St. Joseph Township Fire-Rescue

Retired Rigs

Rivers Ambulance Authority). In 2012 SJTFD re-organized as St. Joseph Township Fire-Rescue. SJTFR now includes 30 all-volunteer members who provide Fire, Rescue and Medical First Responder protection to 6,500 residents and 7 square miles within the unincorporated areas of St. Joseph Township. SJTFR responds to approximately 300 runs each year.

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Tanker 74 - 1986 Ford L9000/S&S Fire Apparatus - 1250gpm/3500gal


Tanker 74 - 1986 Ford L9000/S&S Fire Apparatus - 1250gpm/3500gal
This former tanker was sold to Clymers, IN in 2009.

Emergency 75-2 - 2001 Ford F-350/Med Tec ALS/BLS Ambulance


Emergency 75-2 - 1995 Ford E-350/Med-Tec - BLS Ambulance


Squad 76 - 1992 Ford F-350 4x4
Squad 76 is often the first due for rapid medical response when the ambulances are not available. This rig is also used for trafficcontrol and pulls boat 70.

Ladder 77 - 1991 Pierce Arrow 100ft Aerial Tower (#E6463) - 1500gpm/200gal


Ladder 77 - 1991 Pierce Arrow 100ft Aerial Tower (#E6463) - 1500gpm/200gal
This apparatus is the second aerial device owned by the Township. The first was a 50ft Telesqurt that was eventually sold to Ashley, Indiana. This 1991 Arrow has since been sold to Hunterstown, IN.

Rescue 78 - 2001 Pierce Lance Custom Heavy Rescue
R-78 carries various Extrication and Rescue Tools (spreaders, cutters air and hydraulic). A Cascade system was built into the roof for on-scene SCBA support. In addition, this large rig carries equipment for Ice/Water Rescue, Rope Rescue, RIT, EMS and Rehab equipment.�Rescue 78 is first out on all auto crashes along with the Ambulances.

Rescue 78 - 2001 Pierce Lance Custom Heavy Rescue
This sharp truck replaced a 1982 Pierce Medium-Duty Rescue which was then sold to Fremont, Indiana. This 2001 Lance was sold to Kimberly, Wisconsin in 2015.

Grass Rig 79 - 1985 Ford F350 4x4 - 250gpm/300gal


Boat 70 - Mercury Zodiac Rescue Boat
Boat 70 can be quickly deployed to aid top-water rescue efforts in retention ponds and along the river.

Fire 71 - 2003 Chevy Suburban Command Vehicle (Chief's Vehicle)