Indianapolis Fire Department
Retired Rigs

Stations 27-30

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Engine 27 - 1965 Maxim S Pumper - 1000gpm/300gal - IFD #2476, Maxim #2464

Engine 27 - 1965 Maxim S Pumper - 1000gpm/300gal - IFD #2476, Maxim #2464
Photo by Bruce Neal

 
Engine 27 - 1965 Maxim S Pumper - 1000gpm/300gal - IFD#2476, Maxim #2464

Engine 27 - 1965 Maxim S Pumper - 1000gpm/300gal - IFD#2476, Maxim #2464
Delivered April 16, 1965.
1978 Photo by Duane Troxel
Engine 27 operated one of three 1965 Maxim S 1000gpm/300gal pumpers ordered by IFD

 
Aerial 27 - 1975 Seagrave 100' Rear-mount Ladder - IFD #2576, Seagrave #E75052

Aerial 27 - 1975 Seagrave 100' Rear-mount Ladder - IFD #2576, Seagrave #E75052
1978 photo by Duane Troxel

 
Aerial 27 - 1979 Duplex/Thibault 100' Rear-mount Ladder

Aerial 27 - 1979 Duplex/Thibault 100' Rear-mount Ladder
Photo by Bruce Neal

 
Engine 29 - 1967 Maxim S 26270 Pumper - 1000gpm/300gal - Serial #2472

Engine 29 - 1967 Maxim S 26270 Pumper - 1000gpm/300gal - Serial #2472
This rig originally went into service as Engine 13 on October 30, 1967 before being reassigned to Engine 29.
Photo by Steve Hagy

 
Truck 29 - 1958 Maxim S 100' Mid-mount Ladder

Truck 29 - 1958 Maxim S 100' Mid-mount Ladder
Photographer unknown (initials EL)

 
Aerial 29 - 1985 Duplex/Thibault 100' Mid-mount Ladder

Aerial 29 - 1985 Duplex/Thibault 100' Mid-mount Ladder
Photo by Matt Woods

 
Former Tactical Support Unit 29 - Air Truck - 1990 Chevrolet Stepvan
TSU-29 served for 14 years before being replaced by the Ferrara unit above.
 
Former Rescue Squad 29 1998 - Chevrolet Suburban
Former Rescue Squad 29 1998 - Chevrolet Suburban
Along with Squads 5 and 18. Squad 29 was decommissioned in January 2006 as part of a department reorganization.
It was reassigned to Station 32 until late 2008 when it returned to service at Station 29. It was replaced in August 2009 with
a new GMC/E-One apparatus and was reassigned to reserve status.
 
Light Wagon 29 - Dodge Van
Former Light Wagon 29 - Dodge Van
The addition of the new TSU in late 2004 forced Light Wagon 29 to be temporarily stationed at Station 26 for a year.
However, when Squad 29 was reassigned as Squad 32, Light Wagon 29 returned to it's original station. This apparatus was
retired from active service in late 2008.
 
Engine 30 - 1969 Maxim F - 1000gpm/500gal

Engine 30 - 1969 Maxim F - 1000gpm/500gal
Photo by Bruce Neal

 
Truck 30 - 1966 GMC 5000/IFD Custom - Service Truck

Truck 30 - 1966 GMC 5000/IFD Custom - Service Truck
Photo by Bruce Neal

 
Truck 30 - 1966 GMC 5000/IFD Custom - Service Truck

Truck 30 - 1966 GMC 5000/IFD Custom - Service Truck
1978 photo by Duane Troxel
This rig was a twin to Truck 19

 
Aerial 30 - 1979 Spartan/Thibault 100' Rear-mount Ladder

Aerial 30 - 1979 Spartan/Thibault 100' Rear-mount Ladder
Aerial Company 30 is shown assisting on a house structure fire in this Matt Woods photo.

 
Ladder 30 - 1997 Simon Duplex/LTI 75' Rear-mount ladder
Ladder 30 - 1998 Simon Duplex/LTI 75' Rear-mount ladder
Ladder 30 assists on a structure fire on Guilford Avenue. L-30 served in frontline service from 1998 until September 2009.
It was reassigned to L-64 and replaced with a larger Ferrara 77ft aerial.
 

Special Thanks for excellent photos and history from Bruce Neal and Matt Woods. Also thanks to Steve Skaar for
providing these great pictures from Duane Troxel, as well as his own slide collection from years past!

 

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