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Engine 66

 

Engine 66

Engine 66 was purchased in 2001 at a cost of $400,000.00.  Engine 66 is a 6-man cab, holds 1400 gallons of water and is capable of pumping 1000 gallons of water per minute. Engine 66 has three 200 feet 1 ¾ pre-connected speed- lays and one 200 feet of 2 ½ inch pre-connected speed-lay. Carries 800 feet of 4-inch fire hydrant supply line, along with 600 feet of 3-inch fire hydrant supply line. Engine 66 also carries two 4 ½ inch hard suction hose for drafting water from pond or creeks in the rural areas. Engine 66 carries 6 (SCBA) self-contained breathing apparatus, and 6 spare SCBA bottles. Engine 66 has a 2000 gallons portable water tank and has a 10 KW generator. Engine 66 also carries one 24-foot Extension ladder, one 12-foot straight ladder and one folding attic ladder. Other equipment on Engine 66 is a thermal imagine camera, a four-gas monitor, Engine 66 also has a truck mounted deluge (deck) gun mounted on top which is capable of putting out 250 gallons of water a minute. Engine 66 is the first responding truck to all structures fires, vehicle fires and first engine for motor vehicle accidents.