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#13 – 2006 diesel powered Ford F550 4X4 mini-pumper crew cab rescue unit. Built by Ft. Garry Fire Trucks of Winnipeg, MB. The on-board pump is a Honda 18HP and carries 185 Imperial gallons of water. The Technical Rescue Unit pulls our Zodiac and/or Haz-Mat trailer, and carries most equipment used in specialized areas such as water & ice surface rescue, and rope rescue which includes high angle and confined space response/rescue.

#13 “Technical Rescue”

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#12 – 2006 diesel powered Freightliner pumper with a Darley 1250 GPM pump, and carries 800 Imperial gallons of water on board with a triple combination foam system. #12 can supply straight water, wet water (a low concentration of foam in the water which allows better absorption onto burning materials), or Compressed Air Foam (a combination of water, foam and air) through a Foam-Pro system. Built by Ft. Garry Fire Trucks of Winnipeg, MB. This unit is the lead pumper.

#12 “Lead Pumper”

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# 11 – 2002 diesel powered Freightliner pumper with a Darley 1250 GPM pump, and carries 800 Imperial gallons of water on board. Capable of producing foam, #11 can supply straight water or wet water (a low concentration of foam in the water which allows better absorption onto burning materials). Built by Ft. Garry Fire Trucks of Winnipeg, MB. This unit served as the lead pumper until 2006. In 2011, the pump was retro-fitted to a Foam-Pro system.

#11 “Secondary Pumper”

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#10 – This 1996 diesel powered Freightliner built by Intercontinental Trucks of Winnipeg, MB. serves as the main equipment unit and Incident Command Post. #10 houses most of the mask crew and firefighter’s personal gear, along with the majority of fire scene support equipment.

#10 “Incident Command”

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#9 – This 1988 gas powered Ford pumper is coupled to a Darley 840 GPM pump,  capable of hauling 400 imperial gallons on board and served as lead pumper until 2002. Built by Fort Garry Fire trucks in Winnipeg, MB., this pumper is capable of producing foam with an around the pump foam system. Presently, this unit is used as the lead pumper for a hazardous material incident as it carries the bulk of containment equipment for a haz mat incident.

In 2007/2008, #9 was on loan to St. Francois-Xavier Fire Dept. when one of their tanker pumpers was lost in a roll over during an extremely windy, icy fall storm.

#9 “Haz-Mat Response”

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