Penticton Fire Department maintains a large fleet of apparatus to assist with firefighting and rescue situations.
Ladder 202 is housed at Station 202 and is a 2001 American Lafrance 75 foot Quint mounted on a Freightliner Chassis. This truck is equipped with a Hale 1750 two-stage QMax pump and is powered with a 500 horse Detroit Diesel Series 60 engine. A response for this truck is generally to the large incidents or a large building. However, with a 300-gallon water tank on board, it can manage the small fires as well.
This engine is located at Station 201 and is a 2013 Hub Engineered Triple Combination Pumper. It has a Spartan Gladiator Cab & Chassis with a Cummins ISX-450 engine. Engine 201 is equipped with a Hale Q2Max, 1500 two-stage pump and has a 500 Imperial gallon water tank on board.
This engine is a 2005 Hub Engineered Triple Combination CAFS Pumper, American Lafrance Eagle 134/Freightliner Chassis. It is located at Station 202. The engine has a Hale Q-Max, single-stage, 1500 lgpm, 600 Imperial gallon polypropylene water tank with a Hale CAFSPro, Pneumax PTO-Driven Compressor, 20-gallon class "A" and 30-gallon class "B" foam.
This engine is a 1999 Hub Engineered Triple Combination Pumper, American Lafrance Cab, Freightliner Chassis is the first-out pumper. It is located at Station 201.The engine has a 1500 Lafrance, (Hale) two-stage pump with a 600-gallon water tank with an Akron Class "A" (20 gallons) and "B" (40 gallons) foam system.
Engine 204 (Training Engine)
This engine is a 1991 Anderson Engineered Triple Combination Pumper and is our training pumper. It's located at Station 202. The engine carries 1,200 gallons of water and is used for PFD and Regional Department Training scenarios.
Water Tender 201
This 2009 Hub Engineered water tender with an International 7600 SFA 6X4 Cab and Chassis with a 750 Hale Q-PAK two-stage pump and a 2500 IMP copoly water tank. The Water Tender is mainly used for fighting grass fires, small structure fires and for water shuttle and relay operations in remote regions of our community. It is kept at Station 201.
Rescue 201 is a 2015 Freightliner M2 Crew Cab and Chassis with a HUB built - walk around rescue body. This truck is first out for rescue from Station 201 and is the support vehicle for all structure fires. It is fully equipped to manage any rescue call from vehicle to swift water, ice and high angle tower crane. The truck is powered by a 400hp Cummings ISL with 1000 LB/FT torque and Allison EVS 3000 Automatic with PTO.
Rescue 202 is a 2003 Ford F550 Pro-Fire Rescue Truck and is the first-out rescue truck at Station 202. It goes to motor vehicle accidents within Penticton and is also sent to all regional rescue calls such as motor vehicle accidents where extrication is required. Rescue 202 carries auto extrication equipment such as Jaws of Life, rams and cutters.
Marine Rescue 201
This Rescue Boat is an Outlaw Eagle with twin jet drive used for all marine rescues and searches on Okanagan Lake. It's housed at the Penticton Marina and can be mobilized in seconds by our crews. It's used primarily on Okanagan Lake and can be trailered to Skaha Lake when required.
Marine Rescue 202 & 203
Penticton Fire operates two 2016 Yamaha Waverunners for marine rescues on Skaha Lake and Okanagan River Channel. These Yamaha VX Cruiser HO are powered by a 4-cylinder, 4-stroke, 1.8-litre engines and a 155mm high output jet. With a rider capacity of three and a tow behind rescue sled, these units are quick to an incident and can manage multiple victims.
Bush 201 is a 2000 Ford F250 XL Super Duty extended cab 4 wheel drive. It's our tow vehicle for the Rescue Boat and is also equipped for fighting small grass fires.
Bush 202 is a 2015 Ford F-350 crew cab with a 6.2L, V8, 16 valve, 385HP engine with 405 LB/FT. The truck carries 335 gallons of water, an onboard Honda Striker 250 gallon portable pump and is fully equipped to fight wildfire incidents.
Car 201, a 2018 Chevrolet 1500 4WD, is the staff vehicle for the Fire Chief. It is equipped with radios, back-up inverters for recharging radio batteries and is used in the staging area at large fires.
Car 202, a 2018 Chevrolet 1500 4WD, is the staff vehicle for the Deputy Fire Chiefs. It is equipped with radios, back-up inverters for recharging radio batteries and is used in the staging area at large fires.
Utility Pickup 202
Penticton Fire has a small 2003, GMC Sierra SL 1500, 2WD for support at any incident and for general-purpose, day-to-day operations.
Fire Prevention Units I202 and I203
Penticton Fire Department has two Inspector vehicles: a 2007 Ford F150 XL, 2WD pickup and a 2008 Ford Ranger pickup. Both are used by our Inspection Branch for day-to-day inspection activities as well as incident support and fire investigation.
Pub Ed I201
Pub Ed I201, a 1998 GMC Safari, eight-passenger van, is affectionately called the Sparky Van. This vehicle is used at many fire prevention programs throughout Penticton. The van was sponsored by The Downtown Rotary Club, Knights of Pythias and Partners Program F.C.A.B.C. in 2001.
Penticton’s UTV is a 2018 six-passenger, 4x4 1000cc Polaris Ranger. This apparatus is used for remote access in our district for medical emergencies, rescue calls, wildfires and any other incident where access is difficult.