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RESCUES:

  • Pickup truck chassis are typically set up as light/medium-duty rescue truck.
  • May be set up as primary medical response vehicle
  • Use, crew, and design varies by department.

BRUSH TRUCKS:

  • Carries 250 gallons of water and a Pro-Pak for those times when Class A foam is needed.
  • Utilized for grass fires or as support vehicle.
  • CAFS (Compress Air Foam) truck primary response as Brush Truck
  • Ability to spray foam to aid in fire suppression.
  • May be requested to structure fire for CAFS.
  • Foam creates “barrier” to help smother the fire.
  • Crew 2-3

ENGINES:

  • Engines can be low capacity at 750 gallons of water or high capacity pumper-tankers with up to 2000 gal.
  • The high capacity engines can also responds as a tanker when needed. 
  • Depending on the configuration it can seat 4-6 Firefighters.
  • Engines carry necessary equipment to fight structure fires.
  • Some engines also perform as the platform for specialized rescue or carry extrication equipment.
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