Noble Township
Volunteer Fire Department

The Town of Union Mills is located 8 miles SSW of LaPorte, just south of US-6 in south central LaPorte County. Organized in 1946, this all-volunteer department includes 23 members who respond to 100 runs each year. NTVFD provides Fire, Rescue and Medical First-Responder protection to 48 square miles including the Towns of Union Mills and Wellsboro as well as all of Noble Township and half of Clinton Township.

Station
Noble Township Fire Station - County Road 800 south - Union Mills
 
Engine 1641 ds
Engine 1641 - 1999 Peterbilt/Custom Fire Rescue Pumper - 1250gpm/1000gal/30F
Pumpers with enclosed pump panels are a rarity in Indiana. While fairly common on Wisconsin, Minnesota and the upper
Midwest, this rig stands out in the Hoosier state for both its unique design and Peterbilt chassis.
 
Engine 1641 os
Engine 1641 - 1999 Peterbilt/Custom Fire Rescue Pumper - 1250gpm/1000gal/30F
1641 is first due for Fire, Rescue and Extrication calls at NTVFD.
 
Engine 1642 ds
Engine 1642 - 1980 Mack CF Pumper (#1409) - 1500gpm/500gal
This classic rig previously served at Merrillville Company 4. It is now the second-out pumper and the primary engine for
mutual aid and water supply.
 
Engine 1642 os
Engine 1642 - 1980 Mack CF Pumper (#1409) - 1500gpm/500gal
 
Tanker 1651 ds
Tanker 1651 - 1991 International/Warner - 2000gallon
 
Tanker 1652 os
Tanker 1652 - 1994 International/2004 Fire Services Inc - 1800gallons
 
Tanker 1653
Tanker 1653 - 1985 GMC/FD - 2000gallons
 
Medic 1661
Medic 1661 - 1995 GMC Suburban Medical Quick-Response Vehicle
 
Brush 1671
Brush 1671 - 1997 Ford F-350/Alexis (#SK591) - 550gpm/300gal/20F
 
Ladder 1691 ds
Ladder 1691 - 1973 Mack CF (#1391)/Baker 75ft AerialScope
This apparatus formerly served at Independence Hill Fire Company #2 in Merrillville, IN. It was purchased by the NTFD in 2006.

 

Special thanks to Assistant Chief John Homan for his help in arranging the apparatus for these pictures
and for providing the background and history for Noble Township VFD.

Noble Township Volunteer Fire Department

LaPorte County Emergency Dispatch