Piedmont Fire Department Apparatus
The Piedmont Fire Department staffs 3 pieces of equipment at all times. One type 1 Fire Engine, one type 2 Fire Truck and one type 2 Rescue Ambulance. In addition to these units the PFD maintains an extended fleet of vehicles which include a Chiefs command vehicle, a reserve type 1 Fire Engine, a reserve type 1 Rescue Ambulance, a type 6 (wild land) Fire Engine, and a utility pickup truck. The totality of the PFD fleet ensures that despite regular maintenance, repair work, and assistance provided during large incidents such as are regularly seen during the summer months, the City of Piedmont never experiences a lapse in service below the standard of, one engine, one truck and one ambulance.
2891: 2018 Leader Ambulance
2891 is a 2018 Leader type 2 ambulance. 2891 responds to over 700 emergency medical calls every year. The two firefighters assigned to 2890 are state licensed and county accredited paramedics and can perform complete cardiac care including resuscitation, defibrillation, monitoring and pharmacological care. 2891's paramedics also provide trauma care, injury stabilization and a wide array of diagnostic procedures. 2891 also assists in county wide mutual aid when significant events happen or unusually high call volume deplete resources. This same assistance is provided to Piedmont by our surrounding departments during our time of need.
2843: 2009 Pierce Arrow
2843 is a 2009 Pierce Arrow type 1 fire engine. It boasts a 1500 gpm pump, 750 gallon water tank, a full compliment of EMS equipment and a staff of 3 firefighters. 2843's notable responses include multiple residential fires in Piedmont, the Valley Fire of 2015, the Sonoma county and Santa Barbara fires of 2017 and the Camp fire of 2018. 2843 Also responds as a primary response to medical calls in with in the city of Piedmont alongside the PFD ambulance.
2872: 2014 Sutphen 75' Ladder
2872 is a 2014 Supthen SL-75 type 2 fire truck. 2872 is equipped with a 75' aerial ladder, 115 feet of ground ladders, a 1500 gpm pump and a 500 gallon water tank. 2872 is also stocked with tools and equipment to perform vehicle extrication, technical rescue, and rope rescue. 2872 responds to all structure fires, vehicle accident, rescues and is responsible to handle medical calls when 2890 and 2843 are already assigned to emergency calls. There is a complete stock of EMS supplies and a licensed paramedic is assigned to 2872 at all times.
2880: 2016 Ford F550 Wildland Engine
2880 is one of the newest additions to the Piedmont Fire Department fleet of apparatus. Built on a 2016 Ford F550 frame, 2880 is a type 6 wild land engine. 2880 is able to respond in rough terrain be it unpaved forest lands, or the rubble of an urban disaster. The compliment of equipment on 2880 is light and nimble allowing for quick response and fast work. 2880 has been deployed across the state during fire season since going into service including assignments in Monterrey, Sonoma, Shasta, and Solano Counties.