Brush 21 is a 2008 Ford F550 4x4 housed at Station 21. Brush 21 has a 285 gallon water tank and 106 GPM pump. It is also equipped with a 125 gallon drop tank and 70 GPM portable pump.
The purpose of a brush truck (or wildland fire engine) is to get firefighters to the source of a wildfire or brushfire. A brush truck has four-wheel drive for traversing rugged terrain. Brush trucks are used when fire engines cannot reach the site of the fire.