Posts Tagged Evanston Fire Department

As seen around … Evanston FD Station 23

From chicagolandfirephotos.smugmug.com

a visit to Evanston fd station 3 

home to- 
engine 23 
truck 23 
ambo 23 
fire investigation unit 331
mabas division 3 boat trailer 
Evanston FD Fire Station 23

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Apartment fire in Evanston, 11-15-21

Excerpts from evanstonnow.com:

Evanston firefighters extinguished a fire in an apartment building at 2215 Central St. early Monday afternoon. First arriving companies found moderate smoke and flames visible from the street.

Several units in the apartment building suffered smoke and water damage but the fire was contained to the unit where it began.

There were no reported injuries, and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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Evanston Fire Department news

Excerpts from Chicago.cbslocal.com:

The City of Evanston announced Tuesday that it has secured memoranda of understanding with its police and firefighter unions with regard to a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for city staff.

The policy, which goes into effect Monday, Nov. 15, requires all Evanston city employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or to submit negative test results weekly. 

The City of Evanston is still working with the FOP sergeants and the AFSCME union to reach memoranda of understanding on the vaccine mandate.

To the south, a fight over a COVID-19 vaccination mandate continues between the City of Chicago and some municipal employee unions – particularly Chicago’s Fraternal Order of Police. City employees who have not been fully vaccinated have the option of being tested twice weekly for COVID-19 through the end of the year, but all city workers must be fully vaccinated by Dec. 31.

However, enforcement of that vaccination deadline for police officers has been put on hold by a Cook County judge.

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As seen around … Evanston

From Chicagoland_fire_photos on instagram:

a visit to evanston fd station 1 

home to- 
engine 21 
ambo 21 
battalion 21 (in spare batt 21) 
squad 21 
dive 21  
ambo 22 is stationed at 21 until 24’s construction is done 
Evanston FD Station 21

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Apartment fire in Evanston, 8-16-21

This from Collin Ehrlich:

Evanston Fire Dept Box Alarm 1320 Dewey

fire scene in Evanston IL

Collin Ehrlich photo

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Evanston Fire Department news

From the City of Evanston:

EVANSTON FIRE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES PROMOTION OF BATTALION CHIEF WILLIAM MUNO TO DEPUTY CHIEF OF OPERATIONS

Evanston Fire Department Deputy Chief William Muno

Evanston Fire Department Deputy Chief William Muno

EVANSTON, IL – Chief Muno has served the residents of Evanston with pride and distinction over the past 34 years. Battalion Chief Muno’s promotion to deputy chief will be effective May 10, 2021. 

Chief Muno’s leadership in the department has been extensive, having served as a captain for 16 years and battalion chief for the last 9 years.

Bill has proven to be a dedicated member of the department, working tirelessly to improve the department’s day-to-day operations. He has provided training opportunities for fire department staff through his participation in the training committee for nearly ten years, helped our members operate more safely through his involvement with the safety committee since 1996, and has shaped departmental guidelines by serving on the Standard Operating Guideline Committee since 2016. Bill served as a paramedic preceptor, a role proven vital to helping newer paramedics develop the skills necessary to be effective in the field. Additionally, Chief Muno served as an active member of the department’s hazardous materials team for five years.

Bill’s commitment to professional development is evident in the numerous training courses, certifications, and college credits completed. Chief Muno completed the Fire Officer I and II certifications, attended numerous command classes, and completed various special operations training. Chief Muno currently holds an Associate’s Degree from Oakton College. 

Deputy Chief Muno’s vision for the fire department is to “have every member trained to the degree necessary to effectively manage the challenges presented and to benefit from modern-day advancements in the field.” 

“Chief Muno is one of the most knowledgeable people I know in the fire service,” said Fire Chief Paul Polep. “Everyone in this organization will greatly benefit with Chief Muno in this senior leadership role.”

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Apartment fire in Evanston, 12-23-20

This video was shot by Jim McCall Back in December, first on scene

 

thanks Steve

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Apartment fire in Evanston, 2-19-21

From Max Weingardt:

Evanston box alarm – apartment fire at 2137 W Howard St

Pierce ladder truck at fire scene

Max Weingardt photo

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House fire in Evanston, 2-19-21

From Max Weingardt:

Evanston Code 4 at 2130 Seward St

aftermath of house fire

Max Weingardt photo

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New truck for Evanston FD (more)

The EFD has taken delivery of our “new” 2006 Pierce reserve ladder truck. We are in the process of having it lettered and training with it. It will enter our reserve pool of apparatus in a few weeks. This truck will be used when one of our front line tiller trucks goes out of service for maintenance.

ormer Lisle-Woodridge Fire Protection District aerial ladder truck purchased by Evanston

Evanston FD photo

ormer Lisle-Woodridge Fire Protection District aerial ladder truck purchased by Evanston

Evanston FD photo

thanks Danny

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