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Midlothian Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-Found this photo on Facebook from a family member of a retired Midlothian firefighter.  Looks to be from the late 50’s.
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Midlothian Fire Department history
 
 
 

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Garden Homes Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-Garden Homes Engine 2503, then 2513, a 1973 Ford/Darley 750/750.
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1973 Ford/Darley fire engine

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1973 Ford/Darley fire engine

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Brookfield Fire Department history

From Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-Brookfield Engine 3, a 1956 Seagrave 1000/300
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Brookfield Fire Department history

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Palos Fire Protection District history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT- Palos FPD Engine 6323, a 1985 Pierce Dash 1250/750.
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Palos FPD history

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And from our archives:

Palos FPD history

Bill Friedrich photo

Palos FPD history

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Oak Brook Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT- Oak Brook Fire Dept. #916.  Photo taken at a fire muster in Downers Grove in the early 1990’s.  And that is all I know.  If anyone can fill in the blanks, please do so.
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Oak Brook FD Engine 916, a custom Peter Pirsch pumper with a 50' Boardman Readi-Tower aerial

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And from our archives

Oak Brook FD Engine 912, a custom Peter Pirsch pumper with a 50' Boardman Readi-Tower aerial #larryshapiro

Custom Pirsch engine with 50′ Boardman Readi-Tower aerial. Larry Shapiro photo

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Rosemont Fire Department / Public Safety Department history

This from Larry Shapiro fort #TBT:

Since the site has been highlighting Rosemont apparatus being sold and replaced, here’s a bit of Rosemont FWD history for #TBT

vintage FWD fire engine in Rosemont IL

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Munster Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT- Munster, Indiana Engine 3, a 1987 Mack/Boyer 1500/750.
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1987 Mack MC/Boyer fire engine

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Harvey Fire Department history

From Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-Harvey Fire Dept.’s Engine 1, a 1990 Pierce Lance 1250/500/50′ Tele-Squrt.
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1990 Pierce Lance Tele-Squrt

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Posen Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-Posen Squad 2823, a 1991 Pierce Lance rescue pumper with a Waterous 1500-GPM pump and a 500-gallon tank.
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1991 Pierce Lance rescue pumper

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And from the Chicagoareafire.com files:

1991 Pierce Lance super command cab pumper

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Alsip Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-Alsip E2053, a 1986 Spartan/Grumman 1500/500/50′ Tele-Squrt
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1986 Spartan Gladiator - Grumman 50' Tele-Squrt

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Alsip FD Engine 2053

Another shot taken in 2007. Dennis McGuire, Jr. photo

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