Skokie Historical Society

Fire Department Ambulances of Skokie, Illinois

1951 through 2000

 

Previously known as NILES CENTRE or NILES CENTER, Illinois


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Year:  1951
Make:  Chevrolet
Type:  Panel Truck
Other:  The VFW and the American Legion purchased
this ambulance and donated it to the fire department.



Year:  1957/ In Service December 1960
Make:  Cadillac
Type:  Station Wagon
Other:  Donated by Scott's Funeral Home in Evanston. Originally blue in color. Skokie firemen repaired and repainted the ambulance.



Year: 1963
Make:  Cadillac
Type:  Station Wagon



Year:  1970
Make:  Cadillac
Type:  Station Wagon



Year:  1970
Make:  Cadillac
Type:  Station Wagon



Year:  1975
Make:  Chevrolet
Type:  Modular
Other:  The first paramedic ambulance.



Year:  1978
Make:  Chevrolet/EVF
Type:  Modular
Other:  The modular box on Ambulance #3 was remounted onto a 1985 Ford Chassis.



Year:  1985
Make:  Ford/ EVF
Type:  Modular
Other:  The modular box remounted on this chassis was from the 1978 Chevrolet Chassis Ambulance #3.



Year:  1986
Make:  Ford/ McCoy
Type:  Modular



Year:  1988
Make:  Ford/ McCoy
Type:  Modular
Other:  First diesel ambulance.



Year:  1990
Make:  International/ Taylor
Type:  Modular



Year:  1993
Make:  International/ Taylor
Type:  Modular



Year:  1996
Make:  International/ Marque
Type:  Modular



Year:  1999
Make:  International/ Taylor
Type:  Modular
Other:  First red ambulance since 1975.



Year:  2000
Make:  International/ Road Rescue
Type:  Modular




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