GREAT FALLS VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT
serving the Great Falls Area since 1942

APPARATUS OF GREAT FALLS VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT
Station 12, Great Falls, Virginia
Medic 412 2012 Braun/Ford, F-550 XLT Super Duty Chassis
is the front line Medic unit used for ALS and BLS calls
Diesel engine
4X4 for use in required areas such as: trails, parks, snow, etc.
Capable of carrying a crew of 3
Cost of $206,399.00
Ambulance 412

2006 Horton/Ford, F-450 XLT Heavy Duty Chassis
Used as Medic unit for ALS and BLS calls
Diesel engine
4X4 for use in required areas such as: trails, parks, snow, etc.
Capable of carrying a crew of 3
Engine 412

2008 Pierce Dash 2000
Detroit Diesel 470 HP, Series 60 w/Allison transmission
Carries 750 gallons of water and 40 gallon tank of class A & B foam
Husky 12 GPM foam pump
Hercules CAFS 140 CFM Air Compressor
Capable of carrying a crew of 6
Tanker 412

2003 Pierce on a Freightliner Chassis
Detroit Diesel
Carries 2500 gallons of water due to lack of hydrants in the area
1000 GPM Hale pump
Has two 8 inch side dumps and one 10 inch rear dump
Carries two 2100 gallon collapsible dump tanks
Swiftwater 412, 412B backup 412C

Rigid-hull Inflatable Boat (RIB) also known as Zodiacs are used for swift water rescues on the Potomac River and also flooded roadways. 
Each boat is powered by a 65 HP Mercury jet motor
Carries a crew of two
 
Brush 412

2003 Ford F-350XL Super Duty
Primarily used as tow vehicle for boats
Used for brush fires off road
Carries 150 gallons of water
Has a 115 GPM pump
Boat Support 412 (BSU)
1995 Dodge Ram 2500
Cummins Turbo Diesel Engine
Body built by Stahl with 3 compartments each side for water rescue equipment
Used as back-up tow vehicle
Carries necessary rope equipment and other river rescue equipment
4X4 capability for off road uses
Has capability for snow plow
Utility 412 

1995 Jeep
One of three 4X4 vehicles
Back-up tow vehicle for boats and also BSU
Used to check trails and other off road uses
Used to transport a patient around the parks many trails
Front seat can be adjusted to accommodate a backboard so that a patient can be transported to an ambulance
Utility 412B

2008 Ford Explorer XLT
Primarily used as a tow vehicle for the boats
Can be used at Special Events
Has 4X4 capability for weather emergencies, and other off road incidents
Explorer is also designed to carry a boarded patient