Apparatus and Trucks

Who doesn’t love fire trucks? The current Department fleet includes 3 pumpers, 1 tanker, a light rescue truck, 2 ambulances and a Suburban rescue/crew transport unit.

Engine 921: 2000 E-One; International 4900 4WD

1250 GPM pump/1000 Gal. tank

Purchased in 2002 with USDA/DOLA funds/RFPD match


Engine 922: 1997 GMC 8500 2WD; 1000 GPM pump/1000 Gal. tank (Purchased with DOLA funds/RFPD match )


Engine 923: 1986 4×4 Spartan Pumper; 1250 GPM/1000 Gal. Tank (Purchased from Telluride FPD)Picture19


Rescue 924: 1991 GMC 3500 4WD

150 GPM skid unit w/ 200 Gal. tank

Purchased in 1991 with CDPHE funds




Rescue 925: 1995 Chevrolet 3500 4WD: Type 1 ambulance

Purchased in 1995 with CDPHE funds

Rescue 926: 2002 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 4WD: Rescue/SAR

Purchased in 2002 with CDPHE funds/RFPD match


Tanker 927: 1992 Ford L8000 2WD; 500 GPM pump/ 1500 Gal. tank –  Purchased  in 2013 with Rico Center funds




NEW ARRIVAL: RFPD’s 22-year-old Chevrolet ambulance has been replaced. The new “Rescue 925” is a 2017 Ford F-350 chassis featuring a safety concept design – including four-point harnesses, a liquid-spring suspension and a FLIR camera to avoid surprises during night transports. The purchase of this custom unit was funded through: CDPHE; Dolores County; RFPD; Rico resident Michael Halcoussis; SWRETAC and the Rico Center.