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Rescue/Engine 61-1

  • Delivery Date: 8/17/2010
  • Truck Type: Eagle Pumper
  • Cab/Chassis: American LaFrance Eagle 134" Raised Roof - 6 Man
  • Engine: Detroit Diesel Series 60 515HP
  • Transmission: Allison 4000 EVS-P; 5 speed
  • Axles: Meritor 20K/31K
  • Body: Stainless Steel
  • Pump: ALF Twin Flo 2000 GPM Single Stage
  • Tank: 850 Gallon
  • Generator: Onan 20,000 Watt
  • Lighting Package: Whelen LED
  • O.A.H.: 10' - 4"
  • O.A.L.: 30' - 1"
  • Wheelbase: 194"

 


Engine 61-1


Engine 61-1 is a 1980 Hahn custom pumper.  The unit is equipped with a 1250 gpm pump and a 700-gallon tank.  The engine carries 400 feet of booster hose, 700 feet of 1½” hose, 600 feet of 2½” hose and 1000 feet of 5” hose.  The engine carries a variety of hand tools, 48 feet of ground ladders, a “Pro-pack” foam system, and 25 gallons of Universal Gold foam.  The engine is also equipped with a generator and complete scene lighting package.  This unit received a complete rebuild in 1997.  This unit is our first due engine for all structure and vehicle fires in our primary coverage area.

 

 

 


Engine 61-2

Engine 61-2 is a 1994 KME-International four-wheel drive pumper. The unit is equipped with a 1250 gpm PTO pump which allows it to pump and drive simultaneously, making it an extremely versatile truck for combating brush and wildland fires. The engine is equipped with a 500-gallon tank and ground sweep nozzles in the front bumper. The engine carries 400 feet of booster hose, 300 feet of 1½” hose, 600 feet of 2½” hose, and 1200 feet of 5” hose. The engine also carries a variety of hand tools, 38 feet of ground ladders, and 10 gallons of foam. The engine is also equipped with a generator and complete scene lighting package. In addition to its firefighting duties, the engine is also equipped with a Hurst cutter and combo tool for use at vehicle extrications. This unit and rescue 61 are first due for all accidents.

 

 


Engine 61-3

Engine 61-3 is a 1992 KME Fire Fox pumper. The unit is equipped with a 2000 gpm pump and a 1250-gallon tank. The engine carries 700 feet of 1½” hose, 800 feet of 2½” hose, 2000 feet of 5” hose, and 6 sections of hard sleeve hose. The 5” large diameter hose on this truck is set up in a manner so that it can either be laid as two side-by-side1000 foot sections, or as a single 2000-foot section. The engine also carries a variety of hand tools, 49 feet of ground ladders, a generator, and complete scene lighting package. This unit is the second due engine for all structure fires and acts primarily as a water supply engine.

 

 


Rescue 61 (61-4)

Rescue 61, also known as 61-4, is a 1986 Hahn-Saulsbury rescue truck. The unit features a Hahn 5 man cab, including 2 jump seats, and a Saulsbury stainless steel walk-in rescue body. The unit is the first due rescue truck for Interstate 78 for Windsor Township, Hamburg Borough, and Tilden Township. We also provide assistance to companies in Upper Bern and Greenwich Townships. The truck is equipped with a complete Hurst rescue system, including a hydraulic cutter, 32-inch hydraulic spreader, small, medium, and large hydraulic rams, and an air bag system. The unit also carries a variety of hand and air tools, an oxy-acetylene torch, generator, and complete scene lighting package.
In addition to vehicle accidents, the unit also operates at other technical rescue scenes and carries a large amount of rope and water rescue equipment. It is also equipped with a 4-cylinder cascade system that is used to refill SCBA and scuba cylinders at both fire and rescue incidents.

 

 


Ladder 61

Ladder 61 is a 2000 American LaFrance rear mount “quint” ladder truck. The unit is equipped with a 100-foot LTI main ladder (750 lb tip load) and 117 feet of ground ladders. This truck also has a 1500 gpm pump, 350 gallon tank, 700 feet of 1½” hose, 300 feet of 2½” hose, and 600 feet of 5” supply hose. The truck has a pre-piped ladder with a master stream device located at the tip of the ladder, as well as a second master stream device located above the pump panel on the officers side of the truck. The unit carries a variety of forcible entry hand tools, an oxy-acetylene torch, chain saw, K12 circular saw, generator, and complete scene lighting package. The truck responds to all structure fires in our coverage area, and is also responds on the initial assignment for structure fires in Shoemakersville Borough, Perry Township, Upper Bern Township, and Center Township.

 
 
 

 


Brush 61 (61-5)

Brush 61, also known as 61-5, is a1965 US Army 2 ½ ton truck. The army rebuilt the truck in 1990. The unit was acquired by the department in 1997 and was converted to fire service use. The unit was equipped with a 250-gpm pump and 600-gallon tank. The truck also carries 400 feet of booster hose, 200 feet of 1½” hose, 150 feet of 2½” hose, 500 gallons of foam and various hand tools. The truck also carries a stokes basket, which is used for mountain rescues along the Appalachian Trail.

 
 

 


Car 61

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Trucks

Due to the increased need for the UFC to provide on going pre hospital ems services to the community, the donation of an additional vehicle was provided to the department. This increased our departments capabilities to provide additional QRS services to the community. The department took delivery of a 1998 4x4 equipped Chevy Suburban which was generously donated by the Outten Auto Dealership in Hamburg,PA to the department in 2011/2012. Car61-1 AKA” QRS Buggy 61” is equipped and certified as a QRS Vehicle with the PA Dept of Health. Car 61-1 can be utilized as a command vehicle if needed for mobile fire ground operations. This vehicle provides primary QRS Services to Northern Berks and Southern Schuylkill County.

  • Equipment:
  • EMS Bag
  • Oxygen Kit
  • Splinting Kit
  • AED Equipped
  • Electric Suction Deceives
  • Basic Robe and Rigging Gear
  • Standard Fire Service Meter
  • 2 Full Sets of backboards with CIDS
  • Stokes Basket
  • Mixed Fire Extinguishers
  • Water Rescue PFD’s
  • Life Safety Rope
  • Utility Rope
  • SCBA’S
  • Fire cable Entry Equipment
  • Rehab Water
  • PRE Plan Kits
  • Road Flares
  • County Radio
  • GPS Equipped