Truck 1 – is housed at Station 1. It is a 1935 Sea Grave pumper-tanker. This was the first pumper truck that the City of Belpre purchased. This vehicle still runs and the pump is still operational. It is used for Parades and/or Funerals only.
Truck 3 – is housed at Station 1. It is a 1987 Sutphen DLX Pumper. It is equipped with a 1500 gpm pump. A 1000 gallon tank, 3 ladders of different lengths, a generator, 20 gallons of AFFF foam, smoke ejector fan and 1000 feet of 5 inch supply line. It is also equipped with 1.75″ attack lines, 2.50″ attack lines, and 10 air packs with extra bottles.
Truck 4 – is housed at Station 2. It is a 1997 Freightliner Fire Pumper. IT is equipped with a 1000 gallon tank, a 1250 gpm pump. It has 1000 feet of 5″ supply line, 1.75″ attack lines, and 2.5″ attack lines. It has 10 air packs with extra bottles, 3 ladders of different lengths, smoke ejector fan and multiple tools for firefighting.
Ladder Truck 1 – is housed at Station 1. It is a 1997 Freightliner Fire Pumper. It is equipped with hose, tools and other equipment to mirror other pumpers. In addition it is equipped with a 65 foot Tele-Squirt ladder with remote nozzle. It has a 1000 gallon tank and a 1500 gpm pump.
Tower Truck 1 – is housed at Station 2. It is a 1996 Pierce 100′ Tower Truck. It is equipped with 1500 gpm pump with a 225 gallon tank. It is equipped with several ladders of different lengths, hose, tools, and equipment used to fight fire. It is also equipped with the Jaws of Life for auto extractions and patient care.
Heavy Rescue – is housed as Station 1. It is a 1997 Freightliner Rescue Truck. This vehicle is used for any type of rescue operation and is equipped with tools, ropes, generator, and room for 8 personnel in the rear of the vehicle.
Squad 490 and 491 – one each at Station 1 and Station 2. It is a Braun Ambulance usedfor fire scene support and medical squad runs.
Rescue-Dive Boat – is housed at Station 2. It is used for river rescue and dive operations.
The Belpre Volunteer Fire Department does much more than just put out fires. The primary function of the Fire Department is to prevent, and minimize loss of life and property.
The Fire Department is trained and equipped to perform:
Basic emergency medical services
Confined space rescue
The Belpre Volunteer Fire Department takes calls 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
Station 1 is the central fire station, located at the corner of Washington Blvd and Stone Road. Station 1 is home to the Chief’s office and the Fire Department’s meeting room. This station is usually staffed by 2-3 personnel Monday thru Friday 8am to 4pm. Station 1 houses an engine, rescue, ladder truck, boat and various support vehicles.
Station 2 is located on Farson Street and protects the west side of Belpre. Station 2 houses 2 engines, and 1 emergency squad. This is the newest station and uses energy efficient lighting.
The Belpre Volunteer Fire department responded to 1048 Medical Squad runs in 2014 and 122 Fire/Auto accident calls the same year. To reach the Fire Department office call 740-423-9681.