Department Needs

The fire department has needs in various areas. Your support can help make these needs a reality!

Tech/Equipment

  • 23 ambulances (Fleet has an average of 149,000 miles)
  • 20 fire apparatus (No reserve fleet and many mechanical issues with fleet)
  • Computer-Aided dispatch with station alerting system
  • Medical priority dispatch system (MPDS)
  • Fire station computers
  • Laptops for Arson Investigators
  • Personal Protective Equipment (Required to perform at the scene of emergencies)
  • Automatic External Defibrillators (AED)
  • EU2000i Gas Generators
  • Bayco SL-1082 Halogen Light Stand
  • 1 A/C Flush and Recharge System
  • 2 Super Sink Parts Washer
  • 126 Axe Scabbards
  • Various air lifting bags
  • Various streamline coupling systems
  • Repairs to Engine #59
  • Repairs to Engine #8
  • Repairs to Engine #34
  • Repairs to Ladder #17
  • Repairs to Ladder #8
  • Repairs to Ladder #18
  • Repairs to Ladder #21
  • Repairs to Sutphen Aerial HS 3484
  • Repairs to miscellaneous apparatus throughout the department
  • 8 New Fire Engines
  • 5 New Ladder trucks
  • 1 Ladder Platform
  • 2 Squads Trucks
  • Repairs to existing fireboat
  • 50 Spare Cylinders
  • 100 Face Piece C/C ready
  • 250 Replacement Harnesses
  • 250 1st Stage Regulator Kits
  • 5 Husqvarna K-12FD Rescue Saw 14” with sling
  • 50 Various blade sets for K-12FD
  • 10 Tempest PPV Fan
  • 6 500’ Rescue rope and carrying bag combo kits
  • 6 H2 Tablet Toughbooks with software for Arson Unit
  • 15 Streamline Poly Stinger Flashlights for Arson Unit
  • 4 Fast chargers for Arson Unit
  • 8 Desk PC with 24” monitors and software Arson Unit
  • 23 New EMS Rigs
  • 22 EMS Rigs need to be Repowered
  • Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) – Data warehouse
  • Medical Priority Dispatch System (MPDS) – software

Firefighter Development

  • Professional Officer development and leadership training
  • Building demolition capability within the Department
  • 911 Training

Community Relations

  • Townhall Meetings within the various neighborhoods
  • Support sprinkler ordinance for single-family dwellings
  • DFD Fire/Safety Guides
  • 10,000 Captain Fire Fighter Coloring Books
  • 10,000 DFD Fire/Safety Guides

Facility

  • 18 super fire stations (average fire station is 81 years old)

Supply Needs

  • Ajax
  • All purpose cleaner/degreaser
  • Bar soap
  • Black pens
  • Bleach
  • Blue/red pencils
  • Brooms
  • Carbon Paper legal
  • Carbon paper standard
  • Dish soap
  • Emery paper
  • File boxes
  • Floor scrub brushes
  • Floor squeeges
  • Floor wax
  • Garbage Bages
  • Hand brushes
  • Hand soap
  • Hand towels
  • Highlighters
  • Lawn mowers
  • Mop Heads with handles
  • Paper clips
  • Paper towels
  • Post its
  • Push brooms
  • Red pens
  • Rig wash
  • Scouring pads
  • Snow Shovels
  • Soft bristle rig brushes
  • Sponges
  • Staples
  • Toilet brushes
  • Toilet paper
  • Wash mittens
  • White out
  • Window squeeges