NSCFPD has a variety of apparatus and vehicles, not just fire engines. All of the District’s Fire vehicles carry emergency medical supplies and AEDs, after that, the equipment on the different vehicles varies. Driving fire engines requires a special license that most of the FPD members have obtained; the other vehicles require a regular Class C driver license.
4400 is a utility vehicle, a 2020 Ford Ranger. This truck is the “chief’s rig” and is used mainly by the Fire Chief, but it may also be used by anyone on the department when it is needed at an incident or on department business.
Rescue 4401 is a 1996 Ford F350, 4X4 vehicle. It is a 4X4 so it can get to the more challenging areas of Annapolis. In 2021 it was outfitted with a “skid pump” so it has a small water tank and some hose to provide initial attack firefighting capability. 4401 is the primary response vehicle for Assistant Chief 4401.
Squad (or “Rescue”) 4432 is a 2001 Ford F550 truck. 4432 is essentially a “giant toolbox” and is the primary response vehicle used by our volunteer staff for everything but fires. 4432 holds medical, extrication, cliff rescue, and other gear, including some firefighting gear and tools, but it does not have a water tank and does not carry hose.
Rescue 4433 is a 2017 Ford F550. 4433 is essentially a “giant toolbox” and is the primary response vehicle used by our CAL FIRE staff for everything but fires. 4433 holds medical, extrication, cliff rescue, and other gear, including some firefighting gear and tools, but it does not have a water tank and does not carry hose.
Utility 4444 is a 2003 Ford F150 pickup utility truck. It is used for various functions, from filling-in when Squad 4432 is being serviced to scouting out access ahead of the fire engines to delivering Christmas trees, and can be used as a response vehicles for personnel not licensed to drive engines.
Engine 4457 is a 1994 “type 6” engine, put into service in July, 2018. A “type 6” engine is basically a heavy-duty pickup truck chassis with a water tank, pump, and hose, plus a small compliment of rescue and medical gear. Type 6’s are especially useful for quick first-attack on wildland fires in areas where larger vehicles may not be able to get access.
Engine 4471 is a 2001 Pierce “Type 2” engine, with a 1000 gpm pump and a 500 gallon water tank. E4471 is equipped for both wildland and structure firefighting, and is the primary response vehicle for VFD staff responding from the North Station. E4471 was custom designed for TSRVFD by Chief Dan Levin, specifically for the circumstances of responding to emergencies in the wildland/urban interface of Sea Ranch. In 2010 E4471 was dedicated to Chief Levin in recognition of his long and dedicated service to the VFD and the community.
Engine 4483 is our newest engine, a Rosenbauer “Timberwolf” engine built on an International chassis. E4483 is equipped to fight both structure fires and wildland fires. It has a 750 gallon water tank, pumping capability of 1250 gpm, and the ability to pump at both high and low pressure. This engine went into service in the summer of 2020.
Engine 4485 is a 2009 Pierce Type 2 (elements of both wildland and structure fighting) engine. E4485 is a “contender” model engine, with an 1100 gpm pump and a 750 gallon water tank. E4485 is not a customized engine, but has been modified slightly to adapt it to the needs of firefighting and access in our area.
Water Tender 4490 is 1986 Ford water tender. 4490 is a “tactical tender”, meaning that it carries hose and firefighting equipment and can help to fight fire in addition to simply carrying water.
Water Tender 4491 is a 2014 International truck with a new buildup of water tank and pump added in 2021. 4491 carries 2,000 gallons of water.
4441 is an offroad “side by side” vehicle,or “UTV” (utility task vehicle). It is a 2023 Honda Pioneer Trail 1000. 4441 allows transport of people and equipment to the many places in our area that larger trucks cannot reach. 4441 has been customized by Chris Aitchison of CNA Metalworks to be able to hold a “Stokes Basket”. A Stokes is a long metal basket used to hold and transport a human patient out of a difficult-to-reach area, such as from down an embankment, or from a trail that is not reachable by regular vehicles. 4 41 was purchased and equipped entirely with funds donated to the North Sonoma Coast Volunteer Firefighter Assocation.