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SHOW: Chicagoland Emergency Vehicle Show

Service vehicles were parked at the 2012 Chicagoland Emergency Vehicle show.

Dive into the exciting and diverse world of classic and collector vehicles, and you’ll find loyal fans for every conceivable mode of vintage transportation. You may even be surprised to find there’s a die-hard following for emergency vehicles.

Service vehicles were parked at the 2012 Chicagoland Emergency Vehicle show.

Fox-body Mustangs were used as pursuit vehicles.

A great spot for catching a multitude of restored police cars and fire trucks is the 2012 Chicagoland Emergency Vehicle Show. Held in North Aurora over a period of three days, the annual event and parade is now in its 15th year.

Want to keep reading? Check out our full feature on the Daily Herald HERE

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Service vehicles were parked at the 2012 Chicagoland Emergency Vehicle show.

The Lifestar helicopter landed as part of the event.

Service vehicles were parked at the 2012 Chicagoland Emergency Vehicle show.

Rescue 5 responded to the World Trade Center attacks.

Service vehicles were parked at the 2012 Chicagoland Emergency Vehicle show.

Vintage fire trucks were readily found.

Service vehicles were parked at the 2012 Chicagoland Emergency Vehicle show.

A Chicago police motorcycle was present.

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Service vehicles were parked at the 2012 Chicagoland Emergency Vehicle show.

Spectators watch a mock wrecked vehicle extraction.

Service vehicles were parked at the 2012 Chicagoland Emergency Vehicle show.

Owners and vehicles come from such places as Florida and Georgia to participate.

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