Truck 715 is a 1998 Pierce Dash heavy duty ladder truck. This unit is equipped with a 105 foot aerial device as well as over 200 feet of ground ladders, and many other forcible entry and hand tools required to gain quick entry into any building or dwelling and aid with salvage and overhaul.
Rescue Squad 715 is a 2005 Pierce Dash walk-in Heavy Rescue, and is capable of handling every kind of emergency, including water and ice rescues, automobile accidents, and confined space rescues. Squad 715 unit is equipped with the Amkus Ultimate hydraulic rescue tool system as well as both hydraulic and electric winch capabilities.
Engine 715B is a 2008 Pierce Dash engine featuring 1250 GPM Waterous dual stage pump and 550 gallon booster tank, along with Class A and Class B foam tanks. This unit is also equipped with a compressed air foam system, (CAFS). The smaller booster tank allows better acceleration and less wear and tear on the vehicle.
Brush 715 is a 2006 Ford F-350 truck equipped with a skid unit including a 200 gallon tank. This unit carries a chain saw, portable wench, generator, forestry hoses, Indian tanks, rakes, and axes. This unit’s primary responsibility is providing fire suppression capabilities in limited access and off-road areas.
Antique 715 is a 1952 Chevrolet LaFrance engine, that is equipped with a state-of-the-art sound system. This vehicle is used in several parades annually, as well as community events and fundraisers, and also carries Santa Claus around the area every year!
In addition to the above apparatus owned and staffed by the Burtonsville VFD, we also aid in staffing the following County-owned apparatus currently assigned to our station