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Crestwood Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT- Crestwood Engine 2, later 2313, a 1966 Seagrave 1000/600.
Mike Summa
Crestwood FD Engine 2 - 1966 Seagrave fire engine

Mike Summa photo

And from our files:

1966 Seagrave fire engine

CRESTWOOD FD E2313 1966 SEAGRAVE 1000-500. Karl Klotz photo

1966 Seagrave fire engine

Bill Friedrich photo

1966 Seagrave fire engine

Larry Shapiro photo

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Rosenbauer/Sentinel ES Power Tour 2021 in Lemont

Some images from the Rosenbauer Power Drive tour stop at the Lemont FPD on Wednesday, 10-13-21

Rosenbauer/Sentinel ES Power Tour 2021

Northwest Homer FPD Tanker 1717

Larry Shapiro photo

New Rosenbauer Commander fire engine delivered to the Lemont FPD in I

Larry Shapiro photo

Rosenbauer America Commander fire engines on display in Lemont, IL

Larry Shapiro photo

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Oak Lawn Fire Department history (more)

For #TBT from Larry Shapiro:

After reading Matt’s response to the Oak Lawn Fire Department history post, I wanted to add a few images of the trucks he mentioned

mack CF fire engine in Oak Lawn IL

Larry Shapiro photo

Vintage Oshkosh - American fire engine in Oak Lawn, IL

Larry Shapiro photo

Mack CF fire engine in Oak Lawn IL

Larry Shapiro photo

Seagrave Anniversaries mid-mount ladder truck

Larry Shapiro photo

Vintage Oshkosh - American - LTI tower ladder in Oak Lawn, IL

Larry Shapiro photo

Pierce Lance heavy rescue squad

Larry Shapiro photo

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New Lenox FPD history

From Larry Shapiro:

As a follow up to the As seen around … Clarksburg, PA post, here’s a shot of the original unit when it was in service with the New Lenox FPD

New Lenox FPD history

Larry Shapiro photo

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Motel fire in Wheeling, 8-22-21

Wheeling firefighters were assisted by several departments after fire broke out at the Olde Court Inn Motel at 374 N. Milwaukee Avenue Sunday night 8-22-21. Arriving companies reported smoke from several rooms on arrival.

motel fire at night

Larry Shapiro photo

A partial list of departments at the scene in eluded Prospect Heights, Buffalo Grove, Lincolnshire-Riverwoods, Niles, North Maine, Deerfield-Bannockburn, and Northbrook.

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New ambulance for Buffalo Grove

One of the area rigs seen at the FDIC 2021 in Indianapolis this week was this Freightliner M2 / Horton Type 1 ambulance for Buffalo Grove

FDIC 2021

Larry Shapiro photo

FDIC 2021

Larry Shapiro photo

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Bedford Park FD Snorkel for sale

From Dieterich Herndobler:

I found this for sale on Brindlee Mountain, Bedford Park Snorkel 705

1997 Pierce Arrow 75′ Snorkel

Truck Type Used Aerials, Ladder Trucks and Quints;Towers and Platforms
Manufacturer Pierce
Year Built 1997
Mileage 53,864
Location USA – Midwest
Stock # 14692
Price $110,000  
  • Stock#: 14692
  • 1997
  • Pierce
  • Pierce Arrow chassis
  • Mileage: 53,864
  • Engine Hours: 7,135
  • Detroit 6V92TA 450 HP diesel engine
  • Engine Brake
  • Allison HD4060P automatic transmission
  • Waterous CMU 1500 GPM Side-Mount Pump
  • Snorkel : 75′ Aerial Device
  • Aerial Hours: 1,219.7
  • Date of Last Aerial Certification: 11/29/16
  • Ground Ladders: 35′, 24′, 16′, 10′
1997 Pierce Arrow 75' Snorkel for sale

Bedford Park FD photo

1997 Pierce Arrow 75' Snorkel for sale

Bedford Park FD photo

1997 Pierce Arrow 1500/0 75' Snorkel

Larry Shapiro photo

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Box Alarm fire in Park Ridge, 5-25-21

Firefighters in Park Ridge responded to a car fire in a car port side a house at 2023 Milton Avenue in the late afternoon on Tuesday, 5/25/21. They had heavy fire upon arrival that was extending to the house. Heavy wind conditions threatened to spread flames to the adjacent houses and the Working Fire was upgraded to a MABAS Box Alarm.

Companies at the scene included all on-duty Park Ridge units plus trucks from Niles and Des Plaines. Engines at the scene included Schiller Park Engine 5 and Wheeling Engine 42 plus Northfield Squad 29, Des Plaines Squad 63, and Morton Grove Squad 4. Ambulances included North Maine Ambulance 1, Niles Ambulance 2, and Des Plaines Ambulance 62. Chief officers included North Maine Battalion 1, Des Plaines Battalion 61, Morton Grove Battalion 4, Schiller Park Battalion 5, and Niles Battalion 2. 

From Steve Redick:


 

house fire in Park Ridge IL

Larry Shapiro photo

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New fire station for Wheeling (more)

Updated photo of the new fire station for Wheeling

Wheeling Fire Station 23 under construction

Larry Shapiro photo

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New engine for Evergreen Park (more)

This from Larry Shapiro:

Had an opportunity to photograph Evergreen Park Engine 61

2021 E-ONE Typhoon fire engine

Larry Shapiro photo

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