Russiaville Patch

Harrison Township
Fire Department

Harrison Township is located 48 miles north of Indianapolis in western Howard County. The Township lies immediately west of the City of Kokomo. HTFD's all-volunteer department includes 24 dedicated members who respond to Fire, Rescue and BLS calls. Their territory includes 16 square miles and approximately 3,500 residents.

Russiaville Patch

Engine 21

Engine 21 - 1996 Freightliner/E-One Pumper - 150gpm/1000gal tank with 15gal Class A&B Foam
E-21 is the first out truck for all fire calls. This rig includes a 6 man cab and is fully equipped with
Hurst extrication equipment, a 15kw hydraulic generator, light tower, rear suction, laptop computer, RIT and TIC.

Engine 22

Engine 22 - 1991 KME Predator Pumper - 1250gpm/500 gal tank
First out engine for extrications, carries complete set of extrication equipment. This rig previously served as Engine 445
at Warren Township in Indianapolis.

Ladder 23 ds

Ladder 23 - 1999 American Lafrance Metropolitan/2002 LTI 75' Quint - 1500gpm/500gal tank
L-23 serves as HTFD's aerial device and is second-due for most structure fires.

Ladder 23 os

Ladder 23 - 1999 American Lafrance Metropolitan/2002 LTI 75' Quint - 1500gpm/500gal tank

Ambulance 21

Ambulance 21 - 2001 Ford E-450/Marque/LifeStar

A-21 is first out for all EMS calls. ALS service is provided throughout most of the county by either Howard County EMS
or St. Joseph Hospital EMS.

Tanker 21

Tanker 21 - 1978 Ford/Star Stainless - 2400gal tank with 3000gal dump tank
This rig has been through a couple lives after starting out as a dump truck. It continues to run as the first due tanker and
will hopefully be joined in the near future with a pumpe/tanker.

Squad 21

Squad 21 - 1997 Freightliner/1998 Med-Tec
This rig formerly served as an ambulance at Pike Township in Indianapolis. It was repainted red and ran for a while as a second ambulance. It has now been converted into a Tactical Rescue Squad which carries extrication tools, extra cribbing, water and ice rescue equipment and a cascade system for replenishing SCBAs on fire scenes.

Chief 21

Chief 21 - 2002 Chevy 2500 4x4 Command Vehicle

Deputy Chief

Car 22 - 1994 Ford Crown Victoria - Deputy Chief's Vehicle

Special Thanks to Chief Jeff Zimmerman and FF Rocky Buffum for their assistance in arranging these pictures and providing HTFD background and history.