Indianapolis Fire Department

Station 53 - Bunker Hill

Engine - Grass Truck

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Indianapolis Fire Station 53 - 6231 S Arlington Avenue
Station 53 previously served as FTFD Headquarters. After the merger with IFD in July 2010, is now serves as home to Engine and Grass 53.

Engine 53 - 2016 Pierce Saber Pumper (#29262TR-05) - 2000gpm/500gal
Engine 53 is first-due in the Bunker Hill area of Indianapolis.

Engine 53 - 2016 Pierce Saber Pumper (#29262TR-05) - 2000gpm/500gal
This apparatus was one of five identical Pierce Saber pumpers that were delivered in the summer of 2016. It entered service in July 2016 at Station 53.

Engine 53 - 2016 Pierce Saber Pumper (#29262TR-05) - 2000gpm/500gal


Engine 53 - 2016 Pierce Saber Pumper (#29262TR-05) - 2000gpm/500gal


Grass 53 - 1999 Ford F-250 4x4 - 250gpm/250gal
Brush 53 includes small bumper nozzles in the front and jump seats in the back to assist firefighters with dousing grass and field fires that can occur in the Marion's most rural areas. Grass Rig 55 is the only active Grass Rig in Marion County.

Grass 53 - 1999 Ford F-250 4x4 - 250gpm/250gal


Former Engine 53 - 2001 KME Excel Custom Pumper - 1500gpm/500gal


Heavy Rescue 43 - 2004 KME Excel - Walk-in Custom Heavy Rescue
This apparatus was featured at FDIC 2004. As shown here, it served for 6 years as Frankin Township's tactical and dive rescue truck. After the IFD merger, it was reassigned as Heavy Rescue 43 to replace an older, worn apparatus.

Former Engine 53 - 2001 KME Excel Custom Pumper - 1500gpm/500gal