Apparatus

GVFD Apparatus

Ladder 1

Ladder 1The pride of the GVFD fleet, Ladder 1 (L1), is a 2000 model 105′ ladder by Aerial Innovations and built by Quality on a Spartan chassis. It carries 750 gallons of water and is equipped with a Waterous 1750gpm pump. A Class 1 Fire Commander and FoamPro system help take the guesswork out of pumping. 5 crosslays consist of 200 feet of 1 3/4-inch and 2-inch line, and 250 feet of 1 3/4-inch, 2-inch and 2 1/2-inch lines. Off the rear is 1200 feet of 5-inch LDH and 200 feet of 3-inch to a gated ‘Y’, then 200 feet of 1 3/4-inch off each side of the ‘Y’. Also off the rear is 150 feet of 2-inch with a TFT Blitz Fire monitor. On top on each side is an Elkhart Stinger 1250gpm deck gun. The ladder tip sports a 2000 gpm Elkhart automatic nozzle with remote control monitor, a pair of 1 million candlepower spotlights and two 750-watt floodlights. On the sides of the rig are two 750-watt flood lights. Supplying power to all these lights is a 20,000-watt PTO hydraulic generator. In addition, L1 also carries extrication equipment consisting of a Hurst ML-32 spreader, ML-12 cutter that can also spread, a 12-inch and an 18-inch ram and two ML-2H powerplants. All ISO required ladder and engine company equipment is carried. L1 is equipped with GPS coupled to a digital map. It is also equipped with images of structures within Hood County.


Rescue 1

Rescue 1Rescue 1 (R1) is a Supervac body on a Spartan Chassis. R1 is powered by a 400hp Cummins turbo diesel coupled to an Allison transmission. R1 is equipped with a preconnected Holmatro cutter, spreader and ram for use in vehicle extrication. It also carries a complete set of technical rescue equipment along with a PTO drive, AC generator and air compressor and has a command light on the roof for lighting. R1 holds 500 gallons of water, has a 1250 gpm pump along with all the tools needed to attack a structure fire. R1 is housed at Station 1 and is equipped with GPS coupled to a digital map. It is also equipped with images of structures within Hood County.


Engine 3

E31996 Spartan / Quality 6 man cab

Top mount pump panel

Carries 750 gallons of water with a 1500 GPM pump


Engine 6

E6E-One tanker pumper

Carries 1980 gallons of water with 20 gallons of class A foam

6 man cab, 2000 gallon fold-a-tank for drafting


Tanker 1

T12001 Freightliner / E-One

Carries 3000 gallons of water with 3 dump valves

Has a 500 GPM PTO driven pump. 3 sections of 5 inch flex suction


Rescue 2  

Rescue 2 (R2) is a Rosenbauer apparatus modeled after Rescue 1, providing similarities of operation and common compartments.

Like Rescue 1, Rescue 2 has a full complement of rescue and fire suppression tools and equipment including:
Holmatro rescue tools, pneumatic air bags, cribbing, 1 3/4 in, 2 1/2in fire attack lines and 5in LDH for water supply.


Rescue 3 – Retired


Brush 1

2013 Ford F-550 Extended cab

Carries 400 gallons of water with 10 gallons of Class A foam and a

With a Hale/ Briggs and Stratton 18 HP pump

With a Cascade foam injection system


Brush 2

2008 Chevrolet C8500

Carries 936 gallons of water with a 4 cylinder diesel engine pump

Dump valve on the back so it can be utilized as a tanker


Brush 3

2000 Ford F-250

Carries 300 gallons of water

With a Hale/ Briggs and Stratton 18 HP pump


Brush 4

2005 Ford F -450

Carries 400 Gallons of Water

With a Hale/ Briggs and Stratton 18 HP pump


Squad 1

2008 Ford ¾ ton crew cab with custom built shell

Command vehicle and first response unit


Squad 2

1996 Ford Crew cab 3/4 ton 4×4

Command vehicle and first response unit


Squad 3

2012 Chevrolet 1/2 ton crew cab

Command vehicle and first response unit


Old Number 4

1954 Chevrolet Pumper bought new by the City of Granbury

Restored by the membership of the Granbury Volunteer Fire Department and citizens of Granbury and Hood County. In retirement this apparatus is used for parades and special events.