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
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.
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.
Responsible for maintaining road closures and diverting traffic around emergency scenes.
Primary engine- Responsible for extinguishing all structural fires. Additionally, 12-2-1 handles all gas leaks and alarm emergencies.
Secondary engine- Responsible for motor vehicle accidents, hazardous materials and vehicle fires. 12-2-2 also carries the "Jaws of Life."
Third engine- Responsible for water supply and drafting (pulling water from a lake or pond.)
The role of the tanker is to transport water to areas without fire hydrants.
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.
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.
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.