This is the Main Station which Campton-Thornton Fire Rescue operates from and is staffed with 2 Full-Time Firefighter/EMTs, 7 days a week from 6 a.m to 6 p.m. This station houses Ambulance 1, Engine 1 and 3, Rescue 1, Forestry 2, Car 2, and Utility 1, along with both our snowmobile and Special Operations trailers.
This is a Chevy Tahoe. This unit is assigned to the Fire Chief and is used for quick response, ahead of other apparatus. It carries basic equipment for EMS, Fire, Motor Vehicle Accidents and Technical/ Water Rescue. The Rear of the unit has 2 mobile radios and can be used for incident command and accountability at large incidents.
35 Ambulance 1- 2007 Ford/ Horton which is equipped to the Paramedic level of care.
35 Engine 1- This truck is our largest engine, holding 2500 gallons of water and is used primarily for hauling water to fire scenes.
1999 Ford/ Central States which carries Technical Rescue equipment for High/Low Angle and Water Rescue. It also has a cascade system for refilling SCBA bottles, as well as equipment for Haz-Mat and lifting. This unit was retired in 2017 when we got our new E-One Rescue truck.
2005 HME/ Central States which carries 1500 gallons of water and equipment for Fires, Haz-Mat and Motor Vehicle Accidents.
2010 Ski-Doo Skandic Snowmobile which is housed in a 2- place snowmobile trailer outside of Station 1. It tows a Rescue Toboggan that is capable of transporting a patient from the scene of an accident to an awaiting ambulance. The Toboggan was donated by the Central NH Snowmobile Club, which maintains approximately 65 miles of trails in the three towns.
2013 Chevy Silverado which is used for transporting hose and other equipment after fires, transporting personnel to calls and towing our Special Operations Trailer.
2004 Chevy Tahoe, which is used to transport personnel to calls in place of larger apparatus, as well as transportation to trainings and towing the snowmobile trailer.
2005 Polaris Ranger 500, which is used for search and rescue, forestry fires, and other special assignments. The tracks were purchased through an Assistance to Firefighters Grant in 2008, at no cost to taxpayers.
This station is located on Merrill Access Road, adjacent to the Thornton Town Hall.
2001 Freightliner/ Central States which carries 1500 gallons of water and other firefighting and Haz-Mat equipment. It also carries and AED.
1991 Mack/ Central States which carries 1000 gallons of water and other firefighting equipment. This unit was retired in 2017, this truck will be greatly missed by many and will hopefully go to a great home!
This station is located at 428 NH Route 175 in Campton. This station houses Engine 2 and the Forestry during the winter months and the snowmobile during the summer.
1999 Freightliner/ Central States which carries 1500 gallons of water and other firefighting and Haz-Mat equipment. This unit also carries an AED.
2004 Ford F-450 which is housed at Station 3 during the Winter months and at Station 1 during the Summer. The Forestry carries 250 gallons of water, 30 gallons of foam and several thousand feet of forestry hose. It also carries a wide variety of tools and other equipment for fighting forest fires. This unit was purchased with Funding from the 2004 Assistance to Firefighter Grant, at minimal cost to our residents. Much of the equipment on this unit was purchased through grant money from NH Forests and Lands at minimal cost to our residents.
In case you were wondering, 35 Forestry 1 was retired many years ago and not replaced.