Predecessors to E21

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In service: May 1978 – December 1984

1949 International  

800 Imperial Gallon(IG) tank and 250 gpm PTO pump. Powered by 1970 Chevrolet 250 cubic inch gas engine with 4 speed Purchased from Woss Lake on northern Vancouver Island. Originally a Colwood Fire Department vehicle.


In service: December 1984 – July 1990

1966 Thibault Triple Combination Pumper

840 gpm pump, 500 IG stainless tank

 Purchased through Crown Assets from Department of National Defense.

In service: July 1990 – July 2013

1990 Hub Triple Combination Pumper

840 gallons per minute pump, 1000 imperial gallon tank

Until July, 2013, this truck was operated as #21 before it was retired from active service and is now in reserve and dedicated to the training center as truck #27.

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