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.
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.
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.