Fire and Rescue Services
The firefighters, captains, and command officers of the Maryland Heights Fire District are always ready to respond for any emergency; fire, hazardous materials, entrapment, collapsed structures, gas leaks, vehicle accidents, and any other incident threatening life or property. The rapid response of our highly trained personnel with state-of-the-art equipment provides effective mitigation of any hazard.
Rescue Pumper 4414
Rescue Ladder 4425
4425 is a 2018 one hundred and nine foot ladder used to perform rescues, as a work platform for firefighters, or as a water tower. The truck carries 600 gallons of water on board for firefighting and is equipped with a compressed air foam system and other state of the art rescue equipment.
Reserve Engine 4490
4490 is a 2001 Precision with a Spartan cab and chassis. It is equipped with 725 gallons of water on board for firefighting.
Technical Support 4499
4499 is a 2021 Kenworth T370 chassis with a Hackney Roll Up style body. It serves as a Technical Support unit for any large scale incident. Such incidents would include a large scale flammable or combustible liquid fire. Unit 4499 carries 360 gallons of AFFF-ATC Firefighting foam concentrate.
Unit 4499 can also support any large scale or major rescue response. It carries hand tools, dimensional timber and shoring equipment for structure collapse stabilization operations, as well as additional shoring equipment including pneumatic struts and shoring panels for trench or excavation collapse. 4499 also carries concrete breaking and cutting tools to support breaching structural components to access trapped or entombed victims. Additionally, 4499 is equipped to support Confined Space Rescues with supplied air respirators, Tripod, rescue rope, ventilation fans, stokes basket and SKED stretcher.
The truck is also equipped to support heavy extrication operations at major vehicle accidents. Heavy duty air bags and large cribbing and heavy duty hydraulic tools are on the unit to assist with heavy lifting and cutting or prying requirements.
Support Vehicle 4409
4409 is a 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe Support / Tow vehicle equipped with Computer aided dispatch connectivity, and power inverter for support of the department’s Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (drone program).
All-Terrain Vehicle 4428
4428 is a 2014 Polaris 6×6 Ranger that was purchased through the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation Grant Program. It is equipped with a small firefighting pump and hose and other equipment for wild land firefighting. 4428 also has capabilities for patient transport from inaccessible areas such as many locations throughout Creve Coeur Park.
Rescue Watercraft 4429
4429 is a 2014 high pressure quick fill inflatable 430 RS Rescue Boat that was purchased through the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation Grant Program. It is equipped with an Evinrude 40HP E-Tec Rescue Pump Jet and a 500 Series Trailer. It carries small rescue and EMS equipment and allows the District access to conduct rescue and emergency medical operations on Creve Coeur Lake.
Rescue Pumper 4414R (Reserve)
4414R is a 2011 Rosenbauer with a Spartan cab and chassis. It is equipped with 725 gallons of water on board for firefighting, and carries a full complement of rescue equipment from high angle to extrication and other technical rescue equipment.