Welcome to Our Apparatus page.
Here you will find Our Apparatus both in service and out.


#1
A blast from the past - our first piece of apparatus was a hose cart. Years after buying a new pumper, our company fixed up old #1, won a prize for Oldest Appearing Apparatus at a parade, and proudly housed it in our kerosene heated firehouse. It dried out and fell apart. Farewell #1.

Not sure if we had a horse
Hose Cart

5107
2004 Ford Excursion Command Vehicle.

2004 Ford Excursion Command Vehicle.
2004 Ford Excursion


5117
Our Chief's Car, a 1986 Chevy Suburban, carries spare equipment and is used as our Incident Command Unit on all large-scale incidents.

1986 Chevy Suburban
1986 Chevy Suburban


5105
First Out
This 1989 Sutphen 65 foot elevated platform is our first truck out of the barn. Carrying 1000 gallons of water with a 1500 gpm Hale pump, it is supplied by 1200 feet of 4" hose. Primarily used as a pumper, this truck is considered a Quint, or multi-use piece, because it has the capability of producing an elevated Master Stream during heavy fire loads to protect exposures.

1989 Sutphen 1989 Sutphen
1989 Sutphen


5101
Second to roll
Newest in our lineup is a 1999 Spartan pumper that holds 1000 gallons of water with a 1500 gpm Waterous pump. With a 20" raised roof, 8 man cab, and 30 gallon foam tank our second to roll is a very versatile truck.

1999 Spartan
1999 Spartan


5111
Third to roll
Third on the line and the oldest working truck is a 1959 Mack pumper carrying 750 gallons with a 750 gpm Hale pump. While only used as a backup, we consider this piece "old reliable".

1959 Mack
1959 Mack

5104
Our 1963 Dodge Power Wagon 4x4 carries spare equipment and is used for lighting support on all nighttime fires, storm evacuations, and beach rescue calls.

1963 Dodge Power Wagon
1963 Dodge Power Wagon

Semi-Retired
But still parading
HPVFC's first pumper
Purchased in 1940 to replace the hose cart, this Ford pumper was sold sometime later. The truck was used as a centerpiece restaurant bar somewhere in Pennsylvania. Sold at auction to a gentleman in South Jersey our original registration was discovered in the glove compartment. When he contacted us, we were thrilled to repurchase this touch of history, refurbish it, and bring it home.

1940 Ford Pumper


Comedy Unit
Our comedy unit consists of a 1932 Model A Ford manned by a varying team of nutty firemen. This vehicle has taken Comedy Division first place in parades all over New Jersey by popping wheelies and shooting flames from the tailpipe. Our stiffest competition is at the NJ State Firemens Convention Parade where we have taken second place, 1997 and 1998.

Comedy Car
Comedy Car


Retired
We have retired our fourth pumper purchased, a 1970 Young/International. With 1000 gallons of water, 1000 gpm Hale pump, mobile 1000 gpm deluge gun mounted on top and carrying 1500 ft of 3" supply line it is still a useful piece although presently removed from our line.

1970 Young
1970 Young

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