The ladder truck has firefighting capabilities similar to an engine truck. However, the ladder truck has a hydraulically powered aerial platform ladder. A ladder truck is the first truck dispatched to any structure fire in a multi-family or commercial building.
Make / Model: Grumman
Engineer: Brandon Buckley
Assistant Engineer: Dave Talley
Location: Station 3
Description: The ladder on Ladder 30 extends 102.5 feet. The pump is rated at 1500 gallons per minute (gpm). The tank on Ladder 30 is very small, only 200 gallons, so the truck must have a water source before it can used for pumping.
Coming Fall of 2010
Assistant. Engineer: TBD
Make / Model: Pierce Velocity
Location: Station 1
Description: Pierce PUC - 75’ (foot) heavy duty aluminum ladder with 1500 gpm single stage pump