Apparatus

Based on a county-wide numbering system, all Graafschap Fire Department vehicles start with the number seven (7), followed by the unit type. The 10’s are Engines, the 20’s are Trailer’s, 30’s are Pickup/Grass Trucks, 40’s are Tanker/Tenders, 50’s are Ladders, 60’s are Rescues, and 70’s are Staff/Medical response cars.

Engine 712

Engine 712 is a 2017 Rosenbauer, which carries 750 gallons of water. Due to its smaller footprint and 4-wheel drive capabilities, it can access most of our rural structures which have elevated and/or difficult driveways. It is also licensed as a BLS medical response vehicle.    

Engine/Rescue 710

E/R 710 is a 2007 Rosenbauer that can transport 4 members to a fire, rescue, or EMS call. It carries 750 gallons of water and a full complement of auto-extrication equipment. It is also equipped with other assorted rescue equipment to initiate a water rescue, structural collapse, or any other incident that may present. It is also licensed as a BLS medical response vehicle.

Pumper/Tanker 741

Tanker 741 is a 1994 Spencer that hauls 3,500 gallons of water. For non-hydrant areas, it has a portable dump tank that can empty its load, then go for more at the nearest water source.

Ladder 751

Ladder 751 is a 1997 Sutphen Platform. It carries 141’ of ground ladders, primarily used for 2nd/3rd story access to buildings. The 95’ tower platform is primarily used to reach across front yards to gain access to roof for ventilation and fire suppression. It also carries a full complement of rope rescue equipment for high and low angle events.

Grass Truck 733

Grass 733 is a 4wd 1984 Chevrolet 1 ¼ ton, ex-military truck used for fighting wildfires off-road. It was purchased by USDA Forestry and is on a semi-permanent loan, under the care of GFD.

Jeep 731

Jeep 731 is a 1954 Willys ex-military truck used for fighting wildfires off-road. It was purchased by USDA Forestry and is on a semi-permanent loan, under the care of GFD.

Utility 735

Utility 735 is a 4wd, 2019 Ford F-250. It is used to pull a rescue trailer and any other task that we need a pickup truck. It also transports members to scenes when a bigger truck is not warranted. It is also licensed as a BLS medical response vehicle. 

Gator 761

This dual-purpose UTV is used to fight wildfires and transport members to remote areas to render EMS to patients. It will also transport a patient back out of remote areas to an ALS ambulance.

771

771 is a 2019 Ford Explorer is a duty officer car. Its main purpose is to transport the night-time duty officer to any call received at night or on the weekends. It is also licensed as a BLS medical response vehicle.            

772

772 is a 2020 Ford Explorer, assigned to the Fire Chief. It’s main purpose is to transport the Chief to any call received 24/7. It is also licensed as a BLS medical response vehicle.


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