The weekend before Thanksgiving was a very busy one around the Antioch Fire House. Fire and EMS Personnel Participated in a variety of events.
Crews participated in a hands on respiratory lab. Crew were able to experience the respiratory tract including lungs, larynx, and heart of a pig allowing them to see the results and effects of their treatment.
Crews participated in the Vehicle Machinery Operators ... (Full Story & Photos)
The Antioch Fire Department placed its second new ambulance into service on 9/22/16; and shortly after the crew was dispatched on an EMS assignment. This rig represents the Departments commitment to completing the task of upgrading our fleet and providing mission ready equipment. The new ambulance replaces the first used ambulance we purchased which is over 15 years old and now has over 110K miles ... (Full Story & Photos)
We have received a few more photos from apparatus manufacturing plant out in South Dakota; things are progressing along on schedule so stay tuned for more updates. The rig has just about reached the mid-way point in it's journey with the chassis and body coming together before heading off to the paint booth.
Our new Midi Pumper is currently in the assembly manufacturing stage at the Rosenbauer plant in South Dakota. Things are shaping up nicely for a possible November delivery. Attached are some photos of the rig in its early stages.... (Full Story & Photos)
The Village of Antioch and the First Fire Portection Distirict of Antioch Township together announced the appointment of Deputy Chief Jon Cokefair as Interim Fire Chief for the Antioch Fire Department effective September 2, 2016. Chief Cokefair is a 40year resident of Lake County bringing 28 years of fire service experience to this position. Chief Cokefair joined the Antioch Fire Department in 2007. ... (Full Story & Photos)