The Festus Fire Department Equipment
6600 is a 2004 Ford Expedition- Fire Chief's vehicle
6610 is a 1985 Pierce Arrow pumper. This truck carries 1000 gallons of water and has a four man cab. This truck is used on multiple types of incidents in the city and the first truck out on mutual aid calls.
6612 is a 2009 Pierce Arrow XT105 foot ladder with a CALFS (compressed air foam system) with a variety of tools for performing such task as: firefighting, forcible entry and ventilation. This truck is used on all commercial and residential fires, along with high angle rescues, and water rescues.
6614 is a 2000 Dash pumper/rescue. This truck is used for all vehicle accidents and technical rescues along with fires. With a wide variety of rescue equipment such as: high angle rope rescue, Holmatro rescue tools (jaws of life), air bags and stabilization jacks. An air cascade system for on scene SCBA (self contained breathing apparatus). Refill. 6614 also has a compressed air foam system to bring it up to date with modern firefighting techniques.
6615 is a 1995 Simon Duplex 75 foot ladder. This truck runs all alarms with 6612 plus has a set of Halmatro rescue tools (Jaws of Life) to support 6614 on motor vehicle accidents and rescues.
6618 is a 2001 ford F350 with a 250 gallon water tank and a 10 gallon foam tank for brush fires in the city limits and on mutual aid districts.
6619 is a Chevy van used for a command post. This truck is fitted with multiple radios and command boards to aid in command on large incidents.
6629 is a ford F-150 utility vehicle used as a support vehicle to bring more equipment of firefighters to a scene and used to help launch the Festus fire department rescue boat.
6699 is the department’s water rescue boat. This boat has hummingbird side sonar and an underwater camera to aid in the search and recovery of victims and evidence. This boat also is a launch base for the Festus fire dive team.