Engine 341, the workhorse of the fleet, is a 1991 Grumman FireCat. Engine 341 sports a 1250gpm Waterous pump and is equipped with a 600 gallon booster tank. As with most of our rigs, simple is the name of the game – 341 doesn’t carry much except hose and a set of irons. With 24 years of service, hundreds of working fires, and countless repairs, we’re not even sure if still has any original parts! Regardless, the FireCat keeps on rolling.
Engine 343 is a 2006 Seagrave Engine, with a 1250gpm Waterous pump and a 500 gallon booster tank. Both Engines at the CAVFD carry 4 preconnected attack lines ranging from 200 to 400 feet in length. Aside from the hose, pump, and...
A 1998 Seagrave Tractor Drawn Aerial Ladder, Truck 34 is well regarded by apparatus buffs throughout the Washington DC area. Truck 34 is the result of several years of planning by our dedicated apparatus committee. The ladder truck is designed with ease of use in mind...
Ambulance 348 is the primary workhorse of the Chillum-Adelphi VFD. With over three quarters of all incidents being medically related, the ambulance is the busiest apparatus in the firehouse. The unit is a BLS ambulance meaning it can provide Basic Life Support services. A powered stretcher, breathing equipment, tourniquets, and an AED are just a few pieces of the equipment that are included in Ambulance 834. The ambulance is always staffed with at least two members, with room for more. If you're looking to get emergency medicine experience, Ambulance 834 is the place to be.