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New ambulances for Chicago (more) posted an article in February about U.S. Ambulance Corporation in Florida:

On February 13, (FL) Governor Rick Scott visited U.S. Ambulance Corporation in Winter Park to meet employees and celebrate the expansion of the facility.  In addition to the 473 employees already in place, the expansion will add 126 new jobs and infuse $2 million in capital to the Central Florida region.

The expansion of the Winter Park facility will solidify U.S. Ambulance Corporation as the largest single site manufacturer of ambulances and rescue vehicles in the world. Allied Specialty Vehicles (ASV), the parent company of U.S. Ambulance, began expanding the Winter Park facility in 2011, and U.S. Ambulance has since acquired several key brands including Road Rescue of South Carolina, and McCoy Miller and Marque of Indiana.   ASV is also the parent company of E-One, a fire truck manufacturer located in Ocala.   When the growth is complete, ASV will employ almost 1,300 team members statewide and report a payroll in excess of $55 million.

U.S. Ambulance now manufactures under the names Wheeled Coach, McCoy Miller, Marque, and Road Rescue.  The expansion will allow U.S. Ambulance to extend their product offerings throughout the U.S. as well as the Caribbean, South America, Middle East and Asia.

thanks Drew

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Lemont FPD is added to the site


Lemont Fire Protection District Headquarters fire station

Lemont Fire Protection District Headquarters Station 1. Larry Shapiro photo

The Lemont Fire Protection District in MABAS Division 10 has been added to the site. Karl Klotz and Larry Shapiro recently photographed the entire fleet and the four fire stations. Lemont runs two Crimson engines, one Ferrara rescue engine, and a Pierce quint. Each of the four stations has a Type I style ambulance featuring two Fords, a Navistar, and a Freightliner chassis with boxes by Medtec and McCoy Miller.

Lemont Fire Protection District Truck 949

Lemont Fire Protection District Station 4

Lemont Fire Protection District Station 4. Larry Shapiro photo

Station 1, which is their headquarters, also has an air trailer and the MABAS Division 10 Water Rescue and Recovery trailer.

MABAS Division Water Rescue Unit

MABAS Division Water Rescue Unit. Larry Shapiro photo

Lemont Fire Protection District American LaFrance Century Engine

Lemont ran this 1982 American LaFrance Century Series engine with 500 gallons of water and a 1,500-GPM pump. Larry Shapiro photo

Lemont Fire Protection District American LaFrance Century Water Chief Quint

Lemont also had this 1983 American LaFrance Century Series 75′ Water Chief Quint (1500/500). Larry Shapiro photo

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Lake Zurich Fire Department photo history

Lake Zurich Fire Department antique tanker

An historic photo gallery with 24 images from Bill Friedrich and Larry Shapiro has been added to the Station 1 page for the Lake Zurich Fire Department. The gallery dates back to 1961 and traces the apparatus history through the current Pierce fleet. Several years ago, EMS for Lake Zurich and the surrounding unincorporated areas was provided by the Lake Zurich Rescue Squad, a separate company from the fire department. In recent years, the fire department took over the rescue squad and now provides fire and EMS services to the Village of Lake Zurich and areas covered by the Lake Zurich Rural Fire Protection District.

Lake Zurich Fire Department Mack CF engine

Older apparatus included units built by Mack, Darley, E-ONE, McCoy Miller, Frontline, and Howe.

Bill Friedrich also supplied a new image of Truck 3230 which was inserted onto the Lake Zurich Fire Department page for Station 1.

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