Brush Trucks

The Whitefish Fire Department has two brush trucks:

Brush 282 - 2009 Ford F450 

This four wheel drive unit carries 400 gallons of water with a pump flowing at 80 gallons-per-minute.

282Red and black brush truck parked with fire on mountain in the distance

Our Type 5 is a larger vehicle designed for off-road wildfires.

Brush 281 - 1998 Chevy  

This unit provides 225 gallons water pumped at 80 gallons-per-minute.

Brush 281 - 1998 Chevy 3500

Our Type 6 is a smaller vehicle designed for off-road wildfire attacks where larger vehicles have access problems.  The truck is built on a pickup chassis with an interchangeable rear bed containing a pump and water tank.