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 4

Engine 41992 KME Renegade 6 man cab

Top mount pump panel

Carries 750 gallons of water with a 1250 GPM pump.


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

1995 Chevrolet 3500 with a West-Tex rescue body

4 bottle cascade air system and Holmatro rescue tools


Rescue 3

1981 Chevrolet C70

Carries a four bottle cascade system along with a Onan generator and Command Light

Holmatro hydraulic rescue tools


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

Pump parade vehicle bought new by the City of Granbury