Posts Tagged Lake Zurich Fire Department

Brush fire in Deer Park, 4-26-21

This from Max Weingardt:

4/26/21 – Lake Zurich brush fire at Cuba Marsh Forest Preserve

Cuba Marsh brush fire

Max Weingardt photo

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Commercial fire in Lake Zurich, 3-30-21 (more)

More on the Commercial fire in Lake Zurich, 3-30-21

outside fire damages Burger King

Larry Shapiro photo

From Jim Leibach:

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Commercial fire in Lake Zurich, 3-30-21

Lake Zurich firefighters were dispatched to a fire Monday night at the Burger King Restaurant, 642 S. Rand Road. Smoke was visible on arrival by the main door of the newly remodeled building. After hitting a fire on the exterior of the building, fire spread to an area behind a parapet and flames were visible from the roof. The alarm was upgraded to a MABAS Box Alarm for additional resources. Aerial master streams were deployed from the Wauconda Tower 341 and Buffalo Grove Quint 27. Firefighters on the roof then finished mopping up the area.

A partial list of companies at the scene included four Lake Zurich engines plus engines from Fox River Grove, Countryside, Wheeling and Palatine. Trucks from Wauconda, Buffalo Grove, and Arlington Heights. Squads from Long Grove, Cary, and Libertyville. Ambulances from Barrington, Barrington-Countryside, Palatine Rural and Nunda Rural. 

fire at the Burger King in Lake Zurich

Jimmy Bolf photo

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Lake Zurich fire engine for sale

Found at govdeals.com:

1997 Pierce Tilt Cab FIRE TRUCK, 8.7L L6 DETROIT DIESEL. Allison MD3060R Auto Trans with Retarder Waterous CMUYCX 1500 GPM Two Stage Pump Elkhart 240-P Foam System, Pre Piped to Rear Cross Lay and Deluge Gun 1000 Gallon Poly Water Tank with 35 gallon internal Foam Tank 2- 1 1/2″ Cross Lays 2- 2 1/2″ D/S Discharges 1- 4″ P/S Discharge 1- 2 1/2″ P/S Discharge 1- 2 1/2″ Rear Discharge 1- 6″ Front Intake 1- 6″ D/S Intake 1- 6″ P/S Intake

Generac 7.5 kw Diesel Generator 200″ Electric Cord Reel 2- 500 Watt Scene Lights

Cab Mounted EMS Compartment with 110V outlet

Includes: 2-10′ Hard Suction Hoses 1- Barrel Strainer 1- Akron Deck Gun with Tips 1- Apollo Portable Deck Gun Base 3- Pike Pole Holders 3- Ground Ladders, 10′ attic, 14′ Roof, 35′ 3 Section Extension 1-Motorola XTL2500 VHF High Band radio 1- FireCom Headset system

Unit has corrosion in most areas.

1997 Pierce Saber fire engine for sale 1997 Pierce Saber fire engine for sale 1997 Pierce Saber fire engine for sale

thanks Dennis

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New engine for Lake Zurich (more)

From the Pierce Flickr site:

Pierce, Lake Zurich, IL, 33699-1

New Pierce Saber pumper for the Lake Zurich FD

Pierce composite

thanks AL

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Area apparatus orders

From Fire Apparatus Magazine:

Illinois Fire Service Institute, Champaign – Pierce Enforcer pumper 1,500/500.  Delivery in September.

Geneva Fire Department – Pierce Enforcer PUC pumper 1,500/750. Delivery in September.

Lake Forest Fire Department  – Spartan Gladiator/Marion pumper 1,500/850/30. Delivery in November.

Lake Zurich Fire Department – Pierce Saber pumper 1,500/750. Delivery in September.

Mount Prospect Fire Department Pierce Dash CF PUC pumper 1,500/750-gallon tank. Delivery in September.

St. Charles Fire Department – Pierce Dash CF PUC pumper 1,500/750. Delivery in September.

Springfield Fire Department  – Two Pierce Enforcer pumpers 1,500/750. Delivery in September.

thanks Ron

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Lake Zurich Fire Department news

Excerpts from the DailyHerald.com:

Firefighters rescued six ducklings from a sewer Thursday afternoon in Lake Zurich and reunited them with their mom after a resident called to report the ducklings were trapped in a sewer at 235 S. Rand Road.

Firefighters removed one manhole cover and were able to reach five of ducklings. The sixth duckling had walked down a sewer pipe, so firefighters had to remove a second manhole cover.

The ducklings’ mother had a nest nearby.

Firefighters rescue trapped ducklings

Lake Zurich Fire Department photo

 

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Shed fire in unincorporated Palatine, 3-18-19 (more)

More photos of the Shed fire in unincorporated Palatine, 3-18-19

residents watch shed fire in back yard

Larry Shapiro photo

shed fire at 21100 Shirley Road in unincorporated Palatine

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Shed fire in unincorporated Palatine, 3-18-19

Lake Zurich firefighters were sent to 21100 Shirley Road in unincorporated Palatine this morning (3/18/19) for a barn fire. Reports were that chickens and horses were inside the small barn and most if not all appeared to have escaped. A huge header was visible for miles, but companies got water on the fire very quickly and the fire was knocked down within 15 minutes though there was considerable overhaul which kept them busy for close to an hour.

Units at the scene in addition to Lake Zurich companies were a Wauconda tower ladder, tankers from Long Grove, Barrington Countryside, and the Countryside FPD along with engines from Buffalo Grove, Wheeling, and Fox River Grove. Barrington Ambulance 1 was at the scene for rehab. 

Photos from the Lake Zurich FD Facebook page

shed fire at 21100 Shirley Road in unincorporated Palatine

Lake Zurich FD photo

shed fire at 21100 Shirley Road in unincorporated Palatine

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Lake Zurich FD engine with lines off at fire

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shed fire at 21100 Shirley Road in unincorporated Palatine

Lake Zurich FD photo

shed fire at 21100 Shirley Road in unincorporated Palatine

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New engine for Lake Zurich

From Lake Zurich meeting minutes:

  1. Authorization to Purchase a 2019 Pierce Saber Fire Engine from Global Emergency Products in the Amount Not-to-Exceed $539,214 (Trustee Shaw)

    Summary: The 2019 budget includes $572,000 to replace a 22-year old fire engine from 1997 with 135,000 miles on it. Currently, the Fire Rescue Department operates five engines from four stations serving approximately 37,000 residents over a 25-square mile geographic area. The replacement engine is proposed to be purchased from Global Emergency Products using the Houston-Galveston Area Council Purchasing Cooperative, a national joint- purchasing cooperative. The Fire District will contribute its share of the engine purchase, roughly $269,000, relieving some burden on Village finances.

    Recommended Action: A motion to authorize the purchase of one 2019 Pierce Saber fire engine from Global Emergency Products in the Amount Not-to- Exceed $539,214. 

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