Palmyra Township, Portage County Ohio
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Squad 2011
Squad 2011

Squad 2011

2003 Osage Ambulance built on a Ford Chassis 7.3 Power Stroke. Purchased from Myers Equipment in Canfield, Ohio. Equipped to provide Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advance Life Support (ALS) Care from a Basic to a Paramedic level. Put into service in early 2004. Responds to traffic crashes, structure fires, hazardous materials incidents, Carbon Monoxide calls, and any other incident where EMS may be needed. When not working with a patient its also used as a rehab unit for exhausted firefighters and rescue personnel on fires and other incident scenes. Also equipped to start initial management for Multi Victim Incidents (MVI's). Responds to other area townships to provide back up on mutual aid requests by other departments whether Basic or Advanced care is either needed or requested. Provides primary EMS response to Southeast Elementary, Middle, and High School. The law requires a minimum of at least two EMT's operating at the basic level or higher to transport a patient to the hospital. Hospitals that we transport to include Robinson Memorial Hospital in Ravenna, Alliance Community in Alliance, Trumbull Memorial Hospital and St. Joes Eastland of Warren, Akron General, Akron City, Akron Children's and St. Thomas of Akron, and St. Elizabeth's of Youngstown. Our primary is Robinson Memorial Hospital. Primarily staffed as a paramedic unit but may be staffed as a Basic or Intermediate (Advanced) unit depending on time of day being a volunteer department. Unit responds to approximately 275 calls annually.

 

Engine 2013
Engine 2013

Engine 2013

1994 International Luverne Pumper with a six man cab. Features a 1000 GPM (Gallons Per Minute) Hale pump with a 1000 gallon tank capacity, 4500 Watt gasoline powered generator, Negative and Positive pressure ventilation fans along with Misc. other ventilation equipment, Fire hose include two 200' "Crosslays" of 1¾" hose mounted mid-ship, 400' of 2½" hose each for the reverse and forward lays mounted in the hose bed. Also included is a forward lay of 300' of 1¾" hose and a 1" booster line for trash fires and other misc. small fires which is mounted under the driver side door. This vehicle is also equipped with a Basic Life Support (BLS) bag to provide basic first aid and basic oxygen delivery. This vehicle's primary role is to respond as a first in attack pumper to all structure fires. Responds to service calls such as downed power lines, brush and grass fires as a secondary unit, traffic crashes, car fires, and misc. other fire and service calls. This truck was put into service in the summer of 1994.

 

Rescue 2016
Rescue 2016

Rescue 2016

1998 International with Midstate Box equipped with roll up doors. Rescue 2016 has a two man cab but can also seat five additional personnel in the back. This vehicle is equipped with a three bottle cascade system for filling SCBA (Air Pack, Self Contained Breathing Apparatus) bottles on scene, misc. basic hazmat equipment, 120 Kw Gentec hydraulic generator, insta-chain system for the rear wheels, Ramsey EP8000 rear mounted winch, CO Monitor, serveral pieces of extrication equipment including a gasoline powered portable Champion Simo pump which allows the extrication team to operate two tools at the same time, hydraulic cutters and spreaders and two sizes of hydraulic rams. Also included are a set of airbags for lifting, an ALS jump bag equipped with advanced airway equipment, IV capabilities, and a pediatric jump bag. This vehicle has many uses including response to traffic crashes for EMS and extrication purposes, transport extra "manpower" to the scene of a fire or wherever more help may be needed, hazardous material incendents, a back up to the ambulance and can be used as a command vehicle if needed. This vehicle was put into service in the late summer of 2003.

 

Brush/Utility Truck 2017
Brush/Utility Truck 2017

Brush/Utility Truck 2017

1999 Ford F350 4x4. Contains a skid pump/tank unit that carries 200 gallons of water and 10 gallons of class A foam with a built in foam system. The Darel pump is powered by a Briggs and Stratton 23 HP V twin engine, this pump is capable of pumping in excess of 500 gallons a minute. This truck has the ability to draft water from streams and ponds to help supply water used in fighting a structure fire. 2017 also can respond to service alarms such as wires and trees down. Equipment carried include chainsaw, wildland firefighting protective clothing and equipment as well as traffic control devices. The customization as well as the lettering of this truck was done by the members of the Palmyra Fire Department.

 

Tanker 2018
Tanker 2018

Tanker 2018

1988 International with Firovac pump system and 3000 gallon tank capacity. Can be loaded and unloaded within three minutes. Seats three personnel. Equipped with 6" chutes mounted on the driver, passenger, and rear sides, 250' of 2½" hose, floating strainers, 3500 gallon capacity drop tank, portable front mount Hale pump that flows in excess of 350 GPM. This vehicle is used to transprt water to the scene of a fire from lakes, ponds, or any other source of water where the truck can be filled. This truck also responses to service calls, such as pumping of basements. This vehicle was put into service in the summer of 1988.

 

Support Vehicle 2026
Support Vehicle 2026

Response Vehicle 2026

2000 Ford Crown Victoria 5.0 Liter Police Interceptor. Purchased in 2004 from the State of Ohio. Decals were placed on the car by members of the department soon after the painting was completed. Used for transporting additional personnel to a scene whether it be within the township or to area townships, fire prevention vehicle for fire inspections, a first response vehicle to EMS alarms if the ambulance is already on another call, also used for misc. other special details. Equipment includes a rope rescue bag, an ALS jump bag with Intubation and IV capabilities, a Physio-Control Life Pak 10 Cardiac monitor and also equipment to assist with traffic control.

 

 

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