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The Indian Creek V.F.D. Page

2014 Run Record

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Welcome to our department's webpage! The picture above is our station located in 'downtown' Fayetteville, Indiana.

Old Truck 1 retired

New Minipumper

Engine 3 is repaired.

Updated pictures of our new minipumper under construction.

Motorcycle ride to Tipton to see the pumper being repaired.

On January 29, 2010, we were awarded a grant for a new minipumper. We have something like this in mind.

Engine 3 wreck - the pumper is being repaired.

Department YouTube video made by Levi Keith

Tanker 4 is retired

New tanker

See our new fire patch

New equipment rack

Flashover chamber training

Air cascade system

2003 Open House

FEMA grant

Flagpole project - Flags at halfstaff for Gov. O'Bannon

Length of Service awards.

Check out LD's new helmet.

Check out our Truck 1 upgrade.

Check out our new brush truck project.

Check here to see our station get "stoned". Stone sign project


Virtual station tour

Click here for pictures of our station addition!

Our department was formed in December, 1972. Our members respond to fire calls, car accidents, medical assistance calls, and anywhere else we're needed. We average 80-90 calls a year. Indian Creek township is ~40 square miles, and is home to around 1100 households.

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In the picture above you can see our trucks. Left to right are:

Brush 5 - 1992 Ford F250 brush truck - We use this truck for brush/field/woods fires. It is also second out on car accidents and medical responses.

Truck 1 - 1979 4X4 Chevy minipumper - We use this truck for car accidents, medical responses, and brush fires.

Tanker 4 - 1973 International tanker - 1600 gallons, 6" rear dump, 2500 gallon dump tank.

Tanker 2 - On July 18, 1998 we became the proud owners of a 1975 International/Carmar tanker - 350gpm Darley PTO pump, 1900 gallons of water. We bought it from Walker Township Fire Department in beautiful Hublersburg, Pennsylvania.

Engine 3 - 1996 International pumper - 1000gpm Hale pump, 1500 gallons of water, manufactured by E-One Fire Apparatus.

Firefighter Pride

Old paper clippings and photos

Hazards of the job - crash picture

Barn fire pictures

Fire Department roster

10 codes list

Signal codes list

Past firefighters

Local scanner frequencies

Hydrant information

Be a part of our yearly Christmas Auctions

Hear our dispatch tones - give it time to load



Acknowledgements

Our department uses RELM SMV4099 radios from Communications Electronics and MaxRad antennas.

Update: RELM Communications, obviously suffering a major brain fart, has discontinued their line of feature-filled and economical radios. RELM has purchased Bendix-King and now sells B-K instead of their own brand. The RELM SMV4099 radios were $350. The Bendix-King radios are $1100+. Our new radio of choice is the Maxon 4150. Thanks RELM!!!

Update 2005: RELM is now making their own brand of mobile and portable radios again, and they are better than ever. We have been purchasing most of our pagers and radios from Falcon Wireless.

We purchase almost all of our fire equipment from Heiman Fire Equipment, Chief Supply, Darley, and The Fire Store.

American Communications Systems is a great place to buy radio supplies, especially older, hard-to-find parts.



Follow the fire links below or click here to go back to my homepage.


Local links

Marion Township Fire Department - our other southern neighbor

Bedford Fire Department - our other eastern neighbor

Lawrence County Firefighters informational site

Lawrence County Sheriff Department

Mitchell Police Department

Ikerd's Inc.

Elliott Stone Company


Fire links

NAFECO - Fire, EMS, and Police supplies

Firefighters Online - An online firefighting community, resource center and search engine.

E-One Fire Apparatus

S&S Fire Apparatus

4 Guys Fire Apparatus

Alexis Fire Apparatus

Ferrara Fire Apparatus

Micro Fire Apparatus

Smeal Fire Apparatus

Central States Fire Apparatus

Danko Fire Apparatus

KME Fire Apparatus

Pierce Fire Apparatus

U.S. Tanker Fire Apparatus

Deep South Fire Trucks

Precision Equipment

Osco Tank & Truck Sales

Midstate Tank Co.

Wynn Fire & Rescue Equipment

Opdyke Inc.

Luverne Fire Apparatus

Good Hope Fire Apparatus

Tobin Apparatus


Used fire truck dealers

FireTec - used fire trucks, etc. (this is where we found our newest tanker)

Fire Trader

Fire Trucks Plus

Brindlee Mountain Fire Apparatus



Manufacturer links



Indiana State Fire Marshal's Office

E-mail me



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