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Village of McFarland, WI

Fire & EMS Apparatus
Below are all of our current apparatus and some information on them. For more information click on the names of the apparatus above their picture. For a larger picture you can click on the picture itself.
Ambulance - Rescue 84
Rescue 84 is a 2014 Ford F-550 chassis with a 2015 Braun box. This ambulance is equipped with a state of the art Liquid Spring suspension system which provides a smoother ride than those equipped with an air ride suspension system. Rescue 84 is our primary ambulance.

Ambulance - Rescue 82

Rescue 82 is a 2007 Horton box on a 2008 GMC Medium Duty Chassis. R82 is the secondary ambulance for the Department.

 

 

Engine 1
Engine 1, is a 2005 Pierce Quantum Engine. This engine has 1000 gallons of water along with foam and a Compressed Air Foam System (CAFS), and also carries a set of hydraulic extrication equipment and cribbing. This is the primary engine for the Department.

Engine 2
Engine 2, is a 1992 Seagrave and serves as the Departments secondary engine. This vehicle has 750 gallons of water and a hydraulic ladder rack. This vehicle is scheduled for replacement in 2017, with delivery in early 2018.

Ladder 8
Ladder 8, is a 1997 - 105' Pierce Arrow Quint, with 300 gallons of water. This vehicle also carries a set of hydraulic extrication equipment. Ladder 8 allows us to use the ladder as an elevated master stream for large or high up fires. It also allows us to use the ladder for rescuing civilians from higher up stories in a very short amount of time. With the 105' ladder that this truck is equipped with, we can typically reach buildings up to 6 stories in height.

Squad 5
Squad 5, is a 2000 Peterbuilt/Custom and is the Department's primary extrication and support vehicle. This vehicle carries the primary set of hydraulic extrication equipment, other equipment needed for vehicle accidents, water/ice rescue suits and equipment, and rehab supplies for structure fires. Sometimes referred to as the toolbox on wheels.

Brush 9
Brush 9, is a 1996 Chevrolet 3500 pick up truck with a brush fire skid unit that was specially designed to fit this vehicle. This vehicle carries 250 gallons of water and is the primary response vehicle for any grass/brush/wild land fire.

Tender 6
Tender 6 is a 2014 Freightliner that carries 2,000 gallons of water and has a 500 GPM pump. It's primary role is to shuttle water to rural fire scenes. It is also used for brush/wildland fires and traffic control at vehicle accident scenes. This vehicle acts as our primary Tender.

Tender 7
Tender 7 is a 1996 GMC/Monroe tender which carries 2,000 gallons of water. It's primary role is to shuttle water to rural fire scenes. This vehicle acts as our secondary tender. This vehicle does have a small external pump mounted on the back so it can be used for brush fires also.

Car 1
Car 1, is a 2012 Chevrolet 2500 suburban. This vehicle is the department's command vehicle and is also used by the Fire Inspector to complete fire prevention inspections at commercial properties in the department's response area. This vehicle is also one of just two vehicles on the department that can tow both Watercraft 10 and ATV 11.

Car 2
2007 - Ford F-250 V10 Crewcab. This vehicle's primary role is towing either ATV 11 or Watercraft 10, but is occasionally used for going to outside classes/trainings.

Car 3
Car 3 is a 2016 Police Interceptor. This vehicle is used as the take home vehicle for the Fire & Rescue Chief, an inspection vehicle, and for our members to take to classes.

Car 4
Car 4 is a 2016 Police Interceptor and is primarily used for transportation to classes and meetings. This is a shared vehicle among all Village departments but is maintained by the Fire & Rescue Department.

Watercraft 10
Watercraft 10 was purchased from the Dane County Sheriffs and is used for water rescues on the three lakes we provide coverage to; Lake Waubesa, Lake Kegonsa, and Upper Mud Lake (we are unable to access Lower Mud Lake when using WC10). This vehicle is stored on a trailer in our station at all times, and is launched when needed. Watercraft 10 is typically deployed and in the water within 5 minutes of being dispatched.

ATV 11
ATV 11 is an ARGO and is used for transporting firefighters on the scene of grass/brush/wildland fires, and also for ice rescues. This vehicle can drive on land and also in water. A11 is housed in an enclosed trailer in our station at all times, and towed to the scene when needed.


5915 Milwaukee St. | P.O. Box 110 | McFarland, WI 53558-0110 | ph: 608-838-3153 | fx: 608-838-3619