Fairmount Fire utilizes more than 10 driving apparatus and several command vehicles. The diversity of terrain that Fairmount Fire protects requires that we use fire apparatus for both structure and wildland incidents. Fairmount Fire’s apparatus are also equipped for hazardous material incidents and medical emergencies. Below are the most notable apparatus we use.
Fairmount Fire’s front-line engines are a combination between trucks and engines. They are equipped with hoses and water to fight fire. They also carry ladders, rescue equipment and other tools for rescue operations. The front-line engines are ready to respond to Fire, EMS, and Rescue calls.
Engine 31 – 2011 Pierce Quantum Rescue/Pumper, Pump: 2000 gpm
Engine 32 – 2002 Pierce Dash Rescue/Pumper, Pump: 2000 gpm
Engine 33 – 2007 Pierce Quantum Rescue/Pumper, Pump: 2000 gpm
Fairmount Fire’s other notable apparatus only respond when necessary. Ladder 31 responds to structure fire incidents and Tender 31 responds to fire incidents where water resources are unavailable or limited.
Truck 31 – 1984 Pierce Arrow Ladder Rescue/Pumper, Pump: 1500 gpm
Tender 31 – 2000 Pierce International Water Tender, Pump: 250 gpm
Squad 16 – 2004 International Mobile Communications Unit
Fairmount Fire’s wildland apparatus are configured for wildland incidents. These vehicles respond to dozens of wildland fires across the nation annually. The wildland apparatus are all 4-wheel drive vehicles, equipped with foam and water. Engine 34 is an urban interface engine capable of fighting both structure and wildland fires.
Engine 34 – 2005 International 7400 Type 3 Wildland, Pump: 750 gpm
Brush 31 – 2008 Dodge 5500 Type 6 Wildland Engine, Pump: 125 gpm
Brush 32 – 2007 Ford F-550 Type 6 Wildland Engine, Pump: 125 gpm
Brush 33 – 1995 Dodge 2500 Type 6 Wildland Engine, Pump: 120 gpm