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Fatal fire in Peotone, 8-14-21

Excerpts from the daily-journal.com:

At approximately 12:22 a.m., on Saturday, August 14, the Peotone Fire Protection District. responded to a reported structure fire in a multi-family apartment building at 501 S. Schroeder Ave.

The first units arrived within five minutes of the initial dispatch and crews reported smoke showing from the second floor. Additional personnel and equipment were called.

Firefighters reported entering the second floor and found heavy smoke conditions. As crews searched, they found a victim deceased in the bedroom. The identity of the individual has not yet been released. A search of the remaining units confirmed no other people were inside.

Crews extinguished the fire and got the situation under control within 30 minutes.

Fire damage was contained to the apartment, but smoke and water damage extended throughout the other apartments. The Red Cross is assisting with the displaced residents.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Responding to the scene were crews from Manhattan, Monee, Beecher, Manteno, Frankfort, University Park, New Lenox, Mokena, Crete Township, Steger Estates, Wilmington, Bourbonnais, Crete, Country Club Hills, Grant Park, Richton Park, and Orland fire departments.

MABAS Division 19 Investigators, MABAS 27 Investigators, the Arson Investigators Task Force, and the Office of the State Fire Marshal Arson Investigator responded to conduct the fire investigation.

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New engine for Peotone FPD (more)

From Bill Schreiber:

flag grille on Rosenbauer fire engine

Rosenbauer photo

flag grille on Rosenbauer fire engine

Rosenbauer photo

galvaneel frame rails on new fire engine

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New engine for Peotone FPD (more)

From Bill Schreiber:

Peotone FPD Rosenbauer rescue pumper chassis update

Rosenbauer Command chassis on the assembly line

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New engine for Peotone FPD (more)

From Bill Schreiber:

Peotone FPD rescue pumper chassis update

new Rosenbauer Commander cab being completed

Rosenbauer photo

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New engine for Peotone FPD (more)

From Bill Schreiber:

Peotone FPD rescue pumper chassis update

Rosenbauer Commander cab being built

Rosenbauer photo

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New engine for Peotone FPD (more)

From Bill Schreiber:

Peotone FPD rescue pumper chassis update

Rosenbauer Commander cab being built

Rosenbauer photo

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New engine for Peotone FPD (more)

From Bill Schreiber:

Rosenbauer Commander cab being built

Rosenbauer photo

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New engine for Peotone FPD

From Bill Schreiber:

Thank You To the Peotone Fire Protection District For the add on Manhattan Rosenbauer Commander EXT rescue pumper order. Rosenbauer and Sentinel very much appreciates your business. Hale QMAX 1500-pump, 750 tank, Rosenbauer Lo Pro 2.0 ladder rack, Command Light.

drawing of Rosenbauer Commander rescue pumper for the Peotone FPD in Illinois

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New ambulance for Peotone FPD

From the Interstate Emergency Vehicles facebook page:

Final Inspection Day !

Many thanks to the Peotone Fire Protection District for the contract for their new 2019 Ford F-550 V10 gas engine chassis, Medwerks re-mount of the customer’s body, complete paint job to match the fire district’s fleet, LED lighting upgrade, interior upgrade and Liquid Spring conversion.

The work was performed by Dean Martin & crew at Crossroads Ambulance Sales & Service, LLC.

Interstate is proud to be the Illinois representative. You can see the quality work first hand at the Illinois Fire Protection District show in Peoria, IL starting this Friday and Saturday in the Peoria Convention Center.

remount of Type 1 ambulance body

Crossroads Ambulance photo

chevron striping on rear of ambulance

Crossroads Ambulance photo

remount of Type 1 ambulance body

Crossroads Ambulance photo

remount of Type 1 ambulance body

Crossroads Ambulance photo

remount of Type 1 ambulance body

Crossroads Ambulance photo

chevron striping on rear of ambulance

Crossroads Ambulance photo

thanks Dennis

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Peotone ambulance chassis for sale

Found on Ebay.com:

2009 Ford F450 two wheel drive. Vehicle was an ambulance with the box removed. No emergency lights. Minor dings, some holes where emergency lights were mounted. Door stickers need to be removed. Interior has some minor blemishes. Air conditioning does not work due to box being removed and the lines not plugged. Air ride rear, spring front. New front passenger tire, others fair. Regular maintenance while in service as an ambulance. Pickup only, buyer Is responsible for shipping or pickup.

2009 Ford F450 chassis for sale

Peotone FPD photo

2009 Ford F450 chassis for sale

Peotone FPD photo

thanks Dennis

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