Indianapolis Fire Department
Retired Rigs

Stations 31 & 32

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Snorkel 31 - 1967 TCM/Pierce/Pittman 75-foot Snorkel

Snorkel 31 - 1967 TCM/Pierce/Pittman 75-foot Snorkel
Photographer unknown

 
Snorkel 31 - 1967 TCM/Pierce/Pittman 75-foot Snorkel

Snorkel 31 - 1967 TCM/Pierce/Pittman 75-foot Snorkel
On October 30, 1967 Indianapolis purchased this Snorkel. It was built on TCM chassis #18446 and carried Pierce #9564A.
1978 Photo by Duane Troxel

 
Engine 31 - 1969 Maxim F Pumper - 1500gpm/500gal

Engine 31 - 1969 Maxim F Pumper - 1500gpm/500gal
Photo by Bruce Neal

 
Former Engine 31 - 1998 Pierce Lance II Pumper - 1500gpm Hale pump/500gal/40gal foam

Former Engine 31 - 1998 Pierce Lance II Pumper - 1500gpm Hale pump/500gal/40gal foam
This rig served faithfully as Engine 31 for 9 years. During that time it racked up 110,000 miles and 20,000 engine hours!
In August 2007 this apparatus was reassigned to reserve status.

 
Engine 31 and Ladder 31 in front of station

Former Engine 31 and Ladder 31 in front of their station in 2004.

 
Tactical 31 - 1988 Ford F-700/Mavron - Walk-in Medium Rescue - Northside Hazmat Response

Former Tactical 31 and Tactical 13 - 1988 Ford F-700/Mavron - Walk-in medium rescue
This rig was retired from service in the Summer of 2006 after being replaced by a former Rescue Squad.

 
Engine 32 - 1966 Maxim S Pumper - 1000gpm/300gal

Engine 32 - 1966 Maxim S Pumper - 1000gpm/300gal
Photo by Bruce Neal

 
Engine 32 - 1966 Maxim S Pumper - 1000gpm/300gal

Engine 32 - 1966 Maxim S Pumper - 1000gpm/300gal
Photographer Unknown

 
Truck 32 - 1964 GMC 5000/IFD Shops City Service Truck

Truck 32 - 1964 GMC 5000/IFD Shops City Service Truck
1978 photo by Duane Troxel

 
Truck 32 - 1964 GMC 5000/IFD Custom - City Service Truck

Truck 32 - 1964 GMC 5000/IFD Custom - City Service Truck
Photo by Bruce Neal

 

Special Thanks for excellent photos from Bruce Neal. 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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