Northeast Allen County Fire

Base 240 - Springfield Twp./Harlan

NEACFE is a community-based volunteer department that was formed by the merger of Grabill and Cedar Canyons VFD's in 2005. NEACFE provides Fire, Tactical Rescue and EMS response from it's three stations. The department now protects approximately 23,000 residents and 90 square miles in Northeast Allen County.

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Base 240 - IN SR-37 East - Harlan
Base 240 was built in 1999 by Springfield Township on IN-37 on the north side of Harlan. This firehouse was actually Grabill FD station 2, but has always been called the Springfield station. This all-volunteer house serves the eastern portion of NEACFE's area. It is home to six apparatus and includes a meeting room, offices, kitchen and rec area. Base 240 is home to Engine 241, Tankers 243 and 246, Squad 248, Grass Rig 249 and Ambulance E-245.

Engine 241 - 1998 HME/Smeal (#891270) - 1250gpm/1000gal
E-241 responds first-due for all incidents except medical calls from Base 240. It is usually the first-out apparatus with the on-duty crew while additional volunteer personnel respond with other appropriate vehicles.

Engine 241 - 1998 HME/Smeal (#891270) - 1250gpm/1000gal


Tanker 243 - 1996 Ford F-750/S&S - 300gpm/1800gal


Tanker 243 - 1996 Ford F-750/S&S - 300gpm/1800gal


Tanker 246 - 2010 International 7600/Pierce (#22878) - 1000gpm/4000gal


Tanker 246 - 2010 International 7600/Pierce (#22878) - 1000gpm/4000gal


Rescue 248 - 2015 Ford F550/HME Mini-Pumper (#22807) - 1500gpm/400gal/30A foam
Rescue 248 carries extrication tools, struts and cribbing. It respond first-due for vehicle accidents. This apparatus was also purchased from St. Joseph Twp in early 2019. It replaced the former Squad 248 which was sold to Baer Field Motorsports Park in Fort Wayne.

Rescue 248 - 2015 Ford F550/HME Mini-Pumper (#22807) - 1500gpm/400gal/30A foam


Grass 249 - 2003 Ford F350/Cascade Fire Equip (Medford OR) - 250gpm/350gal


Emergency 245 - 2001 Ford E450/2002 Braun (#3514) Type III Ambulance