Past Fire Apparatus and Vehicles

Please excuse the mess of this page. It is currently under renovation. All listed information is accurate to the best of our ability. Vehicles are listed in order of we received them/placed them into service.

Other info/Notes/Stories: The engine was delivered by Mr. Van Pelt. It was our first motorized vehicle and called Engine #2. We traded it to the County, for a newer pickup (described below). The County placed this unit at the Fair Grounds. We don't have a picture of our original engine.

Cost: $1,500

Pump/Other Descriptor: The pump was a Viking 100gpm with a tank of 275 Gallons

Received From: "Factory" recondition

Date Received: June 1933

Make/Builder: Dodge / Van Pelt

Year: 1929

OOS: April 1948

Engine #3 is still owned an operated by the Department. See current apparatus for information.

Year: 1932

Make/Builder: Chevy

Date Received: Oct 1948

Received From: T.C County Roads

Pump/Other Descriptor: Pump was a Hale 500gpm Front Mount

Cost: $100.00

Other info/Notes/Stories: Pink slips were exchanged in April 1948. We traded Engine #2 (see above) for this pickup, which we called Engine #4. We received this truck from the Trinity County Roads Department. We custom built it adding a water tank and front mount pump. When we decommissioned it it went to E.B. Miller Lot.

OOS: Nov 1960

Year: 1922

Make/Builder: Stutz Fire Engine

Date Received: July 1947

Received From: Redding CA

Pump/Other Descriptor: Pump was a 1000gpm

Cost: $100

Other info/Notes/Stories: Engine #5 was received from Redding CA with damage from a rollover accident. It was repaired by the Department and put into service. It was used until1962 when the transmission gears went out. The unit was taken apart to fix but ended up left out in the weather for some time, until sold to ECV Chapter 62. They reconditioned it with a new truck transmission and no pump. Today the engine is painted purple and can regularly be seen in local parades and car shows.

OOS: June 1962

Other info/Notes/Stories: This is our 6th engine(s) purchased. The District bid $450.00 for for two similar units. One was picked up in Seattle and the other in Portland. One of these, a military fuel truck, fully insulated for cold weather, was taken to Oakland. Curtis mounted pump, painted and installed ladder rack on top. The other unit was put into service, changed over pump, body and cab doors  lettered and numbered.

Cost: $6500

Pump/Other Descriptor: Pump Hale 500GPM Skid-mount, 800g Tank

Received From: U.S. Surplus

Date Received: Sept 1952

Make/Builder: GMC Military Model/ L.N. Curtis

Year: 1943

OOS: Oct 1978

Engine #7 is still owned an operated by the Department. See current apparatus for information.

Pump/Other Descriptor: Pump Waterous 1250 gpm, S/P Tank size 1000gal

Make/Builder: Ford / Coast Model

Year: 1960

Other info/Notes/Stories: Engine #8. Three members took charter flight from Weaverville to Redding and on to Martinex to attend acceptance test. The 50' ladder was installed in 1978, removed from Engine #6. It was given to Down River Fire Company and housed in Big Bar Ca.

Cost: $23,869

Received From: Martinex

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OOS: March 2004

Year: 1950

Make/Builder: Chevrolet

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OOS: 1960s

Year: 1953

Make/Builder: Reo rescue Van

Date Received:Oct 1960

Received From: Kearney Park F.D.

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Cost: See below

Other info/Notes/Stories: This was our first rescue unit. It was a Civil Defense Rig - State purchased new at cost of $9,500 with Federal matching funds. in Jan 1976 OES sold the vehicle to us for $1.00

Year: 1948

Make/Builder: Dodge / Coast Apparatus Inc.

Date Received: June 1964

Received From: CDF Surplus

Pump/Other Descriptor: Pump Hale Powered by Hercules motor, skid-mount tank

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Other info/Notes/Stories: Engine #9. Sold to Douglas City Fire Department in May of 1976 for $500.00

OOS: May 1976

Year: 1954

Make/Builder: Dodge Military

Date Received:August 1964

Received From:USFS Weaverville

Pump/Other Descriptor: 4x4 Wapons Carrier

Cost: $50.00

Other info/Notes/Stories: Truck #10

OOS: Feb 1993

Year: 1967

Make/Builder: IHC Van Pelt

Date Received:Feb 1967

Received From: State OES

Pump/Other Descriptor: Pump Hale 1000gpm, S/P, Motor FTV 549 V-8. Water tank 800 gal.

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Other info/Notes/Stories: OES #121. A presentation ceremony took place on delivery. Attending were Senator R. Collier, OES Rep. District fire Commissioners and Dept Members

OOS: Nov 1975

Year: 1974

Make/Builder: Dodge / Superior Fire Apparatus

Date Received:Feb 1975

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Pump/Other Descriptor: Model W300 with a Pump Hale 750gpm Front Mount, Tank Size 300gal

Cost: $22,465.00

Other info/Notes/Stories: Engine #11 purchasing committee and had a choice of either sending representatives to Helena Montana to look a the vehicle, or Superior would bring the truck to Weaverville at cost. The latter was decided upon. Other modifications were made locally, to better equip the Engine - live line, radiator and water tank. The Town Fire of 1975 melted parts of the plastic on the body.

OOS: April 1999

Year: 1968

Make/Builder: Dodge / Model 40

Date Received: Sept 1975

Received From: USFS

Pump/Other Descriptor: W 300 4x4 Pump is a Gorman Rupp 700gpm with a 200g water tank

Cost: $1,500.00

Other info/Notes/Stories: This unit was known as Truck #4 until it was changed to Rescue #15 after selling old Reo Rescue Van

OOS: Nov 1975

Year: 1975

Make/Builder: IHC Van Pelt

Date Received:Nov 1975

Received From: State OES

Pump/Other Descriptor: Pump Hale 1000gpm S/P, Water Tank 800 gal. Had a booster pump Hale 250gpm

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Other info/Notes/Stories: Engine 183 was picked up at Sacramento by District Fire Marshal and Dept members, who returned Engine #121

OOS: Feb 1994

Year: 1966

Make/Builder: Ford Model 850 6x4

Date Received: Feb 1987

Received From: See notes

Pump/Other Descriptor: Tank size 3200 Gal. Pump Hale portable 300gpm

Cost: $

Other info/Notes/Stories: Tender #6 was a Ford Chassis from County Roads, dump truck. The District purchased from bid. Tank assembly was from Air Force Fuel Truck surplus, Sacramento. It was driven to Weaverville by Department members. The tank was removed, cut to size, and mounted on the Ford Chassis. The Air Force Chassis was sold to Post Mountain Special District

Other info/Notes/Stories: Engine #5 and later renumbered to 2111. This was the first crew cab in the department. The purchase price included $13,000 for completely equipped Fire Engine.

Cost: $83,916.00

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Received From: New

Date Received: March 1979

Make/Builder: Ford / VanPelt Model C800

Year: 1978

OOS: 1990s

Other info/Notes/Stories: Engine #12 and later renumbered to 2112. This unit was 1 of 2 units built for the City of Fremont. Extensive reconditioning was done by the Weaverville Fire before placing it into service.

Cost: $7,450

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Received From: Surplus

Date Received: August 1991

Make/Builder: Ford / Van Pelt C800

Year: 1974

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OOS: May 1989

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Date Received: Feb 1985

Make/Builder: Dodge 1/2 ton

Year: 1976

OOS: April 2004

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Date Received: Aug 1992

Make/Builder: Ford F250/ Central State

Year: 1992

Year: 1977

Make/Builder: Kenworth

Date Received: Feb 1994

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Pump/Other Descriptor: 4000gal Tank size

Cost: $60,000

Other info/Notes/Stories: Tender #1 was given to Hayfork Fire district

OOS: April 2004

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Date Received: April 1997

Make/Builder: Ford F250

Year: 1997

Year: 1983

Make/Builder: Ford Bronco

Date Received: May 1989

Received From: Gov Surplus

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OOS: Aug 2016

Other info/Notes/Stories: OES Water Tender 32

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Date Received: Jan 2004

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Year: 2001

Make/Builder: Ford Explorer

Date Received: Feb 1985

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Other info/Notes/Stories: Lovingly referred to as Mini-Me

OOS: Aug 2016

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Make/Builder: Ford Expedition

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OOS: April 2017

Year: 2010

Make/Builder: Ford F250

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