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Jun 08, 2007

 

LADDER 1

Ladder Co. 1 is a 2001 Pierce Midmount aerial tower.   It currently is the only ladder company in the town and responds townwide on all structual related calls.  It carries over 140 ft of ground ladders and standard Ladder company tools.   It also has the 3-1 Lyfe Bracket system that can be added to the basket, to operate around obstacles.  


Jun 08, 2007

 

ENGINE 2

Engine Co. 2 is the second out engine for Structual calls on the west side of town.   It is primary for all wires down and water evacuations.   Engine Co. 2 is a 1991 Spartan-Boardman pumper.  It has a 1500 gpm 2 stage waterous pump and a 1000 gal. tank.   There is an on-board 2kw diesel generator. It also happens to be the only midmount engine co. in the town.  It carries 1500 ft of 5" supply line, 250 ft of 2 1/2" lines and 1000 ft of 1 3/4" line.   It carries standard engine co. tools on board.


Jun 08, 2007

 

ENGINE 4

Engine Co. 4 is the primary engine company for all MVA's and hazard calls out of the Farmington station.  It is 1997 pierce saber engine and is one of four engnies that the town bought together. The other companies are Engine Co.'s 3,6, and 8.    Engine 4 has a single stage 1250 gpm pump, and both Engine Co. 4 and 6 have 50 gal class B foam cells on-board.   Engine Co. 4 also carries a full complement of Hurst Rescue tools.  Engine 4's hose load carries 1000 Ft of 5 "supply line,  900 ft of 1 3/4" line and 250ft of 2 1/2" line, and carries standard engine co. tools.  


Jun 08, 2007

Engine Co. 5 is the first due piece out of Unionville station for all alarms.   It carries 2000 gallons of water, and 20 gallons of both A and B Foam.   The pump is a 1500 gpm 2 stage waterous pump, with an integral HUSKY 10 foam system.   The engine also has a hydraulic generator system on board. It carries 900 ft of 5" supply line, 800 ft of 2 1/2", and 2 crosslays of 500 ft. of 1 3/4" hose.   The engine also carries a variety of engine company tools and equipment


Jun 08, 2007

ENGINE 6

Engine Co. 6 is the primary engine company for all Structual related calls out of the Farmington station.  It is 1997 pierce saber engine and is one of four engnies that the town bought together. The other companies are Engine Co.'s 3,4, and 8.    Engine 6 has a single stage 1250 gpm pump, and both Engine Co. 6 and 4 have 50 gal class B foam cells on-board. Engine 6's hose load carries 1000 Ft of 5 "supply line,  900 ft of 1 3/4" line and 500ft of 2 1/2" line, and carries standard engine co. tools.  


Jun 08, 2007

ENGINE 9

Engine Co. 9 is the first due piece out of East Farms station for all alarms.   It carries 2000 gallons of water, and 20 gallons of both A and B Foam.   The pump is a 1500 gpm 2 stage Waterous pump, with an integral HUSKY 10 foam system.   The engine also has a hydraulic generator system on board. It carries 800 ft of 5" supply line, 250 ft of 2 1/2", and 2 crosslays of 200 ft. of 1 3/4" hose.   The engine also carries a variety of engine company tools and equipment.


Jun 08, 2007

 

ENGINE 10

Engine Co. 10 is the first out engine for all MVA's and Haz-mat calls in the district.  It carries a full complement of Hurst Rescue tools including cutters, spreaders and three different size rams.  Engine Co. 10 carries both high and low pressure airbags, and various other extrication tools and jacks.   Engine Co. 10's hose load contains 650 ft of 5 " supply line, 350 ft of 2 1/2" line and 600 ft of 1 3/4" line, along with standard engine company tools. 


Jun 08, 2007

 

RESCUE 15

Rescue Co. 15 is first due piece out of the Unionville Station for all MVA and hazardous calls.  It is the only Heavy Rescue in the Town of Farmington.   It is a 2001 E-One. This unit carries Amkus extrication tools which are run by an on-board Hydraulic PTO driven system.   This truck is able to run four pieces of hydraulic rescue tools at  the same time, and has both a portable gas and electric unit to run additional tools as needed.   Rescue 15 also had an on-board air compressor to run high pressure airbags and other air tools.   On board are also 20 Class B Hazmat suits, and over 100 ft of Hazmat booms and pads.   The Rescue also carries First Aid supplies and a mix of both Ladder and Engine company tools.   The unique feature to this truck is that the rear cab is able to be used as a command post, and carries a variety of reference materials. 


Jun 08, 2007

The new Medic 11 is currently having the new specifications being put together and will be built soon.   Medic 11 is currently out of serivce, Engine Co. 10 is covering the calls.


Jun 08, 2007

 MEDIC 12

Medic 12 is stationed at the Farmington Center Station. This Ford/Swab Pioneer was purchased in 2004 and it currently serves as the first out medical vehicle for the Farmington Center Station. Medic 12 carries a full compliment of medical equipment geared towards basic life support functions, as well, as several airpacks, forcible entry equipment, and it is also capable of towing the water rescue trailer.  

 

 


Jun 08, 2007

MEDIC 16

Medic 16 is stationed at the Tunxis Hose Co. #1 In Unionville. Originally named Utility 6, this GMC Suburban was purchased in 1996 to operate as an all around utility vehicle. Eventually, Utility 6 was renamed Medic 16 and began running on medical calls to save the wear and tear on the heavy rescue Emergency 1, the predecessor to Rescue 15. Medic 16 carries a full compliment of medical equipment geared towards basic life support functions, as well, as several airpacks, forcible entry equipment, and it serves as the tow vehicle for Tunxis's water rescue trailer and John Deere Gator.




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