Equipment

Engine 1

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Engine 1 is a 2006 Spartan carrying 1,500 gallons of water and has a 1,500 GPM (gallons per minute) pump.  Housed at Station 1, it is first out to respond to urban fires and vehicle crashes. This engine can carry six firefighters and has four air packs. Major equipment on this truck includes a portable Jaws of Life, lighting, a thermal imaging camera (used to find hot spots) and a generator.
 

Engine 2

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Engine 2 is a 1990 Ford with a 1,500 gallon tank and a 1,500 GPM pump. This engine is the first to respond from Station 2 for urban fires. This truck can carry up to six firefighters and has four air packs. Other major equipment on this truck include a generator and overhaul equipment.

 Engine 3

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Engine 3 is a 2015 Freightliner with 750 gallons of water and a 1250 GPM pump.  Engine 3 is housed at Station 1 and is primarily used to fight brush fires in fields and ditches because of its lighter weight. This engine has a front monitor which is controlled from the command cab.



 

Engine 6

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Engine 6 is a 2000 Spartan carrying 1,500 gallons of water and 1,500 GPM pump. Housed as Station 2, it is the first engine to respond to rescue calls and urban fires. This engine can carry six firefighters and has four air packs. It is similar to Engine 1 as it carries a Jaws of Life, lighting, a thermal camera, and generator.
 

Aerial


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Added in 2012, the 2012 Rosenbauer Cobra Aerial has a 101 foot ladder with a platform at the end. In addition to the ladder, this truck has a 500 HP Cummins ISX motor and utilizes smart controls and a wireless radio remote ladder.  It also has a 2000 GPM pump.  It carries 6 firefighters, major equipment such as high angle and confined space rescue equipment, spare air bottles and overhaul equipment.
 

Tanker
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Tanker is a 2009 Sterling with a 3,000 gallon water tank and a 250 GPM pump.  Tanker is housed in Station 1 and responds to most rural and mutual aid fires. This truck provides critical water supply in locations where no hydrants are readily available.


 

Rescue Truck


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Rescue is a 1996 Ford housed in Station 1. This rig can carry up to six firefighters and has four air packs. Major equipment carried by Rescue includes spare air bottles, high angle and hazmat rescue equipment, a cascade system (air bottle filler), a generator, light tower, and the Jaws of Life.

Jaws of Life


SCFD has other significant pieces of equipment such as three Jaws of Life.  The Jaws of Life is a hydraulic tool that is used to pry open vehicles and cut apart steel to free people trapped inside damaged cars after a bad crash.

Fireman using Jaws of Life

Grain Bin Rescue Tube


The Grain Bin Rescue Tube with proper training, can be used to prevent fatalities that result from victims being trapped by grain. The tube is inserted around the person, stopping the flow of grain which lets rescuers scoop out grain, allowing the victim to be safely removed.
Grain Bin Rescue Tube