UNIT 83 ARIEL PLATFORM "BIG BLUE"
UNIT 83 “BIG BLUE” is a 1994 KME AerialCat platform truck. It was purchased from the Irwin Volunteer Fire Department, Irwin, PA. in June 2014. It has a fully enclosed 6 man, air conditioned cab with SCBA seating for 5. This truck is powered by a 450hp 8V92 Detroit Diesel with an Allison automatic transmission. This truck has a 3 stage, 102 foot ladder mounted platform with 2 pre-piped master streams. It has a 1500 gallon per minute pump and 200 gallons of water. With the design of the ladder, this truck is capable of elevated fire suppression, as well as above and below grade rescue. It carries numerous ground, roof and attic ladders totaling over 100 feet. It has a 6KW Onan generator that operates multiple scene lights and outlets. This truck is equipped numerous different forcible entry, rescue and extrication tools capable of tackling any situation that should arise. With the growing number of commercial buildings being built and the construction of even larger agricultural buildings within our own and surrounding fire districts, Truck 83 will be a great asset to western Canyon County. Truck 83 will be “first out” on all rescue calls and commercial building fires and “second out” on city structure fires.
M82 AMBULANCE is a 2007 Road Rescue ambulance box mounted on a Ford F450 chassis. This vehicle was purchased in 2016 to be used as backup to M81 as a transport provider.
Unit 841 RESCUE - Quick Response Unit. It was built by Central States Fire Apparatus, LLC of Lyons South Dakota on a 2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty, 4X4 chassis. This unit responds to all medical calls, trauma calls, and traffic accidents with in our fire district. 841 is fully equipped for vehicle extrication including the "Jaws of Life". We were the first volunteer organization in south west Idaho to be equipped for heavy extrication.
UNIT 861 BRUSH TRUCK. Equipped with a 250 gallon poly tank, a gasoline powered water pump with a foam injector mounted on a skid unit. This unit was installed by BME (Boise Mobile Equipment) of Boise, Idaho and was purchased through L.N. Curtis and Sons of Salt Lake City, Utah. The skid unit is mounted in the bed of a 2003 GMC 2500HD Duramax Diesel pickup. This unit offers a quick response to small field fires, grass fires, car fires, and other small fires.
UNIT 805 PUMPER. A 2001 BME (Boise Mobile Equipment, Boise, Idaho) pumper built on a HME chassis. This truck is powered by a 330 Cummins 6 cylinder with an Alison automatic transmission and a 1,000 gallon per minute pump. This truck has a 6-man air conditioned cab. Unit 805 is our “first out” truck for all structure fires.
UNIT 825 PUMPER/TANKER. A 1997 3,000 gallon fire tender built by S&S Fire Apparatus of Fairmount, Indiana. It was built on a 1997 Ford Louisville chassis and is powered by a 330 Cummins engine and an Alison automatic transmission. This was the first new truck purchased by Wilder Rural Fire Protection District since 1965. Previous to the purchase of this truck, the district used 2 military surplus, Korean War era trucks with a 1,000 gallon tank on each of the trucks for tenders. These trucks were very slow, difficult to maneuver, and were not dependable.