Unit : Engine 3212
Year : 1990
Model : Ford Grumman
Engine 3212 is a 1990 Ford Grumman 1,250 gallon per minute waterous two stage top mount pump with a 1,000 gallon water tank. It has a six man cab with five Scott SCBA air packs in it. It also has radio controls, portable radio's, flashlights ,and safety vests for the crew.
Upon dispatch Engine 3212 is the second apparatus for all fire related emergencies, and first due for all motor vehicle accidents in our response area. Therefore on engine 3212 there is 1,300 feet of 5 Inch Large Diameter Hose (LDH), two cross lay's of 200 feet each of inch and three quarter hose, and a rear blitz line of 200 feet of three inch hose, and an additional 200 feet of inch and three quarter hose also off the back. All of our hoses on engine 3212 are mounted with TFT nozzles.
On engine 3212 there is also a 24 foot and 12 foot ladder's, axes, pike poles and numerous hand tools, hose fittings, three sections of hard suction hose, and everything that is need to allow are crews to help fight the fire. There is also numerous assortments of cribbing to help stabilize the vehicle, and hand tools such as a window punch, seat belt cutter, rescue axe and several other tools that can be used at the scene of a accident.
As you can tell Engine 3212 is a great piece of apparatus that has severed our community proudly as it has taken the job of playing several roles in our company. While always allowing the crews on bored to get the task at hand done effectively, safely, and quickly. Making sure to help those whom it call upon it whether it be in a fire or motor vehicle rescue.