Media Fire Company Apparatus

Current Apparatus
 

Engine 23-2

  Pierce Lance Pumper
  1985

23-1 is a 1985 Pierce Lance Pumper with a 1250 GPM two-stage Waterous pump and a 750 gal tank. The Engine is equipped with 100' of 1"trash line, (3) 200' 2"" preconnects, (1) 200' 3" preconnect, 200' of 3" spare hose and 1000' of 5" supply line. It will carry all of the loose equipment that was on Squrt 23 and has 3kw Onan Generator. 23-1 was purchased from Goshen Fire in Chester County back in February of 2005 and has had some minor modifications and updates since its purchase



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Snorkel 23

  Pierce Snorkel
  2002

Snorkel 23 is a 2002 Pierce truck with an 85-foot Snorkel articulating platform, which can deliver 1,000 gallons per minute. Snorkel 23 has seating for seven firefighters and carries a full complement of firefighting tools and specialized tools. Snorkel 23 also carries over 200‘ of ground ladders. Snorkel 23 is the primary response apparatus for the departments Rapid Intervention Team.



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Rescue 23

  Chevy / Hackney
  1996

Rescue 23 is a 1996 Chevy Kodiak chassis with a Hackney body. It has seating for up to 4 firefighters and carries a variety of specialized equipment. This equipment can be used to remove people from vehicles that were in accidents, rescue people trapped by fast moving water, and control hazardous materials that may have been spilled. Rescue 23 also provides additional support items needed at a fire scene such as lighting, saws, salvage equipment and ice water for rehabilitation after a fire.



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23-7

  Road Rescue Ultra Medic
  2004

23-7 is certified by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. 23-7 carries a wide variety of life saving equipment including a Physio Control AED, basic rescue tools, as well as a wide assortment of fire ground rehabilitation supplies



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23-7A

  Road Rescue Ultra Medic
  2004

23-7A is certified by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. 23-7A carries a wide variety of life saving equipment including a Physio Control AED, basic rescue tools, as well as a wide assortment of fire ground rehabilitation supplies



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Medic 23

  Chevy Tahoe
  2004

Medic 23 is a 2004 Chevy Tahoe and is a Pennsylvania state-certified advanced life support unit. This unit provides paramedic and advanced life support when needed. Medic 23 is staffed by a paramedic from Riddle Memorial Hospital 24 hours per day.



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Medic-23A

  McCoy Miller
  2006

Medic 23A is a 2006 McCoy Miller Type II ambulance and is a Pennsylvania state-certified advanced life support unit. This unit provides paramedic and advanced life support equipment when needed. Medic 23 is staffed by Media Fire Company volunteer paramedics on a as needed basis,



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23-8

  Ford Expedition
  2001

23-8 is a 2001 Ford Expedition and serves as our Incident Command vehicle. The designated duty officer uses the vehicle to respond to incidents and coordinated all activities from it. The vehicle is equipped with multiple radios, maps and preplans for Media Borough, has water distribution maps to verify adequate water sources and has an extensive library for looking up information on chemicals. In addition it can be used as a quick response vehicle if our two ambulances are committed on others calls. As with all of our other vehicles, 23-8 has a Basic Life Support bag, oxygen equipment and an Automatic External Defibrillator. Media Fire Company was one of the first companies to equip eac...

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Squrt 23

  Pierce Arrow
  1989

Squrt 23 is a 1989 Pierce Arrow with a 54-foot articulating Squrt device. Capable of carrying six firefighters, it can pump 1,500 gallons per minute, has 500 gallons of water and holds 1,900 feet of various sized hose. The Squrt device is capable of delivering 1,000 gallons of water per minute in almost any position it is deployed. Squrt 23 also has an on-board foam system that can be used for Class A and B fires.



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Retired Apparatus
 

Engine 23-2

 
 

Engine 23-2 is a 1976 Pierce Oshkosh pumper. Engine 23 was originally designed as a water supply engine and has slowly been converted to handle duties as a back-up attack engine. Engine 23 is equipped with a 1,500-gallon-per-minute pump, 500 gallons of water and 1,200 feet of supply line on two hydraulic reels.



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