Station 1 - Headquarters
Station 1 of the City of Mataham Fire Department serves as the department headquarters. All of the department's administrative staff and chief officers are located in this building. Originally built in 1956, this four bay station is home to Engine 119, Rescue 119, Hazmat 119, and Battalion 119. The area of the city that headquarters calls their first due is primarily commercial and apartment complexes. The fire station includes living and sleeping quarters of the on duty personnel, a kitchen, training room, administrative offices, tool room, SCBA Maintenance room, and an outdoor recreation area.
Engine 119, staffed by three Firefighter/EMTs, is a 2019 Seagrave Capitol Pumper with a 1,500 gallon per minute Hale pump, a 500 gallon water tank, and 40 gallons of Class-A foam. It carries BLS medical equipment and the standard engine company equipment.
Rescue 119 is a 20080 Seagrave Commander II Heavy Rescue. This unit is staffed by four Firefighter/EMTs who are trained in many aspects of rescue, including water rescue, trench rescue, collapse rescue, confined space rescue, and high angle rope rescue. This unit is equipped with two full compliments of TNT extrication tools and rams, in addition to hazardous materials response and detection equipment, as this unit cross staffs the department's Hazmat truck.
Hazmat 119 is a 2004 HME 1871/Smeal that was purchased by the state and given to Mataham for use as a regional hazardous materials unit in conjunction with Washington Heights. This unit is cross staffed by two members from Rescue 119 if needed. Carried on-board is PPE (Class A and Class B), over-pack drums, spill control equipment, plug and patch kits, non-sparking tools, speedy-dry, booms, absorbant pads, acid neutralizer, detector equipment, testing kits, SCBA, and spare bottles.
Mask Service 119
Mask Service 119 is a 1988 Mack MR/Saulsbury Heavy Rescue. This unit formerly served as Rescue 119 before being transitioned to a support role in 2008 with the arrival of the new Seagrave Heavy Rescue. Mask Service 119 is tasked with maintaining the department's SCBA in quarters and at fire scenes. It is equipped with a four bottle cascade system, 30 spare SCBA cylinders, 15 spare masks, a 15KW Onan generator, ancillary, fire scene rehabilitation gear, and salvage and overhaul equipment, and has the ability to act as the spare rescue.
Battalion 119 is a 2016 Ford Expedition outfitted with a command package from Odyssey Emergency Vehicles. The Shift Commander rides in this vehicle for his 24-Hour tour and oversees all apparatus, operations, and personnel on the shift.
Car 1 is a 2010 Chevy Tahoe used by the Chief of Department as his take home and response vehicle.