Apparatus



Diamond Fire Co.


ENGINE - Lehigh Co.-2911 / Northampton Co.-4411

This vehicle was custom built for Diamond Fire Company in 2009. It is on a 4-wheel drive 7400-series WorkStar chassis built by International Trucks and the body was built in Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania by KME Fire Apparatus. It has seating for 5 firefighters, a 500-gallon water tank and a 1500 GPM pump with 20 gallons each of class "A" and class "B" foam with pump-and-roll capability and a front turret nozzle. Additional pictures are here.

Engine 2911

2010 International/KME

Interface Pumper

 


TRUCK - Lehigh Co.-2931 / Northampton Co.-4421

This vehicle was custom built for Diamond Fire Company in 2002. The chassis was built in Cleveland, North Carolina and the body/ladder was built in Ephrata, Pennsylvania. The ladder truck has seating for 6 firefighters and is powered by a Detroit Diesel with an Allison Automatic Transmission. It is equipped with a 75' ladder, a 2000 GPM pump and 500 gallons of water. This vehicle is first out to all dwelling and structure fires. 

Truck 2931

2002 75' American LaFrance/LTI
Quint


RESCUE - Lehigh Co.-2941 / Northampton Co.-4441

This vehicle was custom built for Diamond Fire Company by Saulsbury Fire Apparatus in Tully, New York in 1995. The rescue-pumper has seating for 10 firefighters and is powered by a Detroit Diesel with an Allison Automatic Transmission. It has a 1750 GPM pump and 750 gallons of water. It is equipped with the Hurst "Jaws of Life". This vehicle responds to all motor vehicle accidents, hazardous material incidents and structure fires. 

Rescue 2941

1995 Spartan/Saulsbury
Rescue Pumper


SQUAD - Lehigh Co.-2951 / Northampton Co.-4442

In January of 2006, a 1993 International/Swab 19' rescue truck was purchased from the Macungie Fire Company to replace our 1982 step-van and was placed in service in March of 2006. It is equipped with an AED, Haz-Mat and fire police equipment.

Squad 2951

1993 International/Swab 19' Rescue Truck
Squad Unit


UTILITY - Lehigh Co.-2991 / Northampton Co.-4443

This vehicle was ordered in January 20, 2014 through KME Fire Apparatus in Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania and placed in service in August 21, 2014.   This vehicle will be used for carrying additional personnel and equipment to emergency scenes as well as pulling our fire safety trailer, ATV and boat.

Utility 2991

2015 Ford F-350 4X4 Crew Cab

Utility Truck with Reading Body

 


ATV - Lehigh Co.-2992 / Northampton Co.-4449

We purchased a Polaris Ranger 700 ATV for $15,548.56 with a State Fire Commissioner grant. This was placed into service in February 2008. This vehicle is equipped with a skid unit (80 GPM Pump / 50 GAL Water Tank / 5 GAL Class "A" Foam Tank) including a patient transport area and is used for off-road incidents and special functions within the Borough and surrounding communities.

ATV 2992

Polaris Ranger 700 ATV


UTILITY - Lehigh Co.-2993 / Northampton Co.-4445

This vehicle was obtained from the Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry in 2008.  The vehicle had all paint and body work performed by Sules Collision Center, Slatington, Pennsylvania.  All lettering was completed by Bill Neyer of Scribble's and Drip's and all emergency lighting was installed by our own personnel.  The vehicle was placed into service in June of 2009 and is used for carrying additional personnel and equipment to emergency scenes as well as transporting fire personnel to fire training classes.

Utility 2993

1989 Ford F-350 4X4 Crew Cab

Utility Truck

 


BOAT - Lehigh Co.-2998 / Northampton Co.-4444

We ordered a 14' Inflatable Zodiac Boat in January 2014 that was funded jointly through the PA State Fire Commissioner grant and Horsehead Development grant.  The boat was delivered on April 30, 2014 and placed into service on July 30, 2014.

Boat 2998


 

Retired Apparatus


Engine 2911

This vehicle was custom built for Diamond Fire Company by American LaFrance in Elmira, New York in 1963. It was equipped with a 1,000 gallon water tank and 1,000 gallon per minute pump.

Engine 2911 Retired

1963 American LaFrance Pumper



Engine 2911 (Refurbished)

In 1986, this vehicle was completely refurbished by American LaFrance at its former Service Center in Dunmore, PA. This engine has seating for five firefighters and is powered by a Detroit Diesel with an Allison Automatic Transmission. It responded as a back up engine to most fire emergencies. It was equipped with a 500 gallon water tank and a 1,500 GPM pump.

Engine 2911 Refurbished-Retired

1963 American LaFrance Pumper
Refurbished in 1986




In May of 2000, this vehicle was sold to Elkland Fire Department in Tioga County, PA.

Engine 2911 at Elkland Fire Department-retired



Engine 2912

This vehicle was custom built for Diamond Fire Company by American LaFrance in Elmira, New York in 1969. It was equipped with a 500 gallon water tank and 250 gallon per minute H.P. pump.

Engine 2912 Retired

1969 American LaFrance Pioneer Pumper




In 1982, this unit was sold to Fannett Metal Fire Company, Dry Run (Franklin County), Pennsylvania.

Engine 2912 at Fannett Metal Fire Company-Retired

1969 Pioneer Pumper at Fannett Metal Fire Co.




It was then sold to the Turbot Township Fire Company, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.

Engine 2912 at Turbot Township Fire Company-Retired

1969 Pioneer Pumper at Turbot Fire Company



Tanker 2921

This vehicle was custom built for the Diamond Fire Company by Saulsbury Fire Apparatus in Tully, New York in 1982. This vehicle was used to provide water supply to areas where fire hydrants do not exist. This tanker has seating for five firefighters and is powered by a Detroit Diesel with an Allison Automatic Transmission. It has a 3,200-gallon water tank. 

Tanker 2921 retired

This vehicle was refurbished by Swab in October of 2003.

Tanker 2921 Refurbished-Retired

In February of 2009 this vehicle was sold to Mid America Fire Apparatus.

 

 


 

Truck 2931 (1981)

This vehicle was custom built for Diamond Fire Company by American LaFrance in Elmira, New York in 1981. It was equipped with a 75' ladder, 500 gallon water tank and 1,500 gallon per minute pump.

Truck 2931 retired

1981 American LaFrance
75' Water Chief




In May of 2000, this vehicle was sold to Elkland Fire Department in Tioga County, PA.

Truck 2931 at Elkland Fire Department-retired

1981 American LaFrance Water Chief in service at Elkland, Pa



Truck 2931 (2001)

This vehicle was custom built for Diamond Fire Company in 2001. The chassis was built in Cleveland, North Carolina and the body/ladder was built in Ephrata, Pennsylvania. The ladder truck had seating for 6 firefighters and was powered by a Detroit Diesel with an Allison automatic transmission. It was equipped with a 75' ladder, a 2000 GPM pump and 500 gallons of water. However, due to an engineering error, the vehicle was overweight and had to be re-built on a tandem axle chassis at American LaFrance's expense.

Truck 2931 (2001)-Retired


Squad 2951

This vehicle was purchased in 1982 and converted into a squad truck to carry additional fire equipment to the scene of emergencies. The squad truck had seating for 3 fire personnel and was powered by a 6.2 Liter Diesel Engine with an Automatic Transmission. This vehicle was used primarily by fire police for traffic control functions, however, was also used for spill control incidents and pump details.

It was replaced in March of 2006 with a 1993 International/Swab 19' rescue truck which was purchased from the Macungie Fire Company and converted into a squad truck. In March of 2007 this vehicle was sold to Walnutport Authority to be used as a utility vehicle.

Squad 2951-retired

1982 Chevrolet Step Van


Attack 2971

This vehicle was custom built for Diamond Fire Company by Saulsbury Fire Apparatus in Tully, New York in 1983. This vehicle responded on all medical emergencies and brush fires. It was equipped with an Automatic External Defibrillator.

Attack 2971-retired

Attack 2971 Refurbished-retired

In January of 2009 this vehicle was sold to an individual in Fairview, Ohio.


Brush 2961

This vehicle was obtained from the Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry in May of 1999 and after extensive refurbishing, the vehicle was placed into service in May of 2000. This vehicle is used for brush fires and wildland fires and is also used for rescue incidents along the Lehigh Canal Towpath. It has a 500-gallon water tank, 300 gallon per minute pump and numerous brush equipment.

The vehicle was placed out of service on September 2, 2014 and returned to the Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry. It then went to the Bethlehem Township Volunteer Fire Company.

Brush 2961

1970 /89 AMC Kaiser 6X6
Brush/Wildfire Truck