Munford Fire Department consists of 2 front line fire engines, 1 reserve fire engine, 1 rescue/initial attack engine, 1 105’ Platform aerial fire truck, 2 brush trucks, 1 EMS response vehicle, one small service vehicle for parades and festivals, 1 Fire Inspector vehicle, 1 Battalion response unit, 1 CERT Trailer, 1 Haz-Mat Decon Trailer, and a Chief’s response unit.
This 1990 Pierce Lance was purchased in late 2003. The pumper carries 6 firefighters, has a top mounted enclosed pump compartment, carries 750 gallons of water with a 1250 gallon per minute pump. This fire truck serves as a first out pumper for all County related fire calls.
Engine 81 is a 1994 Freightliner fire engine built by Smeal Fire Apparatus in Snyder, Nebraska. This engine was purchased in 1994 by the City of Munford to help lower the ISO rating of the city. It carries 1000 gallons of water and can pump 1,250 gallons of water per minute. It carries 5 firefighters with the capability of air packs in the seats for faster service. This fire engine is the first out engine for all structural fires and large incident calls inside the city limits. This truck is usually supported by all the other fire engines. This fire engine is usually the first to leave the fire station for most fire calls inside the city limits. This truck was purchased at a price of $186,000.00.
Tower 1 is a 1992 E-One Platform aerial pumper. It is equipped with a 2000 gallon per minute pump, full complement of ground ladders, a 300 gallon storage water tank, a 1000 gallon per minute master nozzle at the basket and is capable of carrying 4 firefighters. As a rescue bridge the ladder can accommodate as many as 14, moving from one point to the ground.
Engine 32 (Reserve)
Engine 32 is the first fire engine that was purchased by the City of Munford to provide fire protection to its citizens. The engine is a 1956 Ford F600 that carries 500 gallons of water. The truck was ordered on November 10, 1956 from Central States Fire Truck Corp. at a cost of $7,199.00. and placed in service in February 1957.
Engine 32 has been taken out of service but is still capable of fighting a fire if needed. This engine had a long colorful life of service to the citizens of Munford and South Tipton County. The truck was permanently placed in reserve status in 2010 when it proudly became displayed in our museum at Headquarters for everyone to see along with other artifacts.
Rescue 8 is a 1999 Ford F550 built by the Pierce Fire Manufacturing Plant in Appleton, Wisconsin. This apparatus carries all of the medical equipment for Emergency Medical Services, vehicle extrication equipment and fire suppression equipment including 150 feet of 1 ¾” attack fire hose, 150 feet of 1”fire hose and 250 gallons of water with a 30 gallon foam cell. This apparatus carries four firefighters with air packs in the seats for faster service, and 3000 watts of lighting capability to illuminate any night time scene. The City of Munford accepted delivery of Rescue 8 on Thanksgiving, 1999 at a cost of $120,000.00.
Brush Truck 81
This is a 1999 GMC 4 wheel drive truck that carries 150 gallons of water with a hose reel that carries 200 feet of 1” hose. This truck also has a 15 ft. preconnected hose so that the driver could use one line to fight a grass fire in open area. This truck can carry up to 4 firefighters. This truck is also used as a service vehicle to service our fire hydrants and transport personnel to county fire calls as needed.
Brush Truck 82
This is a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 4WD Crew Cab that carries 200 gallons of water with a 1” hose reel capacity of 150 feet. This skid unit also has a connection where a 1 ½ fire hose can be connected if a larger water flow is needed. This truck is used for grass/brush fires where the larger engines are not capable of leaving the roadway for access to the fires.
This is a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2WD 1500 Extended Cab. This truck is used to respond to all EMS calls. It carries all EMS equipment that would be necessary to handle most medical calls along with cardiac calls to the BLS level.
This is a 2004 Chevrolet Impala that used primarily used by the Fire Code Inspector while conducting business inspections to keep businesses in compliance with the National Fire Codes. This vehicle is also used to transport materials and personnel to any fire department public relations events or training.
CERT Trailer - Obtained through our local EMA (Emergency Management Agency). It is equipped with all of the necessary materials to teach CERT classes to the community, including fire extinguishers, emergency medical supplies, search and rescue equipment and other equipment to teach citizen responders to assist the fire department in case of a disaster.
The Haz-Mat Decontamination trailer was acquired with a grant from Homeland Security to assist the local hazardous material team. It contains much of the needed equipment necessary to decontaminate individuals and equipment from a variety of hazmat situations, including different types of material to neutralize small hazmat spills.
Scout 1 is a Kubota ATV 4 wheel drive and was acquired with grant money from Homeland Security. This rugged piece of equipment is 4 wheel drive and can cross very rough terrain. It has been used on several occasions to search for missing persons in areas where it is not feasible to get heavy fire and rescue vehicles off road. This all-terrain vehicle is also used to carry medical supplies, personnel and equipment into heavy crowds. We also have a skid unit to put in the bed that carries 100 gallons of water to fight grass and brush fires.
A 2007 Ford Expedition 4x4 purchased from money received through Homeland Security. It is primarily used as the Chief's vehicle and is equipped with 4 wheel drive for off-road use. This unit is equipped with a GPS (Global Positioning System) for references to incidents and special needs like setting up emergency landing pads for the Hospital Evac Helicopter