Costly Fire Truck Repairs
Currently Lincoln County Firefighters are operating firetrucks that break down frequently. Replacement of outdated trucks is needed to ensure the safety of the residents and firefighters. Repair costs rise each year and we are at the point it would be more fiscally responsible to replace the aging fleet of apparatus rather than continually repair them.
What Do Our Fire Trucks Do?
Responds to any type of emergency. Carries up to 1,000 gallons of water, basic life support medical equipment, rescue equipment and tools to extinguish fires
Responds to fires. Carries 3,000 gallons of water and other tools to support firefighting and water supply operations
Responds to any type of emergency. Carries 750 gallons of water, equipped with a 75ft ladder, basic life support medical equipment, rescue equipment and tools to extinguish fires
Water Rescue Boat:
Inflatable boat responds to swift water rescues. Jon boat responds to rescues in slow moving water.
Utility Terrain Vehicle:
Responds to brush fires, wilderness rescues and areas that are inaccessible by a larger firetruck
These vehicles have many uses such hauling our UTV for brush fires or driven by the Fire Chief and Assistant Fire Chief who respond to emergency incidents of large magnitude to direct and organize response resources
Brush Truck:Responds to brush fires, wilderness rescues and areas that are inaccessible by a larger firetruck
How Much of Prop Emergency Will Be Spent On Fire Trucks?
How Much Of Prop Emergency Will Be On Spent Equipment?
Emergency Responders have to be prepared and equipped to solve problems with urgency, complexity, and necessity. We carry a large variety of tools and equipment that each unique circumstance requires. Whether the call demands a thermal imaging camera, or a simple axe, it is imperative that we have the proper tools available in order to respond effectively. Funds from Prop Emergency will ensure that we will be able to maintain the level of service and care that we are proud to provide.
Prop Emergency will also fund the purchase of firefighter protective gear. Firefighter turnout gear is the protective gear that firefighters wear into a heated environment. Our gear is not fire-proof, but is heat and flame resistant. Every 10 years, no matter the condition of the gear, it is required to be replaced. The materials, although advanced, degrade over time and are no longer