Steen Township/Wheatland Volunteer Fire Department

Station 9

The Town of Wheatland is located 45 miles north of Evansville in eastern Knox County. Formed in 1962, STVFD includes 20 volunteer members that provide Fire and Rescue protection to approximately 1,000 residents in the Town of Wheatland and Steen Township. EMS Service is provided locally by Knox County EMS.

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Steen Township Fire Station - Niblack Street at the RR tracks
Courtesy of and SIDC grant, this firehouse was completed in 2007. After making due with a building that had previously been a drug store (see bottom of this page), this is the first true fire station for the department.

Engine 9 - 1998 International/Pierce Pumper/Tanker - 1250gpm/1250gal


Engine 9 - 1998 International/Pierce Pumper/Tanker - 1250gpm/1250gal


Engine 91 - 1983 Pierce Arrow Pumper - 1250gpm/500gal
This rig was purchased in December 2007 from Vincennes City Fire Department where it had previously served as Engine 1, Engine 3 and a reserve.

Engine 91 - 1983 Pierce Arrow Pumper - 1250gpm/500gal


Tanker 9 - 2007 Freightliner M2/Bluegrass - 500gpm/3000gal


Tanker 9 - 2007 Freightliner M2/Bluegrass - 500gpm/3000gal


Truck 9 - 2004 Chevy K3500/Knaphiede/2012 Gerrys Automotive - 150gpm/225gal/5foam
Truck 9 is first due for all medical calls and brush fires.

Truck 9 - 2004 Chevy K3500/Knaphiede/2012 Gerrys Automotive - 150gpm/225gal/5foam


Rescue 9 - 2004 Freightliner M2-106/Wheeled Coach (249034)/2014 FD
This apparatus originally served Polk County, Florida. It then served Knox County EMS from 2011 until early 2014 when it was purchased by STVFD.

Rescue 9 - 2004 Freightliner M2-106/Wheeled Coach (249034)/2014 FD