Station 3 - Industrial Park
Engine 319 and Foam Tender 119 call Station 3 home. Built in 1988 on the site of the original fire station due to the multiple tank farms and oil refineries, Station 3 is located at the main intersection of their first due for ease of access to most of the industrial facilities. On top of the tank farms and refineries, their first due includes warehouses, shipping and receiving docks for cargo ships, an automotive store field for new vehicles awaiting delivery to dealerships, a paper manufacturing company, an airplane parts manufacturing company, and numerous other trade shops. Station 3 has living and sleeping quarters, kitchen, captain's/lieutenant's offices, a gym, and a maintenance area.
Engine 319 is a 2006 Seagrave Commander II, staffed by three Firefighter/EMTs. This rig has a 1,500 gallon per minute fire pump, 500 gallon water tank, and Class-A foam in pails. Carried on-board is BLS medical equipment, the standard engine company tools, a TNT combi-tool and associated cribbing.
Foam Tender 119
Foam Tender 119 is a 1998 Spartan Gladiator with bodywork done by the department shops in 2018 to be used as a Foam Tender. The cab and chassis is Ex: Engine 2. This unit came to light as a replacement as a replacement for the department foam trailer after is became older and outdated. The City of Mataham has several large tank farms and refineries along the water, so having a unit like this is critical for fire protection within the city limits. Foam Tender 119 carries 1,000 gallons of Universal Gold 1%-3% in a foam tank, as well as 500 gallons of 3%-6% solution and 500 gallons of AFFF. This unit is equipped with a 2,000 gallon per minute monitor and a booster reel to help keep the apparatus and its surroundings cool if the situation arises. It does not have its own pump and must be pumped by an engine company via 5" intakes located on the rear of the vehicle. Being apart of the State Foam Task Force, Foam Tender 119 can be deployed anywhere it is needed to assist with refinery fires, tank farm fires, etc.