Clay Fire Territory

Station 3

Engine - Tactical Rescue - Tanker - Brush - TSU

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Clay Fire Territory Station 3 - Portage Rd and Conrad Street
entire semi truck was aquired from Aurora IL, not just the trailer, and I've since found out the trailer is a Renke. Also the station is This firehouse was originally built in 1964 and served the German Township Fire Department. Upon their merger in 2007, this firehouse was completely renovated and a bay was added to the right side.

Engine 243 - 1998 HME/1999 Alexis (#1680) Pumper/Tanker - 1000gpm/1500gal
This apparatus previously served Harris Township as Engine 454 prior to the merger. It was then assigned as Reserve Engine 248 until the 2007 HME E-243 was involved in an accident that totalled that truck.

Engine 243 - 1998 HME/1999 Alexis (#1680) Pumper/Tanker - 1000gpm/1500gal


Former Engine 243 - 2007 HME Spectra Custom Pumper/Tanker - 1250gpm/1676gal
This rig was specifically designed as a pumper/tanker to respond to some of the remaining areas of German Township without hydrants. E-243 was involved in a roll-over accident on 9/14/2011 while responding to a working residence fire. The engine was struck by a Roseland police car (which was responding to a separate MVA call) at the intersection of Cleveland and Juniper Roads. Thankfully, all injuries in this crash were minor, however the truck was considered a total loss.

Tanker 253 - 1996 International/US Tanks - 500gpm/2500gal


Tactical 3 - 2000 Ford F-550/Hackney (F00629)
This apparatus was previously assigned as Tactical 261, 262 and then TSU-263. It was reassigned in 2010 as a light rescue apparatus that is cross-manned by the Truck 291 crew for rescue calls. It was reassigned in 2012 to station 3. This rig features a 4500watt light tower, cord reel and 10KW generator. Tac-3 provides Air and Light support for largers incidents at CFT.

Tactical 2 - 1999 Sterling Acterra/Custom Confined Space and Tactical Rescue Trailer
The body of this unique rig was originally given to Aurora, Illinois to use as a MABAS truck, but it was never put in service. Clay acquired this truck in 2010 and it responds with Confined Space Rescue Equipment.

Tactical 2 - 1999 Sterling Acterra/Custom Confined Space and Tactical Rescue Trailer


Station 243 adopted this sharp logo in 2011

Special Thanks to our friends Division Chief Brian Kazmierzak and Captain John Nyerges of CFT for providing years of apparatus and department updates. Thanks guys!