Needham Community Volunteer Fire Department
The hamlet of Needham is located 28 miles South South-west of Indianapolis in eastern Johnson County. It's fire station is located in the very northern part of Needham Twp, nearly in Clark Township. Established in 1962, NCVFD's all-volunteer department provides Fire and Rescue protection to their largely rural response area.
Engine 301 - 1994 GMC TopKick/Darley Pumper -
|Brush 302 - 2003 Ford F-450/Pierce Mini-Pumper - 500gpm/250gal|
|Tanker 303 - 1993 Ford F-700/1996 Bluegrass - 500gpm/3000gallons|
|Squad 304 - 1992 Chevy CV30/1993 Monroe-Patterson utility|
|Tanker 305 - 1972 International CargoStar/1990 FD - 500gpm/3000gallons|
|Rescue 306 - 2000 International/Pierce Rescue Pumper - 750gpm/500gal/30gal Foam|
|Established in 1962, NCVFD ran three rigs out of their station house including (left to right):
Former Tanker 3 - 1960's International/FD 2000 gallon
Former Engine 1 - 1970 Chevy C60/Howe 275gpm/750gal (this rig is still in active service at New Boston, IN)
Former Brush Truck 2 - 1972 International/Pierce Mini-Pumper 500gpm/250gal
|Special Thanks to Chief John Asher for his assistance in arranging for these pictures and providing department
background and history.