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Over the past five years alone, the City of Sunrise has spent $3.5+ million on fire-rescue vehicles. Today, Sunrise has the most modern fleet of state-of-the-art fire-rescue equipment in Broward County.

Rescue Unit Rescue Unit
Responds to: Any paramedic calls for injury or illness; Also assists at any fire related incidents
Staffed by: State-certified paramedics, one of whom is a Rescue Lieutenant
Equipped with: State-of-the-art medical equipment and medications
Housed at: Each Fire Station, with five additional units in reserve
Aerial Platform Truck with 100-foot ladder

Aerial Ladder Unit

Responds to: All fire alarms; Structure fires; Persons trapped or injured above the first floor; Technical rescue calls
Staffed by: Specially-trained personnel, a Fire Officer, Driver-Operator and Firefighter, at least one of whom is a trained, State-certified paramedic
Equipped with: Special rescue and power tools; Large Caliber firefighting nozzles; Ground ladders; Elevated victim rescue equipment; Aerial ladder for rescuing people from upper floors 
Housed at: Fire Station #39, located at 6800 Sunset Strip, and Fire Station #92 located at 13721 NW 21st St.

Driver/Operator at the controls of the Pump Panel on the Engine

Driver/Operator at the controls of the Pump Panel on the Engine

Interior equipped with: Specialized communication system enabling crew members to hear relevant information regarding the incident to which they are responding

Fire Pumper Fire Pumper
Responds to: All fire-related calls; Can assist / provide paramedic care as needed on any medical calls
Staffed by: Specially-trained personnel, including a Fire Officer, Driver-Operator and Firefighter, at least one of whom is a trained, State-certified paramedic
Equipped with: Hoses; Nozzles; Water; Ground ladders; Firefighting tools; Saws; Fans; Generators; Medical Equipment; Extrication tools, including Hurst tools (Jaws of Life) and pneumatic lift bags
Housed at: Fire Stations 59, 72 and 83, with five additional units in reserve
Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) Unit Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) Unit
Responds to: Hazardous materials calls
Staffed by: A specialty unit, including trained Hazardous Materials technicians
Equipped with: Atmospheric monitoring equipment; Computer databases; Specialized tools and equipment, including protective chemical suits. The Unit's cutting-edge GasID and HazMatID instruments - utilized by fewer than 30 emergency response teams nationwide - can instantly identify potentially hazardous vapors, gases, solids, liquids and powders.
Housed at: Fire Station #92, located at 13721 NW 21 Street
Air & Light Vehicle Air & Light Vehicle
Responds to: Fire calls; Special operations calls involving confined space, trench and elevated victim responses; Dive incidents; Incidents after dark; Incidents where Firefighters may need medical attention and/or a replenished air supply
Staffed by: Specially-trained personnel
Equipped with: Air supply replenishment; Large generator; High-pressure air compressor; Misting fan; Tools, equipment and supplies to supplement existing equipment
Housed at: Fire Station #92, located at 13721 NW 21 Street
Mobile Command Vehicle (MCV) Mobile Command Vehicle (MCV)
Responds to: Incidents of long duration, such as major fires, SWAT, etc.; Incidents requiring a strong command presence
Staffed by: Fire-Rescue and/or Police Personnel
Equipped with: Communication center; Telescoping 360-degree camera with recording capability; Weather station; Private command room; Generator
Housed at: Fire Station #72, located at 10490 W. Oakland Park Blvd.
Last updated: 2/5/2014 3:18:44 PM