Fire Trucks

IMAG001The Abrams Fire Department operates out of one station located at 5844 Oak Orchard Rd, and are dispatched through the Oconto County Sheriffs Department, located in the City of Oconto. As stewards of the equipment provided by the generosity of the residents of Abrams, we take great pride in the appearance and condition of our apparatus and associated equipment. We go to great lengths to ensure our apparatus is always in a ready-to-roll condition to meet the emergency service needs of our community. This page is designed to acquaint you with the apparatus we have available to fulfill our mission.

Manufacturer: Custom Fire
Make of Chassis: Peterbuilt
Year of Truck: 2007
Pump Capacity: 1,750 Gallons Per Minute
Pump Make: Waterous
Water Tank Capacity: 750 gallons of water, (20) gallons of foam
Seats: 6 Firefighters

Special Equipment On-board:
Powered Ladder Rack, Thermal Imaging Camera, Hydraulic Generator, K-12 Cutting Saw, Chain Saw, Vehicle Stabilizing Equipment, 4 Telescopic Scene Lights, CAF (Compresed Air Foam) System, Portable Radios, Ice Water Rescue Gear, Wildland Firefighting Equipment, 4 SCBA’s And Refilling Station, Hose Beds, Electric Cord Reel.

Engine 1401This truck is used for:
Primary response Engine for all structure fires and vehicle crashes.
Engine 1401
Manufacturer: Pierce
Make of Chassis: Freightliner
Year of Truck: 1994
Pump Capacity: 1,250 Gallons Per Minute
Pump Make: Waterous
Water Tank Capacity: 1000 gallons of water, (20) gallons of foam
Seats: 2 Firefighters

Special Equipment On-board:
Positive Pressure Ventilation Fan, 2 Scene Lights, 4 SCBA’s, Extra Nozzles, Hose Beds, Deck Gun, Foam Hopper, 1″ Booster reel, Ladder Rack, Extra Hose Adapters.

Engine 1402This truck is used for:
Secondary response Engine for all structure fires and vehicle crashes.
Engine 1402
Manufacturer: Abrams Firefighters
Make of Chassis: 2 1/2 Ton 6X6
Year of Truck: 1970
Pump Make: Waterous
Water Tank Capacity: 1000 gallons of water
Seats: 2 Firefighters

Special Equipment On-board:
10 Ton PTO Driven Winch, Wildland Firefighting Equipment, Standing Spots For 2 Firefighters, Extra Nozzels, Extra 1″ Hose, 2 scene lights, 6X6

Brush 1403This truck is used for:
Primary response truck for all wildland and brush fires, also used to remove the other trucks from the mud.
Brush 1403
Manufacturer: T-Line
Make of Chassis: Freightliner
Year of Truck: 1998
Pump Capacity: Vacuum Pump
Water Tank Capacity: 3500 gallons of water, (20) gallons of foam
Seats: 2 Firefighters

Special Equipment On-board:
3000 Gallon Portable Water Tank, Extra Foam For Both Engines, 1 Honda Generator With Scene Light, 70Ft. Of 6″ Hard Suction Hose, All Wheel Drive.

Water Tender 1404This truck is used for:
Hauls water from a fill site to the fire scene.
Water Tender 1404

Manufacturer: T-Line
Make of Chassis: Freightliner
Year of Truck: 2001
Pump Capacity: Vacuum Pump
Water Tank Capacity: 3500 gallons of water, (20) gallons of foam
Seats: 2 Firefighters

Special Equipment On-board:
3000 Gallon Portable Water Tank, Extra Foam For Both Engines, 1 Honda Generator With Scene Light, 65Ft. Of 6″ Hard Suction Hose, All Wheel Drive.

Water Tender 1405This truck is used for:
Hauls water from a fill site to the fire scene.
Water Tender 1405
Special Equipment:
 

 

Pictures of the Jaws of Life. These tools are used to extricate victims who become trapped in either their car or even a building.
As you can see below there are three tools that we use.

tools

1. Hydraulic Ram: For pushing objects away from a victim.
40.0 in. (1016mm) Length open
25.4 in. (645mm) Length closed
30,650 lbs. (136.3 kN) Maximum push force
14,400 lbs. (64.1 kN) Maximum pull force

2. Cutter: For Cutting doors, roofs, and metal objects trapping a victim.
60,000 lbs. (266.9 kN) Maximum cutting force
30.1 lbs. (13.7 kg) Weight
10,500 psi (724 bar) Maximum operating pressure

3. Spreader: Also for pushing objects away from a victim.
32.0 in. (813 mm) Maximum spreading distance
16,950 lbs. (75.4 kN)(measured at 30.2 in.) Maximum spreading force
47.5 lbs. (21.5 kg) Weight
10,500 psi (724 bar) Maximum operating pressure

These tools are all ran by a Honda 5 HP gas motor!!