Posts Tagged Flickr

updated personal photo gallery

Jeff Rudolph, a regular contributor to the website and blog, has update his Flickr photo gallery with many photos.  Jeff has images from recent fire scenes that he has covered as well as an abundance of apparatus shots. The rig photos show current fleets in addition to those that have been replaced over the years. The older images will be included in the historic galleries that are being added to each fire department listing on the website.

There are photos of department decals and a comprehensive showing of MABAS apparatus from several divisions.

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New engine in Midlothian

Midlothian is poised to take delivery of a new engine from Pierce. This image was posted today on Pierce’s Flickr site, where the most up to date images of Pierce deliveries are posted, before they make it on the Pierce web site. These images do not have any technical data other than the job number like the more thorough postings which appear in the New Deliveries section of Pierce’s site.

Pierce Dash engine Midlothian Fire Department

A new Pierce Dash engine for Midlothian Engine 4 was just photographed at the Pierce factory. Pierce photo

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first snow brings accidents

As the Chicago area saw it’s first snow of the season, area fire departments responded to many accidents. Jeff Rudolph took in a two-car, head-on collision this morning at Route 173 west of Delaney Road in Wadsworth, IL. The Newport Township FPD responded with several units and was aided by Zion and Winthrop Harbor. Six patients were transported with what did not appear to be life-threatening injuries.

Wadsworth IL Newport Township FPD MVA

A head-on collision on slick roads this morning in Wadsworth, IL. The Newport Twp FPD responded with several units. Jeff Rudolph photo

Newport Twp FPD ambulance 1441

Both Newport ambulances including 1441 shown here were on-scene at the collision on Route 173. Jeff Rdolph photo

Newport Twp FPD Squad 1458

Newport Squad 1458 was positioned to block the road to provide added safety to everyone on-scene. Jeff Rudolph photo

MVA collision Wadsworth, IL

A closeup of the minivan involved in a collision this morning in Wadsworth, IL. Newport Township FPD firefighters removed the driver's door in order to remove the driver. Jeff Rudolph photo

Winthrop Harbor FD ambulance

Winthrop Harbor ambulance 1742 was one of the mutual aid EMS companies on the scene. A total of 6 patients were transported with what appeared to be non life-threatening injuries. Jeff Rudolph photo

Newport Twp FPD

Newport Brush 1475 brought additional personnel to the scene. Jeff Rudolph photo

Newport Twp FPD Pierce Saber Squad 1458

Another view of the spotting of Squad 1458 blocking the roadway and acting as a protective barrier to the rescue workers and patients in the event that another motorist would fail to stop before the scene. Jeff Rudolph photo

Zion Fire Department ambulance

Zion Ambulance 1842 was the fourth ambulance on the scene assisting the Newport Township FPD. Jeff Rudolph photo

Jeff Rudolph recently set up a Flickr site to showcase his photography. His images which include on-scene and static apparatus from more than just the Chicago area can be seen HERE. Jeff has included images that date back many years.

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