Media Advisory: New Hanover County Fire Rescue Dedicates New Fire Truck

Posted September 13, 2016 at 10:00 am     Category: Fire ServicesNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue invites the media and the public to attend the dedication of Fire Engine 16, the department’s newest fire truck on Wednesday, September 14 at 1 p.m. With state-of-the-art technology, this new engine will help Fire Rescue continue to provide excellent fire and life safety services in New Hanover County and the Ogden community. The dedication ceremony will provide great photo and video opportunities, and Fire Rescue spokespersons will be on hand for interviews and questions.

When: Wednesday, September 14 at 1 p.m.

Where: New Hanover County Fire Station 16, located at 7375 Market Street, Wilmington, NC 28411

The new fire engine is a 2016 Pierce Enforcer. It is rated to provide more than 1,500 gallons of water per minute, while carrying 1,000 gallons of water. The unit features a Class-A Foam System, which helps extinguish fires, as well as updated displays and readouts to monitor the unit’s performance. The engine has increased safety features and a redesigned compartment configuration that allows more equipment to be carried.

New Hanover County Fire Rescue's Engine 16

New Hanover County Fire Rescue’s Engine 16

 

Release Contact:
Jessica Loeper
Communications & Outreach Coordinator
910-798-7461
jloeper@nhcgov.com

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Communications and Outreach: 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 195 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7461 • Fax 910-798-7277