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. Click arrows "<" (left) and ">" (right) above to read more about our apparatus.
"Old" Engine 4483 is our "most mature" piece of apparatus, a 1990 Ford "Type 1" engine. E4483 is designed primarily for structure fires but has some modifications for wildland (e.g. the ability to roll forward and pump from auxiliary pump at the same time). This engine is being replaced in June 2020 by a new E4483 Rosenbauer "Timberwolf" engine.
"New" Engine 4483 is our newest addition, 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 should be in service by the end of June, 2020.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Rescue 4401 is a 1996 Ford F350, 4X4 vehicle. It is a 4X4 so it can get to the more challenging areas of Annapolis. The photographs still show the number as "4431" its old number, but it is now the response vehicle for Assistant Chief 4401.
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.
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.