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Where are they now … NIPSTA

Jeff Rudolph submitted images of two units that are part of the training fleet at the Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy (NIPSTA)

NIPSTA Engine 2 Deerfield Bannockburn Fire Protection District

NIPSTA Engine 2 is a 1991 Pierce Arrow 1250/750 that is X-Deerfield-Bannockburn FPD Engine 20. Jeff Rudolph photo

Deerfield Bannockburn Fire Protection District Engine 20

When the engine was last on the roster for the Deerfield Bannockburn Fire Protection District, it was running as Engine 20R. Larry Shapiro photo

Deerfield Bannockburn Fire Protection District

Prior to renumbering the stations in Deerfield for Division 3, the 1991 Pierce Arrow was delivered as Engine 711 with 750 gallons of water and a 1,250-GPM pump. Larry Shapiro photo

NIPSTA Truck 1 X-Hillside Fire Department Grumman AerialCat tower ladder

NIPSTA Truck 1 is this 1985 Duplex D350/Grumman AerialCat 102′ rear mount tower ladder with 200 gallons of water and a 1,500-GPM pump. Jeff Rudolph photo

Hillside Fire Department Truck 403 Grumman Aerialcat

Hillside Truck 403, a 1985 Duplex/Grumman AerialCat 102′ tower ladder is now at NIPSTA. Bill Friedrich photo

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Tri-State FPD added to the site

The Tri-State Fire Protection District in MABAS Division 10 has been added to the site. Tri-State operates four stations with two medic units, four engines, a tower ladder and a battalion chief. Their frontline medic units are by Horton and the suppression apparatus is a mix of Crimson, Pierce, and Smeal. The district encompasses areas of Darien, Burr-Ridge, Willowbrook, and unincorporated DuPage County.

Tri-State Fire Protection District Station 3

Tri-State Fire Protection District Station 3 is at 10S110 Madison Street in Burr Ridge. Larry Shapiro photo

Tri-State has their own dispatchers that work from Station 2.

Tri-State Fire Protection District Squad 526 Crimson

Tri-State runs this small Crimson squad with a rear pump out of Station 2. Karl Klotz photo

Tri-State Fire Protection District Smeal Tower Ladder 539

Tri-State Fire Protection District Engine 511

Tri-State Fire Protection District Pierce Arrow engine

This delivery photo of Tri-State Engine 583 (now a reserve engine after having gone through an RPI rehab some years ago) is soon to be disposed of. Larry Shapiro photo

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