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Retired PLFD Equipment


 

Old School PLFD

Included in this picture are units that the department owned from many years back. In the photo are: Tanker 780-1, Engine 701-2, Van 713-1, and Brush 770-1. Of the current department membership only 4 members still with the department operated all of these units.


Engine 701-3

Engine 701 #3 was a 1963 Mack custom pumer. It was equipped with a 1,000 gpm pump and 500 gallon water tank. The truck carried 4 Scott SCBA and spare bottles, 1300 feet of 2 1/2" firefighting hose and 500 feet of 1 1/2" attack line. The truck also carried all ISO required hand tools and ladders and was equipped with a generator. 

701 #3 was a convertible open cab engine when it was purchased. Members sought out a roof for the truck and over the period of several years pieced it together into what is shown. The truck served the department as a front-line unit until the late 90's when it was sold to another department.


Engine 701-4

Engine 701-4 was a 1979 Pierce custom pumer. It was equipped with a 1,250 gpm pump, 500 gallon water tank and 20 gallon foam tank. This apparatus was purchased from the Restof Fire Company outside Buffalo, NY in 2003 and placed into service in 2004. The truck carried 5 Scott SCBA and spare bottles, 1300 feet of 5" supply hose, 200 feet of 3" supply hose, 200 feet of 2 1/2" firefighting hose and 500 feet of 1 3/4" attack line. The truck was sold to the Old Kingston Fire Department of Autauga County, AL. 

E-701-4

Engine 703-1

Engine 703 #1 was a 1970 Ward LaFrance custom pumer. It was equipped with a 1,000 gpm pump and 500 gallon water tank. The truck carried 4 Scott SCBA and spare bottles, 1300 feet of 2 1/2" firefighting hose and 500 feet of 1 1/2" attack line. The truck also carried all ISO required hand tools and ladders and was equipped with a generator. 

703 #1 served the department as a front-line unit until 2004 when it was sold to another department.


E-703-2

Engine 703-2

Engine 703-2 was a 1979 E-One custom pumer. 703 was equipped with a 1,500 gpm pump, 500 gallon water tank and 20 gallon foam tank. This apparatus was purchased in 2001 from Clay Fire Apparatus and placed into service later that year. The truck carried 4 Scott SCBA and spare bottles, 1300 feet of 5" supply hose, 200 feet of 3" supply hose, 200 feet of 2 1/2" firefighting hose and 500 feet of 1 3/4" attack line. The truck also carried all ISO required hand tools and ladders and is equipped with a generator.

703-2 served the department until early 2011 and was sold to the Jones Fire Department of Autauga County, AL. 


Rescue Engine 702-1

Engine 702 #1 was a 1980 American LaFrance quick-attack pumer. It was equipped with a 250 gpm pump and 250 gallon water tank. The truck carried 2 Scott SCBA and spare bottles, 300 feet of 2 1/2" firefighting hose and 200 feet of 1 1/2" attack line. The truck also carried EMS response equipment, hand tools and ladders, extrication equipment and was equipped with a generator. 

On one particular morning, Engine 702 was called to respond to a house fire. With one main engine in the repair shop and the second experiencing a mechanical failure at the time of the call, this mighty mini-pumper served as the primary engine and fought the house fire for nearly 2 hours.

702 #1  served the department as a front-line unit until 2004 when it was sold to another department.


Rescue Engine 702-2

Rescue 702 was a 2004 KME Quick-Attack pumper. 702 was equipped with a 1,000 gpm pump, 270 gallon water tank and 20 gallon foam tank. This apparatus was purchased from NAFECO in 2003 and placed into service in 2004. Funding for this truck came from a FEMA Assistance to Firefighters grant award. The truck carried 4 Scott SCBA and spare bottles, 1000 feet of 3" supply hose and 600 feet of 1 3/4" attack line. The truck also carried all ISO required hand tools and ladders and is equipped with a generator. The truck was designed to handle all of our EMS needs and is 4 wheel drive with a Warn winch in the front bumper. Rescue 702 also serves as the department's reserve engine company. In addition to firefighting equipment, 702 carried EMS equipment, an AED, cribbing, rescue air bags and Genesis extrication equipment.

702 was removed from sevice and sold in 2014.


Car 712-1

Car 712 #1 was a 1985 Cheverolet Caprice. It was obtained as a donation from a department member. 712 #1 was the first command vehicle for the department. The unit served the department as a front-line unit until 2003 when it was retired due to an accident.


Car 712-2

Car 712-2 was a 1990 Ford Bronco 4-Wheel Drive.  This unit was recieved as a donation to the department in 2007 and placed into service later that year. The truck served the department as a front-line unit until 2011 when it was replaced and sold.


Service Truck 713-2

Truck 713 #2 was a 1982 Cheverolet step van and served as the department's first service company. The truck carried 6 Scott SCBA and spare bottles and carried all ISO required hand tools and ladders and was equipped with a generator. 

713 #2 served the department as a front-line unit late 2009 when it was retired and sold.


Command 715-1

Command suburban was removed from service in 2014 and replaced with a 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe. 


Retired Brush 771

Brush Truck 771-2

Brush Truck 771 #2 was a 1994 Ford F-250 4-Wheel Drive Type 7 Wildland response unit. 771 was equipped with a 7.5 gpm pump and 200 gallon water tank. This apparatus was purchased from the local Ford dealership. The truck carried chainsaws and wildland suppression hand tools such as fire rakes and flaps.

771 #2 served the department as a front-line unit until  2013 when it was retired and sold.