Washington Township Volunteer Fire Department

The town of Bruceville is located 120 miles southwest of Indianapolis along IN-67 in eastern Knox County. WTVFD is comprised of 18 members who provides Fire, Rescue and Water Rescue protection to 49 square miles. The response area includes Washington Township and the Town of Bruceville. ALS and BLS Transport services are provided county-wide by Knox County EMS.

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Washington Township Fire Station - IN-67 at Depot Street in Bruceville, IN.
Completed in 1994, this firehouse is home to all three apparatus and WTVFD's water rescue craft and trailer.

Engine 12 - 1995 International/E-One Pumper - 1250gpm/1000gal
E-12 is first-out on all fire calls. It also carries equipment for medical responses and vehicle extrication.

Tanker 12 - 2011 Kenworth T-370/2012 McGinley - 1250gpm/3000gal
TK-12 responds primarily as a tanker. However, on weekdays it usually rolls first-out due to limited manpower.

Tanker 12 - 2011 Kenworth T-370/2012 McGinley - 1250gpm/3000gal


Rescue 12 - 2003 Ford F-550/Stahl/Tri-State Utility
This rig is heavy rescue certified and responds first-due on all medical call and accidents.

Brush 12 - 1997 Ford F-350/TA Brouilette/FD 250gpm/250gal


Brush 12 - 1997 Ford F-350/TA Brouilette/FD 250gpm/250gal


Water Rescue 12 - 2004 Honda F-12X Aqua Trax


Brush 12 and the Water Rescue Trailer
Trailer 12 can be pulled to various incidents by Brush 12. This trailer carries Water Rescue 12. It also carries additional equipment for top-water rescues, high-angle rescue and mass casualty incidents.

Former Tanker 12 - 1995 International/1997 Mid-State Tanks - 250gpm/2000gal
This apparatus was retired with the arrival of the Kenworth/McGinley in 2012.

Former Tanker 12 - 1995 International/1997 Mid-State Tanks - 250gpm/2000gal