Apparatus

511 - Utility

This 2001 GMC 2500 was purchased from Carroll GMC and assembled for Chester Volunteer Fire Department.

Capabilities:

  • Personnel carrier
  • Full complement of medical first response equipment & AED
  • Traffic control equipment
  • Carries a crew of 5
  • Primary tow vehicle for unit 571 & 572
  • Seasonally equipped for wildfire / ice rescue response

521 - Rescue

This 2002 Freightliner chassis was designed by and custom built for Chester Volunteer Fire Department at Metalfab Fire Trucks in Centreville, NB.

Capabilities:

  • Full complement of vehicle extrication tools Including the "Jaws-of-Life" and vehicle stabilization equipment
  • Carries a crew of 5 / 4 self contained breathing apparatus (SCBA)
  • Full complement of medical first response equipment & AED
  • Various other rescue equipment
  • 5,000 Watt Honda generator with scene lighting
  • Single bottle breathing apparatus refilling station (6000 PSI cascade system)

531 - Pumper

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This 2013 Spartan Metro Star chassis was custom built for Chester Volunteer Fire Department at Fort Garry Fire Trucks in Winnipeg, MB.

Capabilities:

  • 1250 GPM pump / 800 gallon water tank
  • Carries a crew of 6 / 5 self contained breathing apparatus (SCBA)
  • PTO generator with scene lighting
  • Thermal imaging camera (TIC)
  • Gas detection
  • Portable dump tank
  • Full complement of structural firefighting equipment
  • 1500' 5" supply hose

541 - Pumper Tanker

This 2007 Spartan Gladiator chassis was designed by and custom built for Chester Volunteer Fire Department at Metalfab Fire Trucks in Centreville, NB.

Capabilities:

  • 1500 GPM pump / 1500 gallon water tank
  • Carries a crew or 8 / 7 self contained breathing apparatus (SCBA)
  • 5000 watt portable generator with scene lighting
  • Thermal imaging camera (TIC)
  • Portable dump tank
  • Rear swivel dump valve
  • Full complement of structural firefighting equipment
  • 3000' of 5" supply hose
  • Equipped for wild land firefighting

551 - Tanker

This 1997 International chassis was designed by and custom built for Chester Volunteer Fire Department at Superior Fire Trucks.

Capabilities:

  • 1050 GPM pump / 2000 gallon water tank
  • Carries a crew of 2
  • 2000 gallon port-a-tank
  • 18 HP Honda powered portable pump
  • 5000 watt portable generator with scene lighting
  • 1000' of 4" supply hose

571

This 1986 Boston Whaler "Revenge" series boat was donated by a resident after witnessing a water incident near their home. This unit remains in the ocean from Spring thaw until December.

Capabilities:

  • Twin 135 HP 4-stroke Honda outboards
  • 20 HP Honda powered mid-range portable pump
  • Deck mounted water cannon
  • Rescue and retrieval capibilities

572

This 2015 AB Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) remains trailer mounted at the station and responds to all inland water and harbour emergencies.

Capabilities:

  • 20 HP 4-stroke Honda outboard
  • Rescue and retrieval capibilities
  • Seasonally equipped with all ice water rescue equipment