Posts Tagged Winnetka Fire Department apparatus

As seen around … Winnetka

From Josh Boyajian:

Winnetka Engine 28 – 2015 Spartan Gladiator/2016 Smeal 1500/500/30/20
Winnetka Truck 28 – 2010 Smeal Sirius 2000/350/75′ RM Quint
Winnetka FD Engine 28

Winnetka Engine 28 – 2015 Spartan Gladiator/2016 Smeal 1500/500/30/20

Winnetka FD Truck 28

Winnetka Truck 28 – 2010 Smeal Sirius 2000/350/75′ RM Quint. Josh Boyajian photo

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New engine for Winnetka (more)

This from Larry Shapiro:

Winnetka put the new Engine 28 in service on Tuesday (6/7/16). Here is are a few shots with their other engines and a side by side with the 2000 Pierce Saber that is going into reserve. The 1996 Pierce Saber with the white roof is for sale.

Winnetka Fire Department

Larry Shapiro photo

Winnetka Fire Department

Larry Shapiro photo

new and old fire engines

Larry Shapiro photo

new and old fire engines

Larry Shapiro photo

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Fire department open houses tomorrow

The following fire departments that we know of are hosting open house events tomorrow, October 12.

Prospect Heights Fire Protection District open house

  • Long Grove

The Long Grove Fire Protection District will be holding its annual open house 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday Oct. 12, at the fire station, 1165 Old McHenry Road. The event is free and will be showcasing multiple demonstrations including an auto extrication, residential live-fire sprinkler demonstration, Lake County Sheriff K9 unit, and multiple fire trucks for the children to take photos on. Hot dogs, chips, refreshments and popcorn will be available.

  • Northbrook

Northbrook Fire Department Open House

The Northbrook Fire Department will host an open house on Saturday, October 12, from 9 a.m. to noon at 740 Dundee Road in Northbrook to celebrate Fire Prevention Week – October 6-12, 2013. The theme is Prevent Kitchen Fires. Did you know that two out of every five home fires start int he kitchen? Educate your family about fire safety in the kitchen. Go to FPW.ORG and GET COOKIN’ WITH FIRE SAFETY!

Fire & Police Annual Community Open House

Fire Prevention Week marks the anniversary of the Chicago Fire.  The Fire & Police Departments invite all youngsters to bring their parents to the Public Safety Building Open House at 428 Green Bay Road, on Saturday, October 12 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
This has been an annual family event for many years and is a fun time for all.  The ice cream and popcorn carts will be on hand for snacks.  Please mark your calendar for this exciting experience – we hope to see you there! If you have question, please call 847-501-6029.

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New buggy in Winnetka

Winnetka Battalion 28 is running in a 2011 Ford Expedition with the new black and gold striping. This replaces a 2001 Chevy van.


Winnetka Fire Department Battalion 28

The new unit running as Battalion 28 in Winnetka. Larry Shapiro photo

Winnetka Fire Department Battalion 28

Winnetka replaced this Chevy van with a Ford Expedition. Karl Klotz photo

Winnetka Fire Department apparatus fire trucks

The frontline apparatus in Winnetka all sports the new graphics and colors. Larry Shapiro photo

All of this apparatus is in a gallery HERE.

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