Our Firetrucks & Equipment
The Eureka Fire Protection District not only has the equipment to get the job done quickly and safely, but our personnel also have the essential training to utilize the equipment efficiently. The firefighters and paramedics in our organization are members of teams such as our Technical Rescue Team, Swiftwater Rescue Team, Equine Search and Rescue Team, Strike Team 5, BikeStreet Team and IST.
Ladder Truck 2412 is an Rosenbauer aerial truck with a 2000 GPM pump and a 109 foot ladder. While there aren't any 100 foot buildings in Eureka's district, the setbacks of many structures require the long reach of this truck. 2412 was placed in service in the 1st quarter of 2017 and was purchased with funds from the 2008 bond issue. This truck also carries an AED for cardiac emergencies.
Pumper 2414 is a 2012 Smeal/ Spartan Gladiator Pumper/Tanker/Tech Rescue/ Haz-Mat unit. 500 hp Cummins, Allison 4000 EVS series automatic, 2000 GPM Hale midship pump, 1000 Gal. Booster tank, Waterous automatic CAFS as well as Class B foam system w/ auto tank fill capability.Speed lays, front intake, trashline & Hurst 10,000p.s.i. Pumper 2414 was placed in service in April 2013.
The new 2424 Pumper/Tanker/Rescue has been placed in service at Station # 2. This is new a 2010 Rosenbauer. This truck has a 2000 gpm midship pump with a 1250 gal. booster tank; CAFS system as well as Class B foam system. Midship pump panel, 2-1 ¾ ” & 1- 2 ½” speed lays, front intake & trash line. Electric and hydraulic reels.Hurst high pressure rescue tools, 2000’of 3” & 5” hose. 2000 gal. folda tank and ladders stowed on top on hydraulic racks. Extendable dump shute in rear.
Rescue pumper 2434 is 2016 Rosenbauer. 2434 went in service in the 1st quarter of 2016. It carries a full complement of extrication equipment, air bags, high angle rescue, and air monitoring equipment. This unit also has a thermal imager 5 gas detector on board. This truck was purchased with funds from the 2008 bond issue.
Brush / Utility unit 2418 is a 2000 Ford F-350 cab chassis with a custom bed. It is stationed out of House # 1 on Highway 109. 2418 has several duties including running as a brush unit for wildland fires and as the truck that pulls 2496, our technical rescue trailer. The booster hose reels and storage boxes are hung under the bed, and the water tank is custom fabricated from diamond plate aluminum to allow clearance of the gooseneck trailer.
Brush / Utility unit 2428 is a 2011 Chevy Silverado Pickup. It is stationed out of House #2 on West 5th Stret. This unit has a skid unit slid in the bed to allow for response on brush fires. Vehicle is also used for towing boat 2429 and other trailers as needed.
Brush / Utility unit 2438 is out of Station # 3 in Hoene Springs, MO. This truck is 2009 Cheverolet Silverado 3500 (SRW) crew cab, with Knaphide utility body and a 250 gal. skid unit. Brush Truck 2438 carries a class A foam cell and a 400 GPM Hale Pump. This Unit supports Brush, Boat Ops., Utility, and EMS.
Rescue Boat 2419 is a flatbottom boat with a Mercury 150 HP motor and a variable speed trolling motor. It can operate in flood and swiftwater situations. It has a very shallow draft to operate in the Meramec River.
The Eureka Fire Protection District hosts and maintains the mobile command center, Unit number 2499, for the St. Louis Regional Response System Missouri Region C / Illinois MABAS 32 and 25. The mobile command center provides extensive inter-communications capabilities, incident management equipment, and information technology systems. The mobile command center has responded for incident management as part of the St. Louis Incident Support Team (IST) and planning requests ranging from storm damage in southern Missouri to the NHRA races at Gateway International Raceway. The mobile command center is called the "EM50" as a tongue-in-cheek reference to the RV in the movie "Stripes".
The Eureka Fire Protection District has several vehicles that are used for our administrative and commnand functions. Each of the the four command officers has a vehicle assigned to them that they operate on a regular basis as they must respond on incidents at any given moment. Additionally, our community education, fire inspection, and other daily operations require us to have transportation other than fire apparatus.
Utilized as a mobile command post and a first aid station. It is primarily used for long term events, Eureka Days Festival, Backdraft Rodeo, and other community events. It can also act as a portable fire station in the event of flood waters preventing access to an area. It has first aid equipment, HVAC, an electric generator, and VHF radios for communications.