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Equipment


ENGINE 301


Engine 301 is 2013 Pierce Arrow XT 500-gallon pumper. Engine 301 is used as the primary firefighting engine and is also used during other emergency responses and first responder / medical emergencies. Engine 301 key equipment features include: a 1,250 gallon per minute water pump; 1,200 feet of 4-inch supply line; 500 feet of 3-inch supply line; 975 feet of 1.75-inch attack line; 300 feet of 2.5-inch attack line; Akron Brass attack nozzles; ladders; 5 SCBA packs; multiple ceiling hooks; forcible entry tools; a thermal imaging camera; emergency medical equipment; fire extinguishers; and foam.


ENGINE 302


Engine 302 is a 2011 Pierce Arrow XT fire engine which includes a 1,000-gallon water tank and seats up to six personnel. Due to the large capacity water tank, this piece of apparatus is used as the primary firefighting engine when dispatched on fires in non-hydrant districts as well as auto fires and other situations where a lack of water may exist or a large quantity of water is needed. Engine 302 key equipment features include: a 1,500 gallon per minute water pump; 1,200 feet of 4-inch supply line; 500 feet of 3-inch supply line; 975 feet of 1.75-inch attack line; 300 feet of 2.5-inch attack line; Akron Brass attack nozzles; ladders; 5 SCBA packs; multiple ceiling hooks; forcible entry tools; a thermal imaging camera; emergency medical equipment; fire extinguishers; foam; and, a battery-operated Holmatro combi tool.


SQUAD 303


Squad 303 is a 2008 Pierce Velocity Heavy Duty Rescue and seats up to eight personnel. As LVFC represents one of few stations equipped for “Heavy Rescue”, this specific piece of apparatus serves a first-due “rescue” coverage area of approximately 45-square miles, which includes the communities of Towson, Lutherville, Timonium, Ruxton, Stoneleigh, Cockeysville, Brooklandville, Greenspring, Hampton, Parkville, Long Green, Jacksonville, and Hereford. Due to the unique tools and capabilities of this piece of apparatus, in addition to responding to rescue assignments (vehicular entrapment, high angle rescue, water rescue, and building / trench collapses) throughout central Baltimore County, Squad 303 also responds to fires assigned either as a rescue or a floodlight unit. Squad 303 key equipment features include: a 10-ton National Crane; a 20,000 lb. bumper mounted winch; a 30kw Harrison hydraulic generator; a full complement of Holmatro Core Technology hydraulic rescue tools including multiple spreaders, cutters, rams and combi tools; and, a Will-Burt light mast.


UTILITY 304


Utility 304 is a 2001 Chevrolet Suburban and is used primarily for first responder / medical emergencies as well as non-emergency calls such as patient assists, floods and downed power lines. Utility 304 key equipment features include: emergency medical equipment; an automated external defibrillator (AED); a collapsible backboard; forcible entry tools; and, 2 SCBA packs.


Utility 306


Utility 306 is a 2014 Chevrolet Suburban and is currently in production. This unit will be primarily used for first responder / medical emergency calls. Estimated completion / service entry date is Winter 2013 / 2014.


ENGINE 307


Engine 307 is a 2001 Pierce Dash fire engine which includes a 500-gallon water tank and seats up to six personnel. This piece of apparatus is used as the primary firefighting engine and is also used during other emergency responses such as car accidents and first responder / medical emergencies. Engine 307 key equipment features include: a 1,250 gallon per minute water pump; 1,200 feet of 4-inch supply line; 500 feet of 3-inch supply line; 975 feet of 1.75-inch attack line; 300 feet of 2.5-inch attack line; Akron Brass attack nozzles; ladders; 5 SCBA packs; multiple ceiling hooks; forcible entry tools; a thermal imaging camera; emergency medical equipment; fire extinguishers; foam; and, a battery-operated Holmatro combi tool.


ENGINE 309 (ANTIQUE)


Engine 309 is a 1954 Mack B-Model open cab pumper which served the company from 1954 to 1963, when it was sold to a fire company in North Carolina. In 1990, LVFC was able to repurchase the pumper and performed a complete restoration to bring the apparatus back to its original 1954 condition.


HOSE REEL (ANTIQUE)


The Circa 1890 Werk & Knox Hose Reel was purchased in 1909 and was LVFC's first piece of apparatus. Over the past few years, LVFC performed a full restoration of the antique hose reel.