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Chicago O'Hare airport Squad 7
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No: 40918   Contributor: Andy Fish   Year: 2018   Manufacturer: Rosenbauer   Country: United States of America
Chicago O'Hare airport Squad 7

Chicago Fire Dept Squad 7, based at O'Hare international Airport. Built on a 2016 Rosenbauer Commander chassis this apparatus is one piece of a two vehicle Squad company and for the first time is identical to the other three Sqaud companies operating in the city. Previously Squad 7 operated a Pierce Lance heavy rescue
Picture added on 15 May 2018 at 14:16
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Readers will be relieved to learn that CFD limit this awful yellow paint job to their units at the airports. The majority of the fleet are still the traditional black over red - except for the ambulance fleet, which are solid white.

Added by Rob Johnson on 15 May 2018.
Rob, the reasoning behind the yellow colour is because any ARFF vehicles that are painted in the "approved" yellow livery attract a grant from the FAA toward the cost of the apparatus.

Added by Andy Fish on 16 May 2018.
Rob, the reasoning behind the yellow colour is because any ARFF vehicles that are painted in the "approved" yellow livery attract a grant from the FAA toward the cost of the apparatus.

Added by Andy Fish on 16 May 2018.
Andy:

As a Cook County property tax payer, I guess CFD could be forgiven for painting everything yellow!

But I do much prefer the red and black...

Added by Rob Johnson on 17 May 2018.
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