Posts Tagged fire truck picture

As seen around … Portage Park

This from 75Seagrave:

Chicago FD Engine 94

75Seagrave photo

Chicago FD Engine 94

75Seagrave photo


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New truck for Merrionette Park (more)

This from Dieterich Herndobler:

Not the greatest picture, a grab shot from the car, but here is the new Truck 2664 from Merrionette Park. They were out on the street collecting donations. Wish I could have gotten a better shot.

Pierce Dash CF PUC aerial ladder

Dieterich Herndobler photo

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As seen around … Chicago

This from Josh Boyajian:

Here is a shot of Truck 29 and the new Ambo 12
Truck 29 – 2002 Pierce Dash  0/0/100′ RM truck Shop #E303
Ambo 12 – 2014 Ford E-450/Wheeled Coach Type III Shop #C201
Chicago FD Truck 26

Truck 29 – 2002 Pierce Dash 0/0/100′ RM truck Shop #E303. Josh Boyajian photo

Chicago FD Ambulance 12

Ambo 12 – 2014 Ford E-450/Wheeled Coach Type III Shop #C201. Josh Boyajian photo

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LaGrange Park is added to the site

LaGrange Park Fire Department patchLaGrange Park is in MABAS Division 10. They have two stations covering 2.3 square miles. Station 1 is staffed and Station 2 unmanned. Staffing is provided by four contract medics and 46 paid-on-call personnel. The fleet consists of three engines, a truck, an ambulance, and a utility buggy.

LTI fire truck

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La Grange Park Fire Station 1. Larry Shapiro photo


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St. Charles FD apparatus

This from Christopher Holmes:

Here is a picture of St. Charles’ new Brush 101. They received it in the summer of 2013
Christopher T. Holmes
fire departmetn brush truck

St. Charles FD Brush 101. Christopher T. Holmes

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New engine for Elmwood Park

Al Schlick found this new engine for Elmwood Park on the Pierce Flickr page

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New Pierce Dash CF PUC for Elmwood Park, Pierce composite

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Elk Grove Village FD history

A reader has asked for information and specs corresponding to the 1970s series Oshkosh/Pierce/Snorkel that saw service in Elk Grove Village.

Elk Grove Village Fire Department history

Elk Grove Village Fire Department Snorkel.

thanks Scott for supplying the photo

The following is a reprint from a local newspaper when the unit was delivered:

Elk Grove Village Fire Department history

Elk Grove Village Fire Department history


Some will notice that;

  • the chassis is indicated to be from FWD, but the cab appears to match the Oshkosh units which saw service in Chicago.
  • the year is not indicated
  • there’s no mention of a water tank

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