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Rescue / Engine 4-6 - Station 4
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
On Friday evening June, 29th, Chief Brown and Deputy Chief Billings placed the new 4-6 in service. After spending almost 2 months on tool mounting and drivers training the new rescue/engine was placed in service and within a few hours responded to well over 20 calls in less than 24 hours due to severe thunderstorms in the MOT area. The truck is a Pierce 2012 Arrow XT with TAK-4 suspension, 6 personnel cab seating with a raised roof and a Detroit DD13 500 hp diesel engine. The pump is a Waterous 1500 GPM single stage pump with a 1000 gallons water tank and a portable foam pack. The truck carries an additional 5 gallons of foam and has a Harrison 20KW PTO driven generator. Wireless Firecom communication headsets and weather band CD/AM/FM radio capable of route alerting. The hose load consist of REAR * 1050' 4" Supply Hose * 500' 3" Supply/Attack Hose * 300' 2.5" Pre-Connected Attack Line * 300' 2" Pre-Connected Attack Line * 400' 1.75" Pre-Connected Attack Line CROSSLAYS * 200' 1.75" Pre-connected Crosslay * 200' 1.75" Pre-connected Crosslay BUMPER * 150' 1.75" (100')Pre-connected Bumper Line additional equipment include: * Thermal Imaging Camera * mounted & portable various Hurst tools * QRAE-2 gas meter * EMS & Water Rescue equipment * Rescue-42 struts with accessories * Turtle plastics cribbing and lumber * various fire fighting tools including electric positive pressure fan and R.I.T. equipment * K12 Saw * Quick Vent * Chain Saw * Leaf Blower * (Stay Tuned as more equipment is being added to the unit) Hopefully within the next week Engine 24-3 will be placed in service once tool mounting is completed.

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Odessa Fire Company
304 Main St.
P.O. Box 81
Odessa, DE 19730
302.378.8929 | 302.378.1300 (fax)

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