Camanche Fire Department

Protecting the citizens of Camanche and their property since 1942.

 

Contact info:

Chief: Dave Schutte
563.259.1112

camanchefire@yahoo.com

 

Department Office Hours:

Monday          7:00am - 3:30pm

Tuesday         7:00am - 3:30pm

Wednesday    7:00am - 3:30pm

Thursday        7:00am - 3:30pm

Friday             7:00am - 3:30pm

 

    

 

Announcement/Upcoming Events

Carbon Monoxide info:

As the weather outside turns colder, it's that time again to be aware of Carbon Monoxide issues as we use our heating appliances more.    Please review the information in this picture from Rite Guys heating and cooling

  

 

 

Who are we?

The Camanche Fire Department has been in existence since 1942.  Since that time, we have proudly served and protected the citizens of Camanche and their property.    We are a fully staffed station consisting of five full time employees and over 25+ volunteers.   Our services include both fire protection and prevention as well as full  ambulance service to the town.  Working with the Clinton Law Center and the Camanche Police Department, we are proud and honored to serve the City of Camanche.  

 

Fire/Rescue Equipment

These are the vehicles we use in our rescue efforts:

2007 Alexis Engine

Callsign: 1301

Primary engine to all structure fires and Automobile accidents.   Contains hydraulic tools such as shears and spreaders.  Various saws and other tools

2008 Alexis Engine

Callsign: 1302

Second engine to all structure fires and Automobile accidents.  Primary vehicle to respond to RIT calls.  Contains all rope rescue equipment. Contains saws and various other equipment

2001- American Lafrance Tender

Callsign: 1303

Tender/Secondary RIT.  The tender has the largest tank capacity at 1500 gallons.   Used to tender water for all calls in rural areas without easy access to water.   Called upon to support surrounding agencies when needing water in rural situations

1978- Seagrave-Telesquirt

Callsign: 1304

Squirt, as it's known, is our primary ladder truck.  It allows crews to reach inaccessible areas from a higher distance.   Nozzle can be controlled from the latter or the main controls in the back of the truck

2011 Chevy Tahoe

Callsign: 1311

Command vehicle used to respond to all structure fires, Automobile accidents, and most RIT calls.   Vehicle is equipped with Radio repeater to help with communications as well as our new PASS system to keep an eye on all Firefighters and their breathing air levels when involved in a fire scene

2016 Chevy 3500

Callsign: 1312

Utility truck used for various reasons for the department, including transportation of hose and equipment from a fire scene

2006 Ford Expedition

Callsign: 1313

Retired Police Chase vehicle.  Now used to bring half of the responding medical crew to any medical emergencies,  this allows half the four person crew to return to the station after the patient is loaded on the ambulance and in route to Mercy Hospital

2007 Ford F-550

Callsign: 1316

Larger  brush truck used for fighting fires in fields and inaccessible areas where our other equipment can't go.   

2002 Chevy Silverado

Callsign: 1317

Smaller brush truck used for fighting fires in fields and inaccessible areas.

1999 Clark Boat

Callsign: 1321

Main rescue boat used for water emergencies.   Has depth finder equipment, dragging equipment, and can be used with a portable pump for fire emergencies on the water

2022 Excel Boat

Callsign 1322

Main mud boat.  Newest boat in the fleet,  designed to get into areas our larger main boat cannot

2019 Lifeline Ambulance

Callsign: 1351/1352

One of two ambulances fully equipped for all medical emergencies.  Equipment includes life pack monitor/AED, diagnostic equipment, and new LUCAS devices.   Multiple types of life saving medications are onboard.   The callsigns for 1351 and 1352 switch between both ambulances.  The first one out the door is 1351.   We rotate the 2 ambulances on a normal basis since they are they most used.  

2010 MedTech Ambulance

Callsign: 1351/1352

Second of two ambulances fully equipped for all medical emergencies.  Equipment includes life pack monitor/AED, diagnostic equipment, and new LUCAS devices.   Multiple types of life saving medications are onboard.   The callsigns for 1351 and 1352 switch between both ambulances.  The first one out the door is 1351.   We rotate the 2 ambulances on a normal basis since they are they most used.  

City of Camanche

Our business hours

Monday - Friday08:00 AM - 04:00 PM

818 7th Avenue
P.O. Box 77
Camanche, Iowa 52730

563-259-8342

563-259-9025  FAX

Winter Newsletter 2022
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Quick Facts

Population: 4,570
County: Clinton
Median Household Income: $50,804
Median Home Price: $119,800
Median Age: 43.8

 

 

 

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