Should the need arise,
the Hoboken Fire Department has at its disposal the following specialized
Used as part of the department's First Responder Program for medical
Capable of supplying 2000
gallons of water per minute at the scene of a fire. This hose is carried
on all city Engine Companies.
Imaging Camera (T.I.C.)
Device capable of locating hidden fire and heat in areas that may go
undetected. Also able to detect body heat of a person trapped in a smoke
Compact instrument useds to monitor combustible gases, carbon monoxide,
oxygen and toxic gases in workplace atmospheres, especially in confined
spaces such as manholes, storage tanks, tank cars, vaults, mines and
A portable metal cutting device carried by both Hoboken Ladder Companies.
These units are used to cut city security gates, locks, etc.
Mobil Air Supply Unit
Capable of filling 2-4500 psi SCBA cylinders simultaneously at the scene
of a disaster. Filling 60 bottles in all using a cascade system.
Hydraulic Heavy Rescue Tools
Including spreaders, cutters and ram use in vehicle extrication.
-Force Inflatable Bags
Used for lifting, raising and stabilization in heavy rescue situations.
Used for rescue and recovery in a water environment. Equipment includes:
- 1 Avon Rescue
- 1 125 HP Engine
- 6 Life Vests
- 6 Dry Suits
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Tyvek Level A Vapor Protective Suits
Used for search and rescue operations and hazardous material incidents.