Squad 5

 

 

 

 

 

  • Purpose of Apparatus
    • Squad 5 is best known as a support truck. The Squad accomplishes it's duties by providing manpower and needed equipment to the scene and therefore responds to most incidents. The equipment on the Squad includes extrication for automobile crashes, industrial accidents, and other dangerous incidents; fire fighting equipment for ventilation and overhaul; surface water rescue and ice rescue equipment and general scene support. The crew on the Squad can be expected to perform a variety of tasks from car crash extrication, interior firefighting and overhaul, water rescue, hazardous spill containment, traffic control, and assistance in fire fighter rehab.
  • Features of Apparatus
    • Heavy Rescue built on a Peterbuilt 330 chasis
    • 4 bottle 4500 P.S.I. cascade system for refilling of breathing air for S.C.B.A.'s
    • 25 kilowatt PTO generator to provide on scene and awning for shelter from the weather
    • Extrication Equipment
      • Hydraulic spreader
      • Hydraulic cutter
      • Hydraulic RAM
      • Assortment of cribbing
      • Stabilizing jacks
      • Hydraulic combination cutter/spreader
    • Fire Fighting Equipment
      • S.C.B.A.'s
      • Ventilation saw
      • K12 saw
      • Hand tools (Pike poles, sledge hammer, shovels, rakes, wild fire equipment, etc.)
    • Electical Powered Equipment
      • Smoke ejecting fans
      • Portable lights
      • Sawzalls
      • Drills
    • Water Rescue Equipment
      • Surface dry suits
      • Ropes
      • PFDs
      • Assorted additional equipment to aid in surface water rescue
    • Material Containment Equipment
    • Rehab Equipment for fire fighters (Water, coffee, sports drinks, granola bars) 
5915 Milwaukee St. | P.O. Box 110 | McFarland, WI 53558-0110 | ph: 608-838-3153 | fx: 608-838-3619