Burlington Volunteer Fire Department

The small Town of Burlington is located 52 miles north of Indianapolis at the crossroads of IN-22 and IN-29 in the southeast corner of Carroll County. BVFD provides, Fire, Rescue and Medical First-Responder protection to 108 square miles in Howard, Clinton and Carroll Counties.


Station 1 - 108 West 8th Street @ IN-29 - Burlington
The original back section of this firehouse was built in 1948 and then the front was added in 1963.

Engine 105 - 1998 E-One Cyclone Pumper (#18806) - 1250gpm/1000gal
E-105 is first-due for all fires and accident calls. It is equipped with Hurst extrication tools and a 3-bottle cascade system.

Engine 118 - 2001 Pierce Saber Pumper/Tanker (12079-02) - 1250gpm/2000gal/50gal Foam
E-118 responds as the department'a primary mutial-aid and RIT truck. It also carries a portable Hurst hydraulic pump. E-118 is classified as a Class A engine thanks to the addition of the 5" hose in the cross lay position.

Engine 118 - 2001 Pierce Saber Pumper/Tanker (12079-02) - 1250gpm/2000gal/50gal Foam
This apparatus originally served the Westfield Road VFD in Houston, Texas.

Tanker 116 - 2011 International DuraStar/RPI - 500gpm/2500gal

Tanker 116 - 2011 International DuraStar/RPI - 500gpm/2500gal

Brush 134 - 2008 Ford F-550/ProTech/Fouts Brothers Grass Rig - 350gpm/300gal
Truck 134 responds first-due for all brush and field fires at Burlington. This well-designed truck includes a remote-controlled, front monitor nozzle on the pumper and hand lines on the back end.

Squad 144 - 1999 Ford F-350 4x4
144 responds as the medical first-responder unit. It is certified BLS non-transport and is frequently called upon to assist Carroll County Medic 1. This rig also serves as the department's Command and backup rescue unit. As seen here by it's numbering, this rig previously served as Brush 134.

Former Tanker 116 - 1994 International/2002 McGinley - 250gpm/2500gal
This apparatus was sold to nearby Walton, Indiana.

Former Engine 101 - Ford 900/Howe Pumper
This custom Howe coversion no longer is service. It previously served as the department's primary engine, but was replaced by E-105 in 1998.

Special thanks to Captain Mark Michael and FF/EMT Tyler Wilson for providing department background and history.