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Engine E8913 - 2003 E-ONE Type 1
In 2017 KFPD was awarded this engine through the county measure “Z” project and is currently our first response engine for structure fires and major incident response. It can carry 5 firefighters plus the engineer. The 1258 Gallon per minute pump system is computer operated. This engine has a 750 gallon onboard water tank and a separate firefighting foam tank. It carries breathing apparatus (SCBA’s) for our firefighters, rescue tools, and EMS medical equipment. Has automatic snow chains and excellent scene lighting.

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Engine E8911 – 1977 International Type 2
Formally an ( OES ) Office Of Emergency Services structure fire engine and was used by KFPD for years as our only fire engine. This engine because it still runs great and has a 1000 gallon per minute water pump has been converted to a wildland response engine. It has a 800 gallon water tank and continues to serve the community well.

Engine E8912 - 1986 Ford Sanford Type 1
This engine came to KFPD as a donation from another department and was our primary engine until we acquired E8913. This engine has a 600 gallon on board water tank, portable foam system and scene lighting. The water pump is a two stage 1250 gallon per minute pump. Currently this engine is our second engine out for most any incident and serves as a back-up engine.

Optimized Tender 8902
September 2018 Kneeland acquired a new to us tender from San Diego Fire. This tender has a 2000 gallon water tank to support our fire engines and a 500 gallon per minute water pump for fire fighting directly from tender using two cross-lay pre-connected hose lines. The rear of the water tank is equipped with a “quick dump” to fill our portable water tank. Purchase was made possible with financial support from County Chiefs Association, Humboldt County Measure “Z” project and Kneeland residents.

C8900 Chiefs Truck – 1996 Chevrolet 2500
This truck has 100 gallons of water with a portable firefighting pump. Has emergency medical supplies, emergency cardiac AED and rescue tools . This vehicle has a mobile command radio system to communicate with all of our engines and any mutual aid engines from other departments. This truck also serves as a safety during vehicle accident and special operations.

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Rescue 8946 – 2005 Ford F550 4X4
KFPD acquired this Rescue Mini-Pumper in 2017 to replace our previous 1986 Rescue. This Rescue responds to nearly 100% of our emergency calls. Medical aids to vehicle accidents to small fires. It carries medical equipment, Jaws of Life, rescue tools, rope rescue equipment and has great night time operations LED scene lighting. This Rescue also has an independent water pumping system, carries 250 gallons of water and a 40 gallon firefighting Foam tank. Seats 5 firefighters and is 4-wheel drive.