2016 Chevrolet Pickup/SVI conversion
Car 29 is used by the chief as a first response vehicle. It carries fire extinguishers, a Fit-5, thermal camera, 4 gas meter, traffic cones and flares, medical equipment, SCBA, handtools, a tool box and books of information about our coverage area. It is also equipped with a Knox box key and radios to communicate will all local mutual aid resources. Car 29 is typically the first FD unit on a scene and allows the chief to arrive quickly and safely to provide size up information to other incoming units as well as start incident mitigation.
2013 Spartan ERV Rescue Pumper - 1500 GPM, 750 gallon water tank, 50 gallon class B foam tank.
This engine was purchased to replace our heavily used first out 1997 Pierce Dash. As the first out apparatus for all calls in our primary coverage area this unit sees a lot of action. The driver’s side is set up for fire attack and the officer’s side is set up for motor vehicle accidents and extrications. Inside the cab is seating for six along with easy access to common hand tools and five SCBAs. Engine 29-1 is equipped with Holmatro Extrication tools, Milwaukee cordless power tools, a thermal imaging camera, multi gas meter, six preconnected handlines, and 1000 feet of supply hose.
2009 Pierce 100' Ladder Truck
Truck 29 replaces the obsolete 1989 Hahn/Ladder Tower, Inc. 100' Tower Ladder. It carries all the necessary ground ladders, overhaul and ventilation equipment. It is also equipped with an on-board electrical generator for running power equipment and scene lighting.
1992 Pierce Lance 1500/750 Engine
This vehicle is second due to all fires and emergencies. Engine 29-2 carries the same firefighting equipment as Engine 29-1. In place of rescue tools is a portable pump used to support tanker/water tender operations, as well as drafting equipment, and four lengths of flexible hard suction to utilize water from pools or streams. This unit can be manned by as many as 10 firefighters.
Rescue 29 responds to all motor vehicle collisions, haz-mat incidents and major fires. This unit caries extra rescue, fire and haz-mat abatement equipment, as well as portable generators and power units for the ‘Jaws' tools.. One of the most unique features of this truck is the light tower, which raises up over 50 feet in the air to illuminate scenes where we need to work. It was built and delivered by Pierce Manufacturing of Appleton, Wisconsin in the summer of 2006.
1996 Peterbuilt/Walker Stainless 3500 gallon Water Tanker
This unit is our primary water source for the response area west of Route 206 and portions of Far Hills where fire hydrants do not exist. It also responds to all motor vehicle fires, acting as the primary water source for the engines. Tanker 29 also carries a3,000 gallon portable tank for water shuttle operations when use of multiple tanker units and continuous water flow is required.
2006 Chevrolet Suburban
This vehicle is used by our Chief as a first response unit. Utility 29-1 carries the necessary preemptive fire equipment such as fire extinguishers, thermal imaging camera, Fit-5 knockdown extinguisher, map and preplan book, an MDT computer, SCBA, tool box, assorted hand tools, medical kit, flares, traffic cones, CO and multi-gas meters, as well as radio equipment allowing the Chief to communicate with various surrounding emergency services.
2004 Ford Crown Victoria Police Package
Utility 29-2 was previously used by the Bedminster Police Department and now serves the Far Hills– Bedminster Fire Police. It carries traffic cones and flares and is used to direct traffic.