Colorado River Station 43

Station 43 – South Rifle

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Fire Station 43 is located at 419 Last Chance Dr. Former Rifle Fire Protection District Station 3.
This station is closed for 911 response and is used for wildland operations. A failed mill-levy increase in 2020 caused budget cuts which included staffing for this station. This location will only house the wildland team apparatus and a few spare units until the department can fund the hiring of new firefighters for this firehouse.

ENGINE 341

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2017 International 7400 / HME 34D Type III (22989) with a 500 GPM Darley JMP pump and 500-gallon water tank. Twin to Engine 361.

ENGINE 361

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2017 International 7400 / HME Model 34D Type III (22989) with a 500 GPM Darley JMP pump and 500-gallon water tank.

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ENGINE 643

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2007 Ford F-550 4×4 / Nomad | S&S Light Engine with a 100 GPM pump, 300-gallon water tank, and 5-gallon foam cell.  Former Rescue 41.

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WILDLAND UTILITY 43

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(Burning Mountain Fire Suppression Module) 2008 Ford F-350 4×4, former Brush 41 and Chief 56.

WILDLAND UTILITY 44

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(Burning Mountain Fire Suppression Module) 2010 Ford F-150 4×4 – Special Service Vehicle, former Chief 52.

TENDER 43

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2004 Freightliner M2-106 / S&S Infinity (5486) with a 500 GPM pump, 2200 gallon water tank with pump-n-roll capabilities. Former Burning Mountains Fire Protection District Water Tender 6241.

AIR TRAILER 43

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2006 Eagle Compressors Breathing Air Trailer

Station 43 Historical Photos

ENGINE 43

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2010 Pierce Arrow XT (22182-02) with a 1500 GPM Pierce PUC Pump and 750 Gallon Water Tank. Became Engine 241 and was sold in Spring 2021.

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HAMER 43

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(Hazardous Materials Response Unit) 2005 Spartan Gladiator / Crimson Heavy Rescue (4111-001). Former Burning Mountains Fire Protection District Rescue. This unit was sold in Spring 2021 to Brindlee Mountain Fire Apparatus where it was sold to Haywood VFD, KY.

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Photo Courtesy of Fire Trucks Unlimited

ENGINE 543

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2004 Freightliner FL70 / S&S Outland (5496) Type V. Former Burning Mountains Fire Protection District Brush 6361 and CRFR Brush 43. This apparatus was sold in 2021 to Hauser Lake Fire Protection District, ID.

ENGINE 43

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2017 Pierce Enforcer (30863) with 1500 gpm pump (Waterous), 750 gallon water tank, and 25 gallons of foam (Husky 12). Currently assigned to Station 41 as the first-due engine.

LADDER 43

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2007 Spartan Gladiator Evolution (59742) / Crimson (06125-001) 100′ rear-mount platform (Tower-Ladder). Former Rifle Fire Protection District Ladder 4121. Sold to: Fowlerville Area FD,
Fowlerville, Michigan

AMBULANCE 43

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2013 Ram 4500 4×4 / AEV TraumaHawk (140D-18062). Currently Assigned to Station 61 as the first-due ambulance.

TENDER 43

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2004 Freightliner M2-106 / S&S Infinity (5486). Former Burning Mountains Fire Protection District Water Tender 6241. Reassigned to Station 61 as the first-due tender.

AMBULANCE 241

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2010 Ford F-450 4×4 Super Duty / MedTec FD-168 (8742). Former Rifle Fire Protection District Ambulance. Relocated from Station 64 as a reserve ambulance. Sold to the Palisade Fire Department