Fire departments use numbers as truck designations. Fire fighters learn what equipment is on which truck helping us determine which truck to roll during an emergency. Ely has six trucks, each with a purpose depending on the call.
2003 Ford F-450 Quad Cab (5)
Rolls for medical calls and automobile accidents.
294 – Primary Structural Fires – 1994 Freightliner Quad Cab (5)
Rolls for all structural fires and automobile accidents in the Ely fire district.
295 – Secondary Structural Fires – 2006 Freightliner Quad Cab (5)
Rolls for all structural fires in the Ely fire district and mutual aid calls to other departments and the airport.
296 – Grass Fires and water transport – 1981 International Single Cab (2)
Rolls for grass fires and water support for structural fires.
1990 Ford F-800 Single Cab (2) – Rolls for all fires as deemed necessary.
293 – Grass Fires and secondary medical support – 1993 Ford F-350 Single Cab (2)
Rolls for all grass fires