Indianapolis International
Airport Fire Department

Station 1 - Terminal/Headquarters

Station 1 - March 2008
Indianapolis International Airport Fire Department Station 1: Headquarters
Located near the new mid-field Terminal, Station 1 was completed in late 2007. It now serves as department HQ and is home
to Crash 990, Tower 994, Rescue 995, Special Ops 997, Marion County Mass Decon Trailer, Squad 998 and Battalion 9.
 
Truck 990 - "The Green Hornet" - 2002 Oshkosh Striker 3000 Series Foam Unit

Rescue 990 - "The Green Hornet" 2002 Oshkosh Striker 3000 Series Foam Unit -
1950gpm/3000gal/420 gal foam/500 pounds of PKP dry chemical

This specially designed all wheel drive vehicle has independent suspension, extinguishing agent. Truck 990 has a
pump and can deliver 1000gpm through it's Snozzle brand 52 foot-elevating waterway. The boom is also equipped
with a video camera and thermal imaging camera and a 325gpm bumper turret also assists with fire suppression.

 
Truck 990 - "The Green Hornet" - 2002 Oshkosh Striker 3000 Series Foam Unit

Rescue 990 - "The Green Hornet" - 2002 Oshkosh Striker 3000 Series Foam Unit - 1950gpm/3000gal/
420 gal foam /500 pounds of PKP dry chemical

"The Green Hornet" is powered by a 600hp Caterpillar diesel engine and a Twin Disc Brand 6 speed transmission
capable of 0-50mph in 35 seconds. Truck 990 is also equipped with a 10kw Amps Brand hydraulic generator,
rear axle steering and seating for 5 firefighters.

 
ALS Ladder 994 "Big Jim" - 1996 Smeal/Spartan 75' rear-mount stick - 1250gpm/1000gal booster tank
ALS Ladder 994 - 2007 Pierce Velocity 100' Rear-mount Tower - 2000gpm/250gal
Truck 994 runs as a Quint on all fire calls around the airport.
 
Former Ladder 994 "Big Jim" - 1996 Smeal/Spartan 75' Rear-mount Ladder - 1250gpm/1000gal booster tank
Big Jim was named for a community member that was very active with the department and it's planning. He passed away
from cancer shortly after the arrival of this truck. To our knowledge this was the only ladder truck in the state that carries
a 1,000 gallons of water along with a 75' ladder. It is still located a IIAFD Station 1.
 
Special Operations Truck 997 - Sterling/Supreme
Special Operations Truck 997 - Sterling/Supreme
Truck 997 responds to Hazardous Materials incidents and is used to pull the Marion County
Mass Decontamination Trailer.
 
ALS Squad 998 - "Squadzilla" - 2005 Ford F-550/RPI Mini-pumper/Light Rescue
ALS Squad 998 - "Squadzilla" - 2005 Ford F-550/RPI Mini-Pumper/Light Rescue
ALS Squad 998 responds to all EMS, Fire and Rescue calls around the airport and terminal. As a mini-pumper it provides
quick response to smaller incidents such as car fires. "Squadzilla" was the winner of an inter-departmental naming contest
shortly before this rig was delivered in October 2005.
 
Battalion 9 - 2005 Ford Expedition Command Vehicle
Battalion 9 - 2005 Ford Expedition Command Vehicle
 
Car 904 os
Car 904 - 1994 Chevy Suburban
This rig formerly served as the Battlion Chief's vehicle.
 
Car 906 ds
Car 906 - Ford Escape
 
Mass Decon Trailer
Marion County Emergency Management - Mass Decontamination Trailer
 

Some of the pictures above were taken by IIAFD Division Chief Kevin Elmore. Special thanks to him as well for the some great history and background of the Indianapolis International Airport Fire Department.