Posts Tagged Larry Shapiro

Working fire in Mount Prospect, 4-7-21

Mount Prospect went to the Code 4 for a working fire at 1817 Tano Lane on Wednesday, 4/7/21.

Pierce Dash CF PUC fire engine at fire scene

Larry Shapiro 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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New fire station for Wheeling (more)

Updated photo of the new fire station for Wheeling

Wheeling FD Fire Station 23 under construction

Larry Shapiro photo

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Oak Brook Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT- Oak Brook Fire Dept. #916.  Photo taken at a fire muster in Downers Grove in the early 1990’s.  And that is all I know.  If anyone can fill in the blanks, please do so.
Mike Summa
Oak Brook FD Engine 916, a custom Peter Pirsch pumper with a 50' Boardman Readi-Tower aerial

Mike Summa photo

And from our archives

Oak Brook FD Engine 912, a custom Peter Pirsch pumper with a 50' Boardman Readi-Tower aerial #larryshapiro

Custom Pirsch engine with 50′ Boardman Readi-Tower aerial. Larry Shapiro photo

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Where are they now … Buffalo Grove

From Dennis Maag:

St. Marys, KS – Ladder 37
1991 Emergency One Hush #8893 1000-GPM (American)/500/75′
6V92/Allison Automatic
Ex-Buffalo Grove, IL
5-15-13
former Buffalo Grove FD quint

Dennis Maag photo

And from our archives:

1991 E-ONE Hush 75' quint

Larry Shapiro photo

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Waukegan Fire Department apparatus

This from Larry Shapiro:

Waukegan firefighters were extremely outgoing and provided the opportunity to update photos of several Waukegan FD units after the dedication of the new Rosenbauer Panther 6×6 ARFF.

#larryshapiro 2020 Seagrave Marauder 95' Aerialscope

Larry Shapiro photo

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New ARFF for Waukegan (more)

The Waukegan Fire Department held a dedication and push-in ceremony today at the Waukegan National Airport for the new Rosenbauer Panther 6×6 ARFF, Engine 65.

 

2020 Rosenbauer Panther 6x6 ARFF

Larry Shapiro photo

2020 Rosenbauer Panther 6x6 ARFF

Larry Shapiro photo

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Rosemont Fire Department / Public Safety Department history

This from Larry Shapiro fort #TBT:

Since the site has been highlighting Rosemont apparatus being sold and replaced, here’s a bit of Rosemont FWD history for #TBT

vintage FWD fire engine in Rosemont IL

Larry Shapiro photo

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Rosemont reserve tower ladder for sale

Found at govdeals.com:

1995 E-ONE Hurricane 95' tower ladder for sale

1995 E-ONE Hurricane 95' tower ladder for sale

 

1995 E-One Hurricane 95ft Platform Aerial

Auction Ends 3/31/21 11:00 AM ET

Remaining20 Days 21 Hrs

This item is subject to an auto extension of the auction end time.

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Taken out of service in 2016 due to a seized engine. Detroit 8V-92TA engine was rebuilt in October 2019. Hale QSMG150 pump rebuilt in January 2020. Aerial and pump both passed inspection in July 2020. Paperwork will be provided. Please see spec sheets in photos to see more. Some gauges and lights may not work. Air system has small leaks. A/C and heat does not work. Check engine lights is illuminated. Code is 53. This could indicate an issue with the ECM. No other equipment such as ground ladders, hoses, tools, ect. included in this auction. Some service manuals and filters have been left in the cab. Body has scratches, dents and corrosion in some spots. Rub rail and body panel damaged on passenger side as seen in photo. There is a hydraulic leak on the left side of the turn table. It may just be a fitting that needs to be tightened but fluid can be seen on the edge of the turn table in the photos.

If you would like to inspect the vehicle, please call in advance.

From our archives:

1995 E-ONE Hurricane 95' tower ladder for sale

Larry Shapiro photo

thanks Martin

 

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New used engine for the Roberts Park FPD (more)

Roberts Park purchased this used 2009 Seagrave engine which previously served Mansfield, MA. It will replace Engine 303 (Ex Engine 31) a 1993 Pierce Dash that formerly served Justice FD as Engine 551 prior to the takeover.
 
2009 Seagrave Marauder II
1993 Pierce Dash fire engine
 
1993 Pierce Dash fire engine
 
and, from our archives, a photo of Justice Engine 551 when it was brand new.
1993 Pierce Dash fire engine after delivery #larryshapiro

Larry Shapiro photo

 
thanks Keith

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