Posts Tagged Waukegan Fire Department

New ambulance for Waukegan FD

From the Foster Coach Sales website

New Horton Type 1 ambulance for the Waukegan Fire Department

Foster Coach Sales photos

thanks Martin 

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Waukegan Fire Department news

Excerpts from nbcchicago.com:

A man was airlifted to a hospital with severe traumatic facial injuries late Saturday night following an accident involving a firework in Waukegan.

The incident was reported at approximately 10 p.m. at a residence in the 400 block of North County Street. The victim, a man in his 20s, sustained injuries from a mortar-type firework and was initially transported to Vista East Medical Center in Waukegan. He was later air lifted to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge.

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Working fire in Waukegan, 4-14-21

Excerpts from Chicago.cbslocal.com:

Two dogs were killed and seven people left homeless after flames destroyed a two unit house in the 500 block of McAlister Avenue in Waukegan overnight Wednesday.

Firefighters arrived to find fast-spreading flames that took hours to put out. Two firefighters received minor injuries.

The people who were living in the home are being assisted by the Red Cross.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

house fire in Waukegan

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Waukegan Fire Department apparatus

This from Larry Shapiro:

Waukegan firefighters were extremely outgoing and provided the opportunity to update photos of several Waukegan FD units after the dedication of the new Rosenbauer Panther 6×6 ARFF.

#larryshapiro 2020 Seagrave Marauder 95' Aerialscope

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New ARFF for Waukegan (more)

The Waukegan Fire Department held a dedication and push-in ceremony today at the Waukegan National Airport for the new Rosenbauer Panther 6×6 ARFF, Engine 65.

 

2020 Rosenbauer Panther 6x6 ARFF

Larry Shapiro photo

2020 Rosenbauer Panther 6x6 ARFF

Larry Shapiro photo

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New ARFF for Waukegan (more)

From the Rosenbauer ARFF Fan Page:

Keep your eyes open for the newest Panther delivery, especially if you are traveling between Wyoming, MN and Waukegan, Ill.

Rosenbauer Panther ARFF on low-boy trailer

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House fire in Waukegan, 2-19-21

Waukegan firefighters responded to 545 W Water Street for a house fire Friday evening and had heavy fire on arrival. The alarm was upgraded to a MABAS Box Alarm for additional resources.

Waukegan house gutted by fire

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Fatal fire in Waukegan, 1-18-21

Excerpts from Chicago.cbslocal.com:

The Waukegan Fire Department was called at 5:15 p.m. on Monday for a fire at 542 Washington St. in Waukegan, near the downtown area.

Firefighters found an apartment on fire on the 10th floor of a 12-story building. At the scene, they found the body of an elderly man, who was pronounced dead on the scene. The fire was contained to one unit and no one else was displaced.

The fire department is investigating with the help of the Waukegan Police Department, the Illinois State Fire Marshal’s office, and the Lake County Coroner’s office.

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2-Alarm fire in Waukegan, 12-25-20 (more)

Photos by Jeff Rudolph of the 2-Alarm fire in Waukegan, 12-25-20

Seagrave Marauder Aerialscope at work covered with ice

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2-Alarm fire in Waukegan, 12-25-20 (more)

Photos by Eric Haak of the 2-Alarm fire in Waukegan, 12-25-20

Seagrave Marauder Aerialscope at work covered with ice

Eric Haak photo

Deerfield Firefighter encrusted with ice at winter fire

Eric Haak photo

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