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Emergency: 911
Trumbull Regional Dispatch Center: 203.459.0159

Mailing Address:
Nichols Fire Dept.
100 Shelton Road
Trumbull, CT 06611

 


 

ENGINE 301

Engine 301 is a 2005 Seagrave Custom Pumper. It is first out at station one and is the newest member of our fleet. This unit is 1st out of station 1 for all structural fire calls and automatic alarms.

Equipment:

  • 8 man stainless steel cab and a custom stainless body
  • Detroit diesel series 60 450 hp 5 speed Allison transmission
  • 1500 gpm Hale pump
  • 45 gallon around the pump foam system
  • 15kw Onan generator
  • 15’ 9,000 watt Wilbert light tower
  • 4-1500 watt quartz telescoping scene lights
  • 2-250’ electrical cord reels
  • 1500’ Stortz LDH
  • Full compliment of pre-connected attack lines

ENGINE 302

Engine 302 is a 1982 Hahn custom pumper. 302 is the 2nd unit to respond from Station 2 on McDonald Road. This engine also serves as a back-up when our frontline apparatus goes out for maintenance or repair. 24 years of service so far and this one is in pristine condition thanks to the efforts of our members.

Equipment:

  • 5 man cab
  • Detroit Turbo Diesel 8v92ta 425 hp, Allison transmission
  • 1500gpm Hale pump
  • 500 gallon tank
  • 45 gallon around the pump foam system
  • 8kw Onan generator
  • 2-1500 watt quartz telescoping scene lights
  • 1500’ Stortz LDH
  • Full complement of pre-connected attack lines
  • Variety of hand and power tools for engine and truck company operations

RESCUE 300

Rescue 300 is a 1992 Beck custom pumper. It was designed to operate as our rescue unit. Rescue 300 is our primary unit which responds 1st out for all rescue calls, vehicle fires and Haz-mat incidents.   

Equipment:

  • 6 man cab
  • Detroit Diesel 8v92ta 500 hp, Allison automatic transmission
  • 1500gpm Hale pump
  • 800 gallon tank
  • 90 gallon around the pump foam system
  • 12kw Onan generator
  • Double 1 ¾” hand line reel on front bumper
  • 2 fixed Hurst hydraulic rescue tool power units, connected to hydraulic hose reels on the front and rear bumpers
  • 4 - 1500 watt quartz telescoping scene lights
  • 3 - 250’ electrical cord reels
  • Complement of haz-mat equipment
  • Portable Hurst hydraulic power unit
  • Full complement of hand and power tools including specialized rescue equipment
  • Full complement of pre-connected attack lines
  • 1000’ Stortz LDH
Remote roof turret

QUINT 303

Quint 303 is a 2000 Seagrave 75’  Quint. A Quint is a combination of an engine and a ladder truck. It is the first out apparatus from station 2 to all calls, fire or rescue related.

Equipment:

  • 6 man stainless steel cab with stainless steel custom body
  • Detroit Turbo Diesel series 60 450 hp with  Allison 5 speed transmission
  • 1500gpm Hale pump
  • 500 gallon tank
  • 7.5kw Onan generator
  • 75 foot rear mount aerial with pre-piped waterway
  • Portable Hurst hydraulic power unit
  • Full compliment of ground ladders
  • 2-1500 watt Quartz telescoping scene lights
  • Full complement of pre-connected attack lines
  • Variety of hand and power tools for truck and engine company operations

TRUCK 304

Truck 304 is a 1982 Hahn custom truck. This apparatus is basically a standard ladder truck, without the main aerial ladder. Due to the onboard compressor system and the amount scene lighting equipment this truck has earned the nickname “Fresh air and sunshine.”  It responds second out from station one to all structural calls. It responds first out for water rescue incidents and Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) assignments.

Equipment:

  • 5 man cab with a Ranger aluminum body
  • Detroit turbo Diesel series 8v92ta 425 hp with an auto Allison transmission
  • 200 gallon foam tank  with diaphragm pump system
  • 15kw Onan generator
  • Bauer 13 cfm 4 bottle cascade system max pressure 6,000 psi
  • 8 quartz telescoping lights
  • 13’ 9,000 watt Wilbert Light tower
  • 4-250’ electrical cord reels
  • 210 feet of ground ladders
  • Water rescue equipment with Ice rescue sled
  • Wide variety of hand tools and overhaul equipment
Full complement of PPV equipment

 

Service 307

 
 

Service 307 is a 2008 GMC 2500 4x4 pick-up truck utility vehicle. It serves in a variety of roles, including plow truck, brush fire response vehicle, and personnel and supply transport. 307 also has an electronic lift gate.