Fire

                 
Remington Fire Department
P.O. Box 388
Remington, IN 47977
Phone and fax:  219-261-2050
 
Apparatus Description and Inventories
June 2008
 
Unit #1 Heavy Rescue - 1999 Pierce
Hydraulic rescue equipment, Portable power equipment, hand tools, hazardous materials response equipment, rescue rope, SCBA's, breathing air supply, thermal imaging camera, rescue air bags, cribbing blocks
Unit #1 responds to all vehicle accidents, fires, and general alarms since this truck carries many different types of equipment used at all emergency scenes.  This unit responds to town as well as township emergencies.
 
Unit #2-Brush Truck- 1989 Chevrolet K3500 4x4
300 gallon slide-in water tank, 11 HP engine with 200 GPM fire pump, fire swatters and miscellaneous hand tools
Unit #2 responds to all brush and field fires.
 
Engine #3-1996 Pierce 1250 GPM Pumper
1000 gallons of water, a full complement of firefighting equipment and scene lighting capabilities, hydraulic rescue equipment-used to assist in large vehicle accidents
Unit #3 responds to all township structure fires, all township vehicle accidents and serves as extra water on all brush and field fires.
 
Unit #4-1986 Ford F-800
1800 gallon water with 500 GPM PTO pump, 2100 gallon portable drop tank, 250 GPM portable pump
Unit #4 responds to all township structure fires, all brush and field fires, and is used as back-up as necessary for interstate response.
 
Engine #5-1966 Ford F-650
500 gallon water with 750 GPM midship pump, full complement of firefighting equipment
Engine #5 responds to all town fires.  Engine #5 islisted as a reserve pumper to either of the front line engines.
 
Engine #5 serves as a reserve pumper for our department.  Insurance Service Offices rates fire departments and the water supply system to establish a fire protection class.  Remington Indiana has a fire protection class of 6.  A lower number is a better rating.  The rating before the addition of Engine #6 was an 8.  The lower rating translates to significantly lower insurance rates by 25% to 30% for all homeowners and businesses in our coverage area versus the rating before the addition of Engine #6.  Eliminating Engine #5 from our available inventory or fire fighting apparatus will likely return our rating to the level prior to the addition of Engine #6.


Engine #6-1998 Pierce 1500 GPM Pumper
1000 gallons of water, a full complement of firefighting equipment with on-board foam and scene lighting.
Engine #6 responds to all town fires and town vehicle accidents.
 
Unit # 7 - 2009 Kenworth Tanker
3000 gallon water with 3000 gallon portable drop tank.  Unit # 7 responds to all township structure fires.  Used as a back-up for brush and field fires, and as necessary for interstate response.
 
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