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2016
403 calls- 72 drills
 
2015
403 calls- 83 drills
 
2014
390 calls- 76 drills
 
2013
410 calls- 94 drills
 
2012
498 calls- 90 drills
 
2011
563 calls- 98 drills
 
2010
518 calls- 84 drills
 
 
Engine 8
 
 

Engine 8 is a 2004 Seagrave Marauder II with a 2000 GPM Hale pump with seating for up to 8 firefighters. Engine 8 is equipped to handle many types of incidents from various types of fires to vehicle accidents. The engine is furnished with two(2) 200FT. 1 = attack lines (one smooth bore nozzle and one combination nozzle), one(1) 100FT. 1 = trash line (TFT automatic nozzle), one(1) 200FT. 2 ? attack line (smooth bore nozzle), one(1) 3IN. blitz line (also doubles as a leader line), 1400FT. of 5IN. supply line, and a 10FT. front intake. Engine 8 also has a Hurst combination cutter/spreader tool accompanied by four(4) step chocks, one(1) crate of 2x4s, and three(3) crates of 4x4s all for vehicle stabilization. Engine 8 is due for all building fires and fire alarms in Ridley Park, Tinicum Township, and Norwood. The engine assists the Leedom and S.M. Vaulclain Fire Co.s with RIT for all building fires. Engine 8 is also dispatched for all vehicle fires, accidents (with and without entrapment), wires, brush and trash fires, gas leeks (in and outside) and CO alarms in Ridley Park. It is also supplies coverage to Stations 4, 11, 45, and 74. The Engine carries all types of tools to handle any type of incident it comes across. Here are some tools that can be found on Engine 8:

 
  • 35FT. Extension Ladder
  • 14FT. Roof Ladder
  • Two Hard Suction Sleeves
  • 6FT. & 8FT. NY Roof Hook
  • LA Trash Hook
  • Four Portable Radios
  • Six Survivair Air Packs
  • Eight Spare Air Bottles
  • Five Vulcan Hand Lights
  • One Set of Irons (axe and halligan)
  • Two TNT Tools
  • Hydra Ram
  • Multi Gas Meter
  • Heat Gun
  • K-Tool
  • Thermal Imaging Camera
  • Ten RIT Air Pack Covers
  • Various Accountability Systems
  • K-12 (wood cutting blade)
  • Reeves Stretcher
  • RIT Pack
  • Two Saw-Zaws
  • Various Bags of Utility Rope and Life Line
  • Two Closet Hooks
  • Sledge Hammer
  • Medical „First In‰ Bag
  • AED (automated external defibrillator)
  • Pick Head Axe
  • Small, Medium, and Large Bolt Cuters
  • Duck Billed Padlock Breaker
  • Two Brooms
  • Two Cord Reels
  • Three Hack Saws
  • Two Portable Quartz Lights
  • Two Junction Boxes
  • Various Electrical Adapters
  • K-700 Partner Saw (metal cutting blade)
  • 6.5 HP Honda Positive Pressure Exhaust Fan
  • Smoke Ejector
  • Extra Wood and Metal Cutting Blades
  • Ansul (20lbs)
  • Two 2 ? Gallon Pressurized Water (PW) Extinguishers
  • CO2 Extinguisher
  • 200FT 1‰ = Apartment Pack (with gated wye and spanner wrenches)
  • Multiple Tarps
  • Pro-Pack Foam Dispenser
  • Various Adaptors
  • Spare Nozzles
  • Navy Nozzle
  • Four Truck Mounted Quartz Lights
 
Snozzle 8
 
FEATURES

  • 2000 GPM single stage Hale Pump
  • Detroit Diesel 400 HP 60 Series Engine
  • Allison World Transmission
  • Seating for 8 Firefighters
  • (3) Pre-connected cross lays: (2) 1.75", (1) 2.5"
  • 75 foot 1.5" trash line on front bumper
  • Pre-piped TFT Crossfire Deck Gun
  • 10KW Generator
  • (3) Alpha 2000, 750W quartz lights
  • Hannay electric cord reel with 200 feet of 10/3 cable and 4-outlet junction box
  • High-side compartments on both sides
 
 
SNOZZLE ATTACHMENT FEATURES

  • 50 foot articulating boom with piercing nozzle
  • 4" water way with TFT nozzle rated at 1250 GPM
  • Piercing nozzle rated at 250 GPM
  • Collins spot/flood lights
 
 
ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT

  • 1500 feet of 5" hose
  • 600 feet of 3" hose
  • (6) SCBA (Air Packs)
  • (8) Spare SCBA bottles
  • Hydra Ram
  • Positive and negative pressure fans
  • Echo roof saw
  • EMS equipment
  • tarps
  • 24 foot extension ladder
  • Roof ladder
  • Attic ladder
  • pike poles
  • assorted extinguishers
  • (6) hand lights
  • (2) portable quartz lights
  • assorted utility ropes
  • many hand tools
 
 
Rescue 8
 
FEATURES

  • Freightliner Business Class 2-door Cab & Chassis
  • 15 foot Aluminum Walk-in Rescue Box
  • (6) Bottle 6000 PSI Air Bank
  • 25KW PTO Generator
  • 10-ton winch in front bumper
  • Heating and AC in Rescue Cab


ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT

  • (4) SCBA (Air Packs)
  • (6) Spare SCBA Bottles
  • Hurst Rescue System
  • (2) Porta-Power systems
  • Ajax Air Chisel Set
  • (2) SawzAll saws
  • Extensive cribbing
  • Rope Rescue equipment
  • Water Rescue equipment
  • EMS equipment
  • Back boards
  • Stokes basket & SKED
  • High lift jacks
  • 20-ton bottle jacks
  • Cutters Edge roof saw
  • XL-98 saw with blades for metal, wood & concrete
  • Haz-Mat equipment
  • Negative pressure fan
  • Sump pumps
  • tarps
  • large assortment of hand tools
 
 
 
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