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CFD Truck 51 and Engine 60 get new units

Chicago Engine 60 received their new Spartan Gladiator/Crimson high-pressure pumper (shop #D-654).

Chicago Fire Department Engine 60

Engine 60 put their new 2010 Crimson engine into service this week. It carries shop #D-654. Gordon J. Nord, Jr. photo


As mentioned previously, Truck 51 has put their new Spartan Gladiator/Crimson 103′ aerial (shop #E-336) into service as well. There is a decal in memory of FF William F. Grant.¬†FireFighter Grant, a 20 year veteran of the Chicago Fire Department, died Friday March 23, 2007 at age 44 from injuries sustained in a traffic accident while Truck 51 was en-route to a call.

Chicago Fire Department Truck 51

Truck 51 received one of the five 2010 Spartan Gladiator, Crimson 103' rear mount aerials that were delivered to the city. Truck 51 carries a memorial decal for FF William F. Grant. Gordon J. Nord, Jr. photo

Our thanks to Lyons Fire Chief Gordon J. Nord, Jr. for submitting these images.


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New rig for Chicago Engine 60

Chicago Fire Department Engine 60

A 2010 Spartan Gladiator Crimson high pressure pumper for assignment to Engine 60 carries shop #D-654. Dennis McGuire, Jr. photo

Chicago Engine 60 is due to receive their new high pressure engine soon. Reportedly it is currently sitting in their quarters. It is a 2010 Spartan Gladiator/Crimson with a 2,000-GPM pump. Engine 60 carries shop # D654 and has 500 gallons of water plus 35 gallons of foam.

Dennis McGuire, Jr. sent in a few images of the new engine and the old engine from a recent visit to the academy.

Chicago Fire Department Engine 60

Engine 60's new rig in the foreground with the current rig in the distance. Dennis McGuire, Jr. photo

Chicago Fire Department Engine 60

The rear of the new engine has a full reflective chevron design throughout the diamond plate. Dennis McGuire, Jr. photo

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