The department also maintains several other pieces of apparatus not assigned to specific companies. These units move around between the different firehouses. They include:
Unit 3420: This 1990 Ford F350 cargo van transports air bottles to the scene of major incidents. It carries about 80 Scott 2.2 and 4.5 air bottles.
3420 inside the Cochran Pl firehouse
3414, FF Don Traynor (T-1) inside
Unit 3499: This serves as a transport vehicle for the department. The old 3499 was a Ford schoolbus donated by Veteran's Transportation
Old 3499 in Engine 3's parking lot
Unit 3422: A 1981 Mack CF pumper. This unit was taken off front line service with Engine 2 and made a spare.
Unit 3431: A 1969 Mack CF pumper. This is one of only 3 open cab trucks of its kind built. It served Engine 3 before becoming a spare. It is now mostly used as a parade piece.
3431 inside the Cochran Pl firehouse
3441 on the ramp at the Cochran Pl firehouse
Chief's Cars: Currently all
primary chief's vehicles are Chevy Tahoes
3400: Chief of Department
3401: 1st Asst. Chief
3402: 2nd Asst. Chief
3419: Spare chief's car/transportation unit
One of the new Tahoes
Photo by Steve Takacs
One of the old chief's cars in front of the Cochran Pl
|Two of the chief's cars in 1998 (then 3400 and 3402)|
The old 3418 in front of the Corona Ave Firehouse
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