The District took delivery of a new engine #8 in 1968 . It was a 1968 John Bean Ford Cab-Over that carried 1000 gallons of water and had a 1000 gallon per minute fire pump along with a 30 gpm John Bean High Pressure pump. This engine was sold in 1983 to Somonauk Fire Department in Illinios.

In 1967 the District took delivery of a new carry-all with the designation of #7.  This Unit was a Ford Econoline Van.

On December 6, 1963 a fire at Ordmans Park and Shop occurred with an estimated fire loss of $185,000.  This was the same site of the Shopping Bag fire in 1953.


The Department took delivery of a new engine in February of 1964. It was a 1964 John Bean Ford Cab-Over that carried 750 gallons of water and had a 750 gallon per minute fire pump along with a 30 gpm John Bean High Pressure pump. This unit was sold in 1983 to Alexander Fire Department in Illinios.

1960                       1969

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