Yankton Fire Department Apparatus
Yankton Fire Department has and maintains numerous pieces of apparatus for fire extinguishment and support of these duties. These include 4 pumpers, 3 tankers/water tenders, 2 brush trucks, 2 ATV's, 2 command vehicles, a 100 foot platform aerial, 1 rescue truck, 1 fire safety trailer, 1 air supply trailer, 1 trench rescue trailer, 1 hazmat/command trailer, 1 light trailer, and 1 pump trailer.
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Engine 1 is a 2005 Smeal Class "A" pumper on a Spartan chassis that is housed at Station #1. Engine 1 carried 500 gallons of water and has a 1250 gallon per minute pump. It also has an Onan Hydraulic 8000 Pump that powers the generator, and has an Akron 3400 Deckmaster Remote Control Monitor. The enclosed top mount control design allows for protection of the pump operator and allows a spot for the firefighters to rehab during a fire.
Engine 2 is a 2014 Smeal Midship Pumper with 1000 gallons of water and a 1500 gallon per minute pump. Engine 2 also has an Foam Pro System, and Onan Hydraulic Generator. This is the first truck that was purchased jointly by the City of Yankton and the Yankton Rural Fire District. Engine 2 is housed at Station #1
Engine 3 is a 2012 Smeal/Spartan Class "A" Pumper with 500 gallons of water and a single stage 1500 gallon per minute Waterous pump. It also has an Onan Hydraulic 8000 generator, with Fire Research 110 volt LED lighting, and a Foam Pro Class A foam system. The enclosed top mount control design allows for protection of the pump operator and allows a spot for the firefighters to rehab during a fire. Engine 3 is housed at Station #2.
Tanker 1 is a 2007 International/Danko built 4x4 tanker that carries 1600 gallons of water and has a hydraulic driven 500 gallon per minute pump that allows capability to pump and roll. Tanker 1 also has a bumper mounted turret with remote control inside to cab to assist in extinguishing fire. This truck is housed at Station 2.
Tanker 2 is a 2014 International/Danko built 4x4 tanker that carries 1650 gallons of water and has a hydraulic driven 500 gallon per minute pump that allows capability to pump and roll. Tanker 2 also has a bumper mounted turret with remote control inside to cab to assist in extinguishing fire along with a Foam Pro System and a 3000 gallon drop tank. This truck is housed at Station 1.
Brush 2 is a Polaris Ranger with a slide unit that can be removed if the unit needs to be used for other assignments. Brush 2 has a Honda CET pump and carries 100 gallons of water and 5 gallons on foam. This unit was purchased by the Sacred Heart Benedictine Sisters. This unit is housed at the Lake Station and is pulled by Truck 1.
Rescue 2 is a RVI 6 man rescue. This special operations unit carries equipment for vehicle extrication, confined space, hazmat and grain bin rescues. As well as being able t transport the 35 foot hazmat/command trailer. This truck has a 2500 watt PTO driven generator. This truck is housed at Station 1.
The Fire Safety Trailer is a 2001 Surrey Fire Safety House that was purchased to enhance fire safety training for all groups and ages. This is a 2 level design that features cameras, kitchen, TV, heated doors, and a 911 phone system. The trailer sees upwards of 3000 students a year and income is generated through rentals to outside departments. The trailer has traveled to departments in southeastern South Dakota and northeast Nebraska. This trailer is co owned with Vermillion Fire Department, and is housed at the Lake Station.