DISTRICT APPARATUS

The District fleet is a critical part of our response to any emergency. Mechanic Joe Parle, Firefighter/EMT Scott Baumgardner and Firefighter/EMT Chris May keep our apparatus ready to respond.

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Ambulances

Ambulances

The District has six ambulances. Our newest ambulance is configured with a square patient compartment instead of the traditional tapered patient compartment; this provides employees with more room for patient care and more space for emergency equipment storage.

Type 1 Engines

Type 1 Engines

The District has six Type 1 engines (5 in service and 1 in reserve). These engines hold 750 gallons of water, 2,150 feet of hose and, depending on the particular engine, come equipped with a 24 foot extension ladder, 35 foot extension ladder, 10 foot attic ladder or 14 foot roof ladder.

Type 2 Engine

Type 2 Engine

The District has one Type 2 engine, which holds 650 gallons of water.

Type 3 Engines

Type 3 Engines

The District has two Type 3 engines. These engines have off-road capability and are primarily used for wildland fires. One of the District’s Type 3 engine recently returned from a month long wildland assignment in Northern California.

Water Tender

Water Tender

The District has one Water Tender. The Water Tender holds 2,500 gallons of water and is utilized when there is a lack of good water supply or no available hydrant systems.

Air Trailer

Air Trailer

The District has one Air Trailer, funded by FEMA, that is used to fill the firefighter’s SCBA tanks. In 2007, the Air Trailer was used during the Angora Fire.

Polaris Ranger UTV

Polaris Ranger UTV

The District has one Polaris Ranger UTV purchased by the North Tahoe Firefighter’s Association with funds donated by the community and Ironman. The Ranger is equipped with advanced life support equipment and medicines and is utilized for back country rescues and during special events.

Snowmobiles

Snowmobiles

The District has two snowmobiles and a rescue sled used during off-road winter rescues. The snowmobiles were generously donated by Dave Cerutti of Lake Tahoe Snowmobile Tours.

North Tahoe Fire Protection District - PO Box 5879 - 222 Fairway Dr. Tahoe City, CA 96145 - 530-583-6911

Business Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM - Closed for Lunch 12:00 to 1:00 PM - Closed on Holidays

In case of emergency, call 911