Fortville
Volunteer Fire Department

The Town of Fortville is located 23 miles ENE of Indianapolis at the crossroads of US-36 and IN-238 in northern Hancock County . Fortville VFD provides Fire, Rescue and second-due BLS protection to the 3,500+ residents of Fortville and eastern Vernon Township.

Station
Fortville Fire Station - US-40
This firehouse is currently connected to the Town Hall offices. However, in 2009, the fire department was taken over by Vernon Township and will need to vacate their current home. A new firehouse is currently being planned in a nearby location.
 
Engine 31 - 2000 KME Predator - 1500gpm/750gal
Engine 31 - 2000 KME Predator - 1500gpm/750gal
Engine 31 is fitted for rescues and exterior fire attacks. It accompanies Rescue 39 on car accidents and is used for mutual
aid coverage due to its ability to stand alone as both Fire and rescue truck. E39 is stocked BLS with a set of extrication gear
along with spill clean up, foam preconnect, and fire equipment.
 
Engine 32 - 1991 KME Predator - 1250gpm/750gal
Engine 32 - 1991 KME Predator - 1250gpm/750gal
Engine 32 is unique for it's extra tall cab that encloses the mid-mount pump panel. Fully equipped for interior attacks,
Engine 32 is first due for all structure fires. Both Fortville Engines respond with 4-5 personnel with cab room for 6.
 
Tanker 36 - 1997 Freightliner FL-80/Semo - 500gpm/2000gal
Tanker 36 - 1997 Freightliner FL-80/Semo - 500gpm/2000gal
Tanker 36 helps protect the large rural areas outside the town of Fortville which has very few fire hydrants.
 
Brush Truck 37 - 1981 Chevy 300gpm/500gal
Brush Truck 37 - 1981 Chevy 300gpm/500gal
 
Rescue 39 - 1988 GMC/Indiana Fire
Rescue 39 - 1988 GMC/Indiana Fire
Rescue 39 responds on extrication and rescue calls along with Engine31. Seals Ambulance provides local ALS/BLS transport
for most EMS calls. Rescue39 assists when extra manpower or equipment is needed.
 
E3-3
Engine 3-3 - 1978 Ford C/E-One Pumper - 1000gpm/750gal
This apparatus serves as the reserve engine at Fortville.
 
TK3-5
Tanker 3-5 - 1972 Ford C/Howe - 300gpm/2000gal
 
TK3-5 os
Tanker 3-5 - 1972 Ford C/Howe - 300gpm/2000gal