Schneider - West Creek Township Volunteer Fire Department
West Creek Township is located in southeastern Lake County. Organized in 1926, 17 members of this all volunteer department respond to approximately 150 runs/year. SVFD provides Fire, Rescue and Medical First-Responder protection to 7 square miles and
Schneider - West Creek Township Volunteer Fire Department - 238th Street & Parrish Avenue
|Engine 57 (8210) - 1995 Spartan/1996 Darley Pumper - 1250gpm/1000gal/20foam
This rig was purchased from Lincoln Township, Thayer, IN in early 2008.
|Engine 57 (8210) - 1995 Spartan/1996 Darley Pumper - 1250gpm/1000gal/20foam|
|Engine 56 (8211) - 1972 Ford C/Midwest/1986 Indiana Pumper - 1000gpm/750gal/20foam
This apparatus was purchased from the Bunker Hill Fire Company (Franklin Township - Indianapolis) in 1997.
|Engine 56 (8211) - 1972 Ford C/Midwest/1986 Indiana Pumper - 1000gpm/750gal/20F|
|Tanker 58 (8240) - 1996 Ford F-750/1997 E-One - 500gpm/2000gal
This apparatus was purchased from Utica Township, IN in 2005.
|Tanker 58A (8241) - 1984 GMC TopKick/Heil/1996 Schneider FD Custom - 250gpm/1800gal|
|Brush 8270 - 2000 Ford F-350/UPF - 250gpm/225gal|
|Support 8231 - 1998 Ford E-350/2008 Schneider FD cascade/support|
|Former Rescue 59 - 1974 Chevy StepVan Rescue
Replaced in 2007
|Former Engine 1 - 1978 Ward LaFrance Ambassador Pumper - 1500gpm/500gal
This classic pumper was purchased from Morgan Township in Malden, IN (just south of Valparasio) in 2002.
It was retired in early 2008 with the arrival of Engine 57.
|Not yet pictured: Rescue 8230 - 1998 Ford E350/2008 FD rescue van|
|Special thanks to thanks to FF Barry Lane for his assistance in arranging the apparatus
for these pictures and for providing department background and history.