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Rosemont reserve tower ladder for sale

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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

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Current Bid$1,000.00

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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.

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1995 E-ONE Hurricane 95' tower ladder for sale

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Working fire in Chicago, 7-24-17

This from Steve Redick:

9737 Farragut. This is I believe technically Chicago, but Rosemont arrived initially. Seemed to be an auto fire inside a repair business. Chicago units were initially returned but then responded back to the scene.
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firefighters on roof with smoke

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Rosemont FD Engine 156

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firefighters at commercial building fire

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firefighters at commercial building fire

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firefighters at commercial building fire

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firefighters at commercial building fire

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firefighters at commercial building fire

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firefighters at commercial building fire

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Rosemont FD Engine 156

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Des Plaines FD Truck 61

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Chicago FD Squad 7A

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Chicago FD Engine 86

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Chicago FD Squad 7

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Chicago FD Truck 9

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Rosemont FD Squad 159

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New ambulance for Rosemont

From the Foster Coach Sales Facebook page:

Brand new custom Horton Conversion on a Ford F550 chassis

Rosemont Public Safety ambulance

New ambulance for Rosemont Public Safety. Foster Coach Sales photo

new ambulance delivery

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Rosemont Public Safety ambulance

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Rosemont Public Safety ambulance

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chevron striping on rear of ambulance

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new ambulance interior

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Rosemont Public Safety ambulance

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Rosemont Fire Department history

Rosemont Snorkels

Ford Pierce 65' Pitman Snorkel

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Ford Pierce 65' Pitman Snorkel

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Ford Pierce 65' Pitman Snorkel at work

Des Plaines Theater fire. Larry Shapiro photo

Spartan E-ONE 85' Snorkel

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New ambulance for Rosemont

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Brand new Horton conversion on a Ford F450 chassis

 

Rosemont Public Safety Department  ambulance

New Ford/Horton Type I ambulance for Rosemont. Foster Coach Sales photo

Rosemont Public Safety Department  ambulance

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rear chevron striping for ambulance

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ambulance interior

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ambulance interior

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Radio traffic from overturned tanker near Rosemont, 5/31/15

This from Steve Redick:

This occurred after midnight on the morning of May 31, on EB 190 at the 294 interchange. A tanker truck overturned and was really rolling, sounds like due to construction.  No one could get near it. I think they tried to hit it from a school in the gated area of Rosemont at 6101 Ruby. I listened to this but did not really get the impression this was a big deal. Even if I went I don’t imagine I could have gotten anywhere near this. Anyway here is the radio traffic.

Steve

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Rosemont car fire

This from Dan McInerney:

I took this in on the way home from work the other day. It was on the ramp that connects the westbound Kennedy to the northbound Tri-State tollway, just south of the toll plaza. Its always nice to see Rosemont’s rigs on the move with their Roto-Rays operating.

 

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Pierce Quantum fire trucks

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firemen extinguish car fire

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firemen extinguish car fire

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firemen extinguish car fire

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firemen extinguish car fire

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Rosemont Public Safety Department

The Daily Herald has an article about changes in the Rosemont Public Safety Department.

Rosemont’s public safety department is being restructured following the recent retirement of its longtime top cop.

Former Superintendent of Public Safety Donald E. Stephens II, who stepped down in February, oversaw a department that is responsible for providing both police and fire services throughout town. While there’s only some 4,200 residents in Rosemont, the village is home to a bustling entertainment district, convention center, theater and arena.

Now his son, Donald E. Stephens III, takes over as head of the department, though he will retain his old title — chief of public safety.

Under the reorganization approved by the village board Wednesday, three deputy chiefs will report to Stephens III. Deputy Chief John Aichinger heads the Bureau of Administration; Deputy Chief Kevin Kukulka heads the Bureau of Patrol; and Deputy Chief William Schuster heads the Bureau of Fire Suppression.

The organizational structure follows with commanders, lieutenants, sergeants, public safety officers, civilian staff such as dispatchers, and auxiliary officers.

The department includes 80 full-time sworn officers and another 120 security specialists, often retired Rosemont officers who provide security at the Allstate Arena and Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.

Stephens III said sworn personnel are cross-trained in police, fire and emergency medical services, though officers receive their assignments to either police or fire/EMS.

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Working fire in Chicago, 4-17-14

This from Steve Redick:

I was able to attend an unusual incident last night. There is a small area that belongs to Chicago, that lies along Foster ave west of River rd, adjacent to O’Hare Field. This is much closer to Rosemont and Schiller Park, yet it belongs to CFD. It isn’t really a good run for either the airport companies nor engine 11. Sort of a no-man’s land. Rosemont responded to smoke in the area, as well as Schiller Park , Desplaines, and Park Ridge. CFD was notified as well. Arriving units found a well-involved tour/party type bus inside an industrial building. Park Ridge, due on auto-aide, used a deck gun to hit the bulk of the fire. Chicago companies arrived and worked in concert with all the suburban units. Another interesting aspect to this was that MVU (924) was used. This rig lives at O’Hare Field and most of us fire fan types have never actually had a chance to see the unit in operation. I also took a photo or two of the various municipality street signs at each end of the block. They used suburban style hydrants, but I think I heard the sprinkler connections on the fire building were Chicago threads. All in all a “once in a billion years” kinda deal.

Steve

firemen at night fire scene

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fire engine at night fire scene

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firemen at night fire scene

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fire engine at night fire scene

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mobile ventilation unit at fire scene

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mobile ventilation unit at fire scene

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mobile ventilation unit at fire scene

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Rosemont street signs

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fire engine at night fire scene

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fire engine at night fire scene

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Chicago street signs

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fire engine at night fire scene

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fire truck at night fire scene

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Rosemont Public Safety updates

This from Kevin Griffin:

Rosemont FD has repainted their station 1 and switched units around. At Station 1 is Tower 158, Engines 156 and 154, Ambulance 168, Battalion 13, plus the swat unit. At Station 2 is Engine 155 and 3 other ambulances but i don’t know which one they got rid off. Truck 157 and the squad i am pretty sure are gone as well

 

Rosemont Fire Station 1

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