Indianapolis Fire Department

Station 14 - Northside Water & Rope Rescue Station

Engine - Ladder - Squad - Tactical Rescue - Boats

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Indianapolis Fire Department Station 14 - 2960 N. Kenwood Avenue at W. 30th Street
Completed in 2001, 14's current station replaced their former home which faced east on the same corner with the address of 2960 North Kenwood Avenue. Now on it's 3rd building, Station 14 has called this location home since 1895. The coverage area of Station 14 is approx. 30 square miles of Battalion 11, located in the North/ West quadrant of Marion County. Station 14's Tactical Team covers the North districts, while Station 7's Tactical Team covers the South districts.

Engine 14 - 2010 Ferrara Igniter Pumper (#H-4678) - 2000gpm/500gal


Engine 14 - 2010 Ferrara Igniter Pumper (#H-4678) - 2000gpm/500gal
This apparatus replaced the Pierce below in March of 2011.

Engine 14 - 2010 Ferrara Igniter Pumper (#H-4678) - 2000gpm/500gal


Ladder 14 - 2002 Pierce Dash 105' rear-mount ladder


Ladder 14 - 2002 Pierce Dash 105' Rear-mount ladder
This sharp rig was purchased as a demo at FDIC 2002 and was the start of several Pierce Aerials purchased for IFD. These include Ladders 1, 7, 13, 14, 15, 27, 31 and 63.

Ladder 14 - 2002 Pierce Dash 105' rear-mount ladder
Ladder 14 is shown here behind Headquarters for weekly training.

Tactical Rescue 14 - "The War Wagon" - 2007 Ferrara Inferno Heavy Rescue


Tactical Rescue 14 - "The War Wagon" - 2007 Ferrara Inferno Heavy Rescue
IFD Stations 7 & 14 provide Dive, Swift Water, Top Water and Ice Rescue throughout Marion County. When a Water Rescue call comes in for Battalions 11 or 12, the dive-trained crews from the Engine and Ladder 14 suit up and respond in the Squad and Tactical 14. A trailer with a zodiac and john boat are pulled behind the Squad for all water rescues.

Tactical Rescue 14 - "The War Wagon" - 2007 Ferrara Inferno Heavy Rescue


Rescue Squad 14 - 2016 Ford F-550/Custom Truck & Body Works (#1756)
Rescue Squads are localed used primary at most Tactical Stations and they are used to alleviate the need for the Engines to go on every EMS run. Each Squad is staffed by one IFD FF/Paramedic and 1 FF/EMT. Squad 14 typically responds to more than 2,000 calls a year. In addition to medical gear, Squad 14 also carries some water rescue equipment as it responds to all water rescues.

Rescue Squad 14 - 2016 Ford F-550/Custom Truck & Body Works (#1756)
Squad 14 was one of three new Squads (7,14,29) delivered in June 2016 from Custom Truck and Body Works, Inc. out of Woodbury, GA. Note that these were very similarly designed as three previous Ford/American Fire & Rescue rigs back in 2001-2002. One unique feature of these rigs is a touch screen in the cab that controls all the lighting.

Boats 14 - 1999 Flat Bottom Alluminum Jon Boat - 40 hp outboard mercury/
2004 Inflatable Zodiac - 25 hp johnson

Aerial View of Station 14
Special thanks to FF Andrew Hawes of IFD Engine 3 for this amazing aerial and night time view of Station 14. His company is www.indyaerialphoto.com.