Tanker 3 was manufactured by Central States
and has a Freightliner FL80 chassis and is used to shuttle water
for fire suppression activities to certain areas of the county
that do not have a readily available water source.
The apparatus can also be used to pump water
as it has a 750-gallon-per-minute pump. Tanker 3 carries 1800 gallons
of water and is housed at Station 3 in Tyrone. The Department has
3 tankers located in various stations that serve the county in
3M is an apparatus used to suppress brush
and wildland fires.
The Ford 4-wheel-drive vehicle carries 250
gallons of water and has a foam induction system that enables
firefighters to blanket burned areas with foam that will prevent
the rekindle of brush fires. 3M is housed at Station #3 in Tyrone. The
Department has three such vehicles strategically located throughout
Engine 2 is a 2002 Central States/Freightliner engine. This apparatus carries 750 gallons of water, has a 1500 gallon per minute pump, and carries 1000’ of 4” supply hose. It is also licensed through the State of Ga. DHR as a medical first responder and provides first response medical care until the arrival of one of the counties 5 medic units. This multi-purpose unit allows for the best utilization of the available personnel on duty.
Squad 4 is a multi-purpose unit that responds from Station #4, located within the City of Fayetteville. This unit responds as a manpower squad to assist with high impact medical calls, such as cardiac arrest or severe trauma, it provides manpower on building fires, special rescues, extrications from motor vehicles crashes, and serves as a mini-pumper for brush fire calls. It carries 300 gallons of water and as a 250 gallon per minute pump. It is also licensed as a medical first responder through the State of Ga. DHR.
Quint 11 and Quint 10 are 2007 Emergency One manufactured apparatus known as the Typhoon HP75 Model/Side Stacker and equipped with a 75 foot aluminum aerial ladder for rescue, as well as fire suppression with a fire nozzle on the ladder end. Ground ladders include 1-35 foot, 1-24 foot, 2-16 foot and 1-10 foot ladders. The quints have a storage capacity of 500 gallons of tank water and have the capacity of flowing 1,500 gallons per minute with a water supply.
Each quint carries 1,050 feet of 4-inch supply hose as well as 300 feet of 3-inch hose, 2-200 foot 1.75-inch attack lines and 200 feet of 1.0-inch attack line. Each quint is also equipped with on-board generators to support emergency lighting, as well as the Hurst extrication tools for victims entrapped in vehicles and from other rescue emergencies
Each quint is also licensed by the Department of Human Resources as an Emergency Medical First Responder, carrying oxygen, respirators, medical equipment, a defibrillator, intravenous therapy and other emergency medical pharmaceutical and emergency supplies.
Rescue 10 is a 2007 Freightliner. Body made by Custom Truck and Body Works, Woodbury GA. R-10 responds to all building fires, vehicle extrications, Gas Leaks and Special Rescues in unincorporated Fayette County and the City of Fayetteville on an automatic response and outside the jurisdiction on a mutual aid basis. R-10 is equipped with heavy extrication tools, generator and lights, an air refilling station and many other specialty tools.
Normal staffing of two personnel provide services on this unit.
R-10 is currently assigned to Station #10 on Seay Rd. in Fayetteville.
The Fayette County Department of Fire and Emergency Services has 5 advanced life support (ALS) medic units in service and 1 reserve medic unit on standby. All medic units are equipped as mobile intensive care units (MICU) with advanced cardiac monitoring and 12 lead transmission capabilities, a variety of medications, portable ventilation, and IV medication pumps to handle the most critical patients. The department prides itself on having nationally registered Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics along with Critical Care Paramedics on the medic units. The personnel who respond in the medic units are also cross trained as firefighters and respond to all types of medical, cardiac, trauma and fire calls in unincorporated Fayette County, Brooks, Woolsey, Tyrone and the City of Fayetteville.