Aboite Township Volunteer
Fire Department - Base 180

Aboite Township Fire Department is located in the Southwest section of Allen County in Northeast Indiana. A total of eleven fire, EMS, and rescue apparatus respond to emergency dispatched calls from two stations. The department has been in operation since 1982 with all Volunteers on a pager alert system for all emergency calls in the township. Aboite staffs two Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT-B) 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to service the medical emergencies of the community.

Pump 181 - 2001 Pierce Enforcer Mid-mount Pumper 1500gpm/750gal
Engine 181 - 2002 Pierce Enforcer Mid-mount Pumper - 1500gpm/750gal
181 is the first due pumper for structure fires from Base 180 located at
11321 Aboite Center Road in Fort Wayne.
 
Pump 281 - 2002 Pierce Enforcer Mid-mount Pumper 1500gpm
Engine 281 - 2002 Pierce Enforcer Mid-mount Pumper - 1500gpm/750gal
Engine 281 was initially the first-out pumper from Station 2. However, it now responds from Base 180.
 
Rescue 188 -2003 Pierce Enforcer 22' Walk-around Heavy Rescue w/Command Cab
Rescue 188 - 2003 Pierce Enforcer 22' Walk-around Heavy Rescue w/Command Cab
R-188's equipment includes a 6000 lb. winch, 6-bottle cascade system, light tower, Cummins 370 HP engine and a 35kw PTO generator.
 
Tanker 183 - E-One/International - 2500 gallon
Tanker 183 - E-One/International - 300gpm/2500 gallon
With its large water capacity, Tanker 183 is dispatched on most fire calls and mutual aid calls in the area. While most of
the newer developments in Aboite Township have hydrants, many of the older rural areas do not.
 
 
Aboite Ambulances
Emergency 285 & 185 - Aboite BLS Ambulances
Two EMT's currently staff Station 1 24/7 year-round. Both ambulances now respond from this station and rotate "first-out"
status to extend the useful life of both rigs.
 
Emergency 185
Emergency 185 - 2005 Ford E-450/Braun BLS Ambulance
E-185 is the newest of the two ambulances that serve Aboite Township.
 
Emergency 285
Emergency 185 - 1998 International/MedTec BLS Ambulance
 
Command 181 - Chevy Suburban Battalion Chief Vehicle
Command 181 - 1999 Chevy Suburban - Battalion Command Vehicle
This truck will be replaced with a new Chevy Tahoe Command Vehicle in 2007.
Not Yet Pictured: Grass 181, Utility 181 and the 2007 Chevy Tahoe Command Truck

Aboite Township VFD