Fire Trivia: Difference Between Fire Trucks and Fire Engines Dec 4, 2009 at 12:26 PM 2 Comments Each week, the Fire Blog will offer a trivia question and answer to boost your fire IQ: Q: What's the difference between Fire Trucks and Fire Engines? Think you know the answer? Post a comment and look for the answer on Monday! December 4, 2009 2 Comments Add a Comment 1 Sam F. December 5, 2009 at 4:51 PM Fire trucks have ladders. Fire engines pump the water. 2 rich matthews December 5, 2009 at 6:39 PM All portland fire and rescue trucks carry ladders and other equipment for fires, accidents. All the engines pump water from fire hydrants and supply the trucks to operate the nozzles from their ladders, and both the trucks and the engines are als. Please review our Code of Conduct rules before posting a comment to this site. Report Abuse (Please include the specific topic and comment for the fastest response/resolution.) Post a Comment Name E-mail (visible to admins only) Remember Info Yes No Comments Spam Prevention In the Pacific Northwest, what state is Portland in?