Fire Department Companies

Company 1: 12-5-1, 12-6-1, Rescue Trailer

Company 2: 12-8-1, 12-3-1

Company 3: 12-2-1, 12-2-2, 12-2-3, 12-4-1

 

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Ladder 12-5-1

  

 

The Ladder Truck is Carmel Fire Department's newest piece of apparatus. Acquired in January, 2016, 12-5-1 is responsible for search and resuce and access to high roofs.

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Rescue 12-6-1

 

12-6-1 is responsible for assisting 12-5-1 with rescue and entry, and also carries the "Jaws of Life", air bags (to lift vehicles, fallen debris, etc...) and water rescue equipment.

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Fire Police

12-8-1

 

Responsible for maintaining road closures and diverting traffic around emergency scenes.

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Engine 12-2-1

Primary engine- Responsible for extinguishing all structural fires. Additionally, 12-2-1 handles all gas leaks and alarm emergencies.

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Engine 12-2-2

Secondary engine- Responsible for motor vehicle accidents, hazardous materials and vehicle fires. 12-2-2 also carries the "Jaws of Life."

Engine 12-2-3

Third engine- Responsible for water supply and drafting (pulling water from a lake or pond.)

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Tanker 12-4-1

The role of the tanker is to transport water to areas without fire hydrants.

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12-3-1

Responsible for fighting brush fires and transports the "Gator" to emergencies on Carmel's bike paths. Furthermore, 12-3-1 also acts as a secondary Fire Police vehicle when needed.

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Gator 12-8-2

The Gator's responsibility includes accessing brush fires in wooded areas and access to emergencies on Carmel's bike paths and medical emergencies in wooded areas.

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Rescue Trailer with 12 Marine 1

The trailer brings the boat and motor, and additional water rescue equipment to water rescues. Additionally, the trailer carries other rescue equipment.