The current fleet of apparatus, used by the Garden Homes Fire Protection District, consists of two engines, one Basic Life Support ambulance and a multi-purpose rescue squad. (All photos courtesy of Bill Friedrich (www.illinoisfiretrucks.com) & Lieutenant Ryan Jones; used with permission)
First-due/Primary engine company
2003 American LaFrance Metropolitan--1000 Gallon Tank/1500 GPM; Onboard Generator, Forcible Entry Tools, Basic Hazardous Materials Equipment
Second-due/Reserve engine company
1981 Pierce Arrow (Refurbished)--500 Gallon Tank/1000 GPM
2007 Ford Wheeled Coach E-350--Basic Life Support Equipment and Medications, 12 Lead Cardiac Monitor and Telemetry Capabilities
1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty--Carries Auto Extrication Equipment (Jaws of Life), Portable Scene Lights and Generator. Also, portable SCBA cascade and basic medical equipment
In addition to our current fleet, the vehicles shown below have previously served the community and residents of Garden Homes.