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Wed. Dec 23rd 2020
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Wapello Fire and Rescue recognized two of our members for their outstanding achievements during our annual Christmas dinner and training Tuesday evening. Every year the Fire Chief, First Assistant and...
Sun. Mar 22nd 2020
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In response to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak currently occurring, we wanted to take a moment to ensure our citizens that we are taking additional precautions to ensure that we can continue...
Thu. Dec 26th 2019
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Wapello Fire and Rescue celebrated two service milestones and recognized two of our members for their outstanding achievements during our annual Christmas dinner and training Monday evening. Every yea...
Sun. Sep 9th 2018
In June 2018, an onsite audit of Wapello Fire Department was conducted by Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO) of Mt. Laurel, New Jersey. ISO is a company that collects and evaluates information from...
Wed. Mar 1st 2017
Wapello Fire and Rescue recognized two of our members for their outstanding service. Every year the Fire Chief, First Assistant and Second Assistant choose two members that have made significant contr...
Apparatus
Rescue 110
2007 Alexis Custom Built Walk In Rescue on Peterbilt
Responds to medical emergencies, vehicle accidents and technical rescue calls. Custom Built Alexis Walk In Rescue Fully Staffed Basic Life Support Unit. Technical and Heavy Rescue Operations, Extrication, Ice Rescue, Confined Space Etc., 25KW PTO Generator, 12,000 W Light Tower, AMKUS Extrication Tools, TNT Air Lift Bags, 4x4500psi Air Pneumatic System, Res-Q-Jacks, Air Tools, Porta Power, Metal Circular Saw, Reciprocating Saw, K-12, Chain Saw, 4-MSA SCBAs, Stedi-Eye Gyro Binoculars w/Night Vision, 4 Gas Detector, 10,000LB All Sides Winch, Stryker Stair Chair, 2 Trauma Kits, Jump Bag, Lifepak-15 ECG/Defibrillator w/12 Lead, NIBP, & SPO2, and many other tools found on a rescue truck.
Engine 114
2004 Alexis Custom Midship Topmount Pumper on a Peterbilt Chassis
First out rural engine, second due city engine. Top-Mount Pump Single Stage 1250gpm & 1000 gallons, 500gpm Deluge, Yamaha Generator, PPV, Scott Thermal Imager, 4 MSA SCBAs, 600'x 5" LDH, 1000'x 1 3/4", 400' x 2 1/2", 400gpm Blitz Fire, 4 Gas w/PID Monitor, Pro Pak Foam, K-12, Chain Saw, Medical Jump Bag, AED
And a Host of other equipment normally found on an Engine Company
Attack 115
2001 Ford F-350 4x4 S&S Fire Equipment Attack Truck
This unit responds to wildland fires and is also used for support functions such as towing of our UTV or rescue boat. Hale 18hp Pump 240 gpm @ 30 PSI, 250 gallon tank, Cascade Foam Flo system, Forestry Crosslay & 1 1/2 Crosslay, 2 Whip Lines, Swatters, Rakes, Brooms, Pulaski, AED
Attack 118
2002 Ford F-450 4x4 Wildland Firefighting Truck
Responds to wildland fires, support functions, and is also used to tow Rescue Boat 120. Hale 18hp Pump 240 gpm @ 30 PSI, 250 gallon tank, Forestry Crosslay & 1 1/2 Crosslay, 2 Whip Lines, Swatters, Rakes, Brooms, Pulaski, AED
Ladder 112
1993 KME 75' Firestix Aerial
First due city engine. Hale Single Stage 1500gpm, 500 gallons, 75' Aerial Stick with 4" waterway 1000 gallons @ the tip, 500LB Tip Load, 600'x5" LDH
Engine 113
1996 Alexis Custom Pumper on a Freightliner FL-70 Chassis
Reserve engine. Midship Top-Mount 1250 gpm Hale Pump, 1000 gallon poly tank, Onboard Class A & B foam, 7.5 KW Onan Diesel Generator.
Tender 116
2009 Alexis Custom Built Elliptical Tanker/Tender
Responds as a water supply for rural fires. 3000 gallon capacity, 500 gpm PTO pump, automatic dumps, retractable portable tank storage, reverse camera, full LED warning light package
Truck 119 & MIC 1
2006 Ford F-350 SRW Super Crew 4x4, Midwest Breathing Air Mobile Air System/ Command Center
Responds to all confirmed structure fires in Louisa County. Also responds to other large scale or time consuming incidents such as natural disasters or drowning recoveries.

Truck: Custom front bumper with Winch, Topper Covering Portable Honda 2K Generator and 50 gallons of ARAFF Foam.

Trailer: Mobile Command Center, Laptop Computer, Internet Access, TV, VCR/DVDR, Refridgerator, Filing Space, Heat & A/C, Self Sufficient Generator, 6000psi Compressor, 8x6000psi Bottles, Spotting Scope, Awning
Rescue Boat 120
1994 Alumacraft Xpress
Used for water rescue and recovery in and around Louisa County. Equipped with a 50hp Johnson outboard, Side-Scan Sonar, Throwables, Ropes, Radio, Drag Poles, Drag, Hooks
UTV 121
2011 Kubota RTV 1140 4x4
Equipped with a high-pressure pump on a 50 gallon wildland slide in unit, this vehicle is towed behind an attack truck to wildfires. The vehicle is also used to access some of our remote areas in the event of hunting accidents, search and rescue, etc. In addition, the vehicle is available for support at sporting events and other special events.
Engine 111
1919 American La France
Restored 1919 American LaFrance Firetruck donated to the Wapello Volunteer Fire Department by Mrs. A.R. Gustafson, a long time Chief of the Wapello Fire Department.

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