Utility 649 is an all-purpose "work horse" for the department. It typically responds to EMS calls for service in the city, but can also transport up to five firefighters to fire emergency scenes. It is also used when servicing fire hydrants, conducting inspections, and a variety of other tasks. 649 is equipped with a multitude of tools and equipment, including:

2 Scott SCBA systems
CO detector
Fire extinguishers
Helicopter landing zone kit
EMT Equipment including narcan and AED
Chainsaw
Stay-dri
Water rescue equipment
Fire hydrant service kit
Various other hand tools