladder

Bolingbrook – (2) E-One Engines

Buffalo Grove – E-One Engine

Carol Stream – E-One RM Tower Ladder

Cicero – Pierce Impel Engine

Crestwood – (2) Seagrave Engines

Geneva – Pierce Ascendant Ladder

Hampshire – Pierce Enforcer PUC Engine

Joliet – E-One RM Tower Ladder

Lisle Woodridge – Pierce Ascendant MM Tower

Lockport – Seagrave Apollo Tower Ladder

Lombard – Pierce Enforcer Engine

Melrose Park – Pierce Impel Engine

Morton Grove – E-One EMAX Engine

Oak Brook – Pierce Ascendant Ladder

Oak Brook – Pierce Enforcer Engine

Norwood Park – Pierce Ascendant MM Tower

River Grove – Ford E-450 Wheeled Coach Ambo

Skokie – Pierce Enforcer Engine

Stickney – Ford F550 Horton Type 1 Ambo

Sugar Grove – Sutphen Engine

Thornton – Sutphen 75’ MM Ladder

Tri State FPD – Pierce Enforcer Ascendant Ladder

Western Springs – Pierce Saber Engine

Westmont – Pierce Impel Engine

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As seen around … Dolton

This from Wayne VanBeveren:

Hello! I found the former Alsip ambulance I’ve attached photos of behind Dolton Station 16. It was donated to Dolton FD by Alsip
Also, they have an E-One engine on order and are also in the process of acquiring a former Evergreen Park engine. They’ll be getting rid of the tower ladder and both Sutphen engines.
Former Alsip FD ambulance

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Former Alsip FD ambulance

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New ambulance for Alsip

From the Fire Service, Inc. Facebook page:

Congratulations to Chief Tom Styczynski, Deputy Chief Bob Ricker, and the Village of Alsip Board of Trustees on the recent purchase of their new Type III Road Rescue UltraMedic ambulance. This new custom unit is being built on a 2022 Ford E-450, 158” wheelbase chassis, with a 7.3L gasoline engine. This new unit will be the next addition in their all Road Rescue fleet of custom ambulances. It will come complete with Road Rescue’s V-MUX Multiplex electrical system, all aluminum interior, Federal Signal LED emergency lighting, Per4Max Restraint Systems, Stryker Power Load & Power Cot, and custom SCBA/gear compartment. This vehicle will provide the “Mission Ready” consistency and dependability that the Alsip FD demands. Alsip has been a loyal Fire Service Inc. and Road Rescue customer for many years. We appreciate this, and have worked hand in hand to truly help keep them “In Service for Life”

Drawing of 2022 Road Rescue, UltraMedic Type 3 ambulance on a Ford E450 chassis for the Alsip Fire Department


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New ambulance for Alsip (more)

Photos from Larry Shapiro of the Newest ambulance for Alsip

Alsip Ambulance 2042 – 2017 Ford E450/2018 Road Rescue Type III ambulance so 251215

Alsip Ambulance 2042 - 2017 Ford E450/2018 Road Rescue Type III ambulance so 251215

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chevron striping on back of ambulance

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lighted rub rail on ambulance body

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