Apparatus - Station #1

Engine 21 
Engine 21 (E-21) is the busiest unit in the City responding to over 2,600 runs last year. E-21 is staffed with a fire officer and three firefighters and is currently assigned a 2007 Spartan/Smeal 1500gpm pumper.
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Tower Ladder 11
Tower Ladder 11 (TL-11) is the largest and most expensive apparatus in the New Rochelle Fire Department (NRFD) fleet. Its bucket can reach up to about eight floors to provide a stable work platform for firefighters and fire victims. Last year TL-11 responded to 1,168 emergencies. TL-11 is staffed with a fire officer (captain or lieutenant) and three firefighters and is currently assigned a 2000 Spartan/LTI 95-foot, mid-mount tower ladder with a 1500gpm pump. A replacement unit is on order from Spartan EV and is expected to be in-service in early 2017.
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Rescue 4
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Rescue 4 (R-4) is a 2009 with a Super Vac / Spartan heavy rescue. It was placed in-service at the end of January 2010. Rescue 4 is basically a giant tool box on wheels, carrying equipment to handle auto extrication, water rescue, confined space rescue, high angle rescue, and machinery extrications. R-4 is not staffed, but all members at Station #1 are trained to operate it. When needed, they either bring it along with either Engine 21 or Tower Ladder 11 or in place of one of those units.
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The "new" Rescue 4 is the most advanced Rescue Unit to serve the City of New Rochelle. It has a 4,000 crane mounted on its roof and carries a rescue boat and motor that can be lowered from its roof over the side of a sea wall or with the use of its dolly can be placed on the ground and wheeled to a launching point.

It is also the first fire truck to have a "HIPPO" power unit on it. The Hippo unit powers air and hydraulic tools that can cut thru reinforced concrete and steel, break up concrete, pump 1,600 gallons of water and move dirt up out of a trench. While this is the first fire truck to have it, it has been proven by utility companies and the military, with almost 1,000 units in-service

More than 30% of the cost of this vehicle was paid for with a grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Rescue 54
The "new" Rescue 54 still showing its R-4 markings Rescue 54 (R-54) is also referred to as the Collapse Unit. It carries shoring materials and specialized tools to deal with a trench cave-in or a building collapse. Up until February 1st, 2010 R-54 utilized a 1990 Ford utility body truck that previously served as one of the New Rochelle Police Departments Critical Incident Units and prior to that as a New York City Police Department Emergency Services Unit (SWAT). That unit was retired on February 1, 2010 and replaced with the former 1991 Pierce Dash walk-in Rescue 4.
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The 1991 rescue was converted by firefighters into the new collapse unit. This new R-54 is much larger than the Ford unit and we will be able to carry additional shoring which was stored in Station #1. R-54 is not staffed, but all members at Station #1 are trained to operate it. When needed, they bring it along with the new Rescue 4.
Car 2302
The Citywide Tour Commander and a firefighter who is trained as an Incident Command Technician (ICT) are assigned to Car 2302 which currently utilizes a 2014 Ford Crew Cab pickup truck. Car 2302 was used to respond to over 1,700 calls last year. The Citywide Tour Commander is always either a Deputy Fire Chief (DC) or an Acting Deputy Fire Chief (ADC) and is responsible for overseeing all operational issues while on-duty.
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Paramedic Ambulance
The New Rochelle ambulance service is contracted with a private vendor who operates in conjunction with the Police and Fire departments. The current contract requires 2 ALS or paramedic ambulances 24 hours a day, 7 days per week and an additional ALS ambulance 12 hours per day, 7 days per week. All New Rochelle ambulances are staffed with a minimum of 1 New York State certified paramedic and 1 New York State certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). The contract requires new ambulances every 3 years. The ambulance service contract is in the process of being renewed and the Picture shows the previous contractor. Once the new contractor is selected and a new paint scheme developed we will update the picture.
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Engine 18 (Spare)
Engine 18 (E-18) is a 2000 RD Murray / Spartan 1500gpm pumper. It is used as a spare apparatus, which means it is not normally staffed. It is used when frontline engines are out of service for maintenance and during storms or other major emergencies it is staffed with members that are recalled to duty.
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Ladder 14 (Spare)
Ladder 14 (L-14) is a 1998 Pierce 105-foot rear mount ladder. It is used as a spare apparatus, which means it is not normally staffed. It is used when front-line ladders are out of service for maintenance and during storms or other major emergencies it is staffed with members that are recalled to duty.
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Car 2304 (Spare)

The former 2302 is used as a spare Command car which currently utilizes a 2007 Chevy Suburban. Car 2304 is used when 2302 is out for maintenance and to cover the city with recalled personnel when a major fire or emergency makes it necessary. Picture shows 2304 prior to the number change.

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