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Waukegan Fire Department news

Excerpts from abc7chicago.com:

Waukegan firefighters fought flames at an apartment complex at 520 North Genesee Street in Waukegan in the early morning hours of 1/31/23.

They encountered two frozen hydrants. Three people were taken to the hospital. Their conditions are not known.

Officials said the four-story building has approximately 50 units, with about four of the units damaged.

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5-Alarm fire in Waukegan, 2-2-22

Excerpts from Fox32Chicago.com:

More than 100 firefighters worked overnight Wednesday to extinguish a fire at Bay Marine, a boat storage facility in Waukegan. About 8 p.m., firefighters responded to an automatic alarm that and found flames inside a boat storage facility, 3 E. Madison St.

The fire was upgraded a fourth alarm due the freezing temperatures and difficulties navigating through the facility, which stored about 70 large boats.

The fire was extinguished by 2:30 a.m. No injuries were reported and the cause wasn’t immediately known.

This from Larry Shapiro:

Waukegan deployed Engine 65,  a 2021 Rosenbauer Panther 6×6 ARFF from the Waukegan Airport to apply foam into the building.

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New ambulance for Waukegan

From the Foster Coach Sales website:

new Horton ambulance for the Waukegan Fire Department

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new Horton ambulance for the Waukegan Fire Department

Foster Coach Sales photos

thanks Martin

One month ago we posted this new ambulance for Waukegan

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New ambulance for Waukegan FD

From the Foster Coach Sales website

New Horton Type 1 ambulance for the Waukegan Fire Department

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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

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2020 Rosenbauer Panther 6x6 ARFF

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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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