Equipment & Facilities
Murrieta’s fire fleet of 79 units is comprised of:
- 35 pieces of miscellaneous equipment (i.e. chainsaws, blowers, portable generators)
- 14 light duty units
- 13 heavy-duty units
- 11 trailers
- 5 stationary generators
- A forklift
Light - Duty & Heavy - Duty Units
The heavy-duty units include:
- 5 pumpers
- 4 brush trucks
- 2 quints
- A water tender
- A utility stake-side truck
The light-duty units include various sedans, pickups, SUV’s and an all-terrain vehicle (ATV).
Fleet Maintenance is part of the Fire Operations and Emergency Response Division of the Murrieta Fire Department (MFD) and is responsible for maintaining all 79 units in the fire fleet. Major repair work is performed at the shop located at Fire headquarters at 41825 Juniper Street and by commercial repair vendors.
Fire Fleet Maintenance is comprised of one full-time Fire Mechanic. He is a Level 3 Certified Master Fire Mechanic. He is also a National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Heavy Truck Certified Technician in eight areas of heavy truck repair, maintenance, and overhaul.