Posts Tagged Long Grove Brush 55

Long Grove 2nd Alarm brush fire 7-4-12 caused by fireworks (update)

Along with the photos of Wednesday’s brush fire in Long Grove is this video by Larry Shapiro.

A large photo gallery can be found HERE.

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Brush fire videos

Two videos have been made available from last week’s brush fires in the northwest suburbs as mentioned HERE and HERE and HERE.

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Long Grove Brush 55

Karl Klotz recently photographed the new Alexis Brush rig in Long Grove. Brush 55 is a 2011 Ford F-550/Alexis with a 500-GPM pump, 500 gallons of water and a 30-gallon foam tank. Previous posts for this unit are HERE and HERE.

Long Grove Fire Department Brush Unit 55

Brush 55 has a Compressed Air Foam System on board. Karl Klotz photo

Long Grove Fire Department Brush 55

The new Alexis replaces this unit which was sold to a private contractor. Larry Shapiro photo

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