There are currently 9 active pieces of apparatus in service at Madison Hose Co. No. 1.
This 2006 Pierce Enforcer Pumper is currently in service as 2-5-1
This Pierce EN5700 has a wheelbase of 174.5” and an approximate height of 9’-7”.
It has the ability to carry 750 gallons of water with a 1,500 GPM Hale pump, firefighting capabilities are enhanced with class A & B foam tanks
252 is a 1988 Pierce Dash Engine
This apparatus was replaced by the current 251, and is used as a second engine when needed, or as a reserve engine to replace a unit out of service.
It also has 750 gallons of water. It can be used in place of 261 when responding to a call in a known hydranted area of town.
This 2000 Pierce Dash 100’ Aerial is currently in service as 2-7-1.
This truck has a 2000 GPM pump, 400 gallon water tank, and on-board generator.
The Pierce also carries a full complement of gas powered saws, ventilation fans, and ground ladders.
261 is a 2010 Crimson Tanker with a Spartan Cab/Chassis.
This is the newest apparatus to the fleet and carries 3000 gallons of water with a 2000 GPM pump. It also has a 6 person cab containing SCBA, handlights, portable radios, hand tools, etc.
It carries 1000’ of LDH, handlines, and ground ladders.
In addition, 261 carries a portable dump tank, and has extending dump chutes on both sides and a large dump chute off the rear. 261 is essential for water supply in non-hydranted areas of town and for mutual aid assistance to other municipalities.
291 is a 1996 Freightliner Heavy Rescue.
This truck carries all necessary equipment for responses to motor vehicle accidents, including extrication equipment, technical rescue equipment, as well as a cascade system to fill SCBA bottles on scene.
In addition, 291 has mobile command capabilities using the walk-in compartment, navigation tools for marine rescues and a full complement of standard hand tools and breathing apparatus.
This unit is the first to respond to motor vehicle accidents, water rescues, or other specialty rescue situations.
This 2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty 4 x 4 is currently in service as 2-8-1
This brush truck responds to wildland fires
This trailer carries supplemental hazardous materials supplies
This 2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty 4 x 4 is currently in service as 2-3-1
The cab and chassis with utility body features a Powerstroke diesel V8 engine with an automatic transmission.
This unit carries fire extinguishers, saws, and various tools. This vehicle is used for transporting personnel and also carries traffic cones and barricades for traffic control at long term incidents.
This 20’ Maritime Skiff is currently in service as our Fire Boat, R-2.
This boat includes a 115HP Johnson outboard motor, navigation electronics, a fire radio, and trailer.
Inflatable hard bottom boat with a center console and a light tower on the back
The motor is a 2012 Evenrude
Used for water rescue – has the ability to get close to shore giving us the capabilities to do water rescue in shallow or rocky areas
Madison Hose Co. No. 1
655 Boston Post Road
Madison, CT 06443