Illinois Fire Departments

Photos by Dave Arnold

  • Kyle M. (Private)
    10 years 5 months ago
    Chicago, IL, FD, restored Mack
    Quick Question... Who is the maker of the roof light? I have seen these before and have always wondered.

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    The roof light is a Mars DX40. CFD used them for many years up through the late 60s.

    Greg
    copcar dot com
  • JIM T (Private)
    10 years 8 months ago
    DSC08359
    Please explain',if you can, the dsc08359?
    -----------------------------------------------------------
    It's just the original photo file name from the digital camera and the photo wasn't retitled when it was uploaded to the Internet.
  • al sowa (Private)
    10 years 10 months ago
    Chicago, IL, FD, restored Mack
    WHAT A BEAUTY,I remember these when I was young
    always liked that massive front bumper,the C.F.D.
    front bell tower with the 888 above it. very great
    restoration.
  • (Anonymously) (Private)
    10 years 11 months ago
    Chicago, IL,  FD, ex-ambulance at CPD Distirct HQ
    This is a "AIR BAG" truck, used by the squad companies, each one had one of these rigs.
  • Mike F United States (Private)
    11 years 2 months ago
    Des Plaines, IL, Emergency Services
    Another shot of the old Des Plaines EMA Light Truck 5
  • Mike F United States (Private)
    11 years 2 months ago
    Des Plaines, IL, Emergency Services
    Actually, this is Des Plaines EMA
  • (Anonymously) (Private)
    12 years 1 month ago
    Chicago, IL,  FD, ex-ambulance at CPD Distirct HQ
    Charles is right. Another website had a picture of a vehicle like this one and said it was for shops/maintenance.
  • Charles (Private)
    13 years 2 months ago
    Chicago, IL,  FD, ex-ambulance at CPD Distirct HQ
    well this was after it was a ambo in this red over black would have been used by the shops or some other maintance, records, etc... use
  • Elliott Bloomberg (Private)
    13 years 10 months ago
    Mount Prospect, IL
    i have volenteered for Mt Prospect ESDA for 10 yrs
    I was was able to help out a community and i had the opprotunity to help a great organization even taking and operating this vehicle Thank you to MT prospect for the 10 years
  • 14 years 5 months ago
    Hoffman Estates, IL, FD
    dear dave arnold i they had more old fire truck picture of hoffman estates fire department schaumburg elk grove hanoverpark roselle streamwood thank you mike
    *******************************************

    Huh?