Our van carries our cascade air system and SCBA filling station. 151 has a 6kw generator powered by propane and extensive scene lighting. This apparatus can transport 5 firefighters and holds our extra JAWS unit, cribbing, traffic cones, and lots of useful small equipment. It has AC, heat, refrigerator filled with cold drinks, and a coffee maker making it a good rehab area for firefighters in hot or cold weather. 151 also carries brooms, shovels, OIL DRI, and fluid pumps for hazmat containment. Ice rescue equipment and water rescue equipment is kept on 151 along with all the basic firefighting paraphernalia.
2016 F-350 4x4
This 2016 F-350 is equipped with 250 gallons of water and has "pump and roll" capabilities. It's main function is to fight brush/grass fires. This truck is also used when assisting EMS and for traffic control.
2013 F-350 4x4
This 2013 F-350 is equipped with 275 gallons of water and has "pump and roll" capabilities. It's main purpose is fighting brush and grass fires but also can be used on the sand dunes for fire suppression and first aid/ medical calls.
1990 F-350 4x4
This F-350 is our dune access apparatus. It is housed near the Silver Lake State Park in the summer season (Apr-Oct) and stays at the main station during the winter months. It is a diesel powered duel wheel chassis that has been modified and lifted to make it better on the dunes. It carries 225 gallons of water in a Spencer built skid unit with a 125 gpm gas powered pump. 181 also carries a small Hurst combo tool for extrication, chainsaw, cribbing blocks, and brush fire fighting tools.
2009 Spencer/Chevy C5500 4x4
This 4x4 mini-pumper carries our extrication tools, 350 gallons of water, and has a 500 gpm pto drive pump. It fills multiple roles at the Hart Area Fire Department. 143 can be used on brush fires, vehicle fires, and any other situation that requires putting water on a fire, including structure fires. Truck 143 is used to fill tenders with water and control traffic at accident scenes.
2004 Spencer/GMC C8500
Our first due apparatus. 142 carries 1000 gallons of water and a 1250 gpm pump. The apparatus has 6 SCBAs, Ladders including a 35 foot extension, and 2 master stream devices. 142 is used for most calls that Hart Area Fire Department responds too except mutual aid, wildland, or traffic crashes.
1986 Chevrolet C-65
This apparatus is no longer with the department. It was a 1800 gallon water tender when it was in service. It is believed to be in service as a maple sap tanker in Vermont now.
1977 Chevrolet K-30
This truck is no longer with the department. The truck was equipped with 225 gallons of water and "pump and roll" capabilities. It's main function was fighting brush/grass fires. The truck is currently being used by a local property maintenance service.
1986 F-350 4x4
This truck is no longer with the department. It had 225 gallons of water and "pump and roll" capabilities. Its main function was fighting brush/grass fires. It was also used for traffic control. Current whereabouts is unknown.
This tanker/tender carries 2100 gallons of water and has a 750gpm pump. It also has hoses, ladders, and SCBAs along with traffic control devices and a 2400 gallon portable tank. This vehicle is used for hauling water to structure fires, as a blocker for traffic control, and a water source for wildland and vehicle fires. 161 may be our busiest piece of apparatus.
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