New Hanover County Fire Rescue to dedicate new fire engine

Posted July 3, 2018 at 11:22 am     Category: Fire ServicesNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue will dedicate its newest fire engine on Tuesday, July 10 at 9 a.m. at the Myrtle Grove Fire Station, located at 5636 Carolina Beach Road. The community is invited to attend the brief ceremony and tour the new truck.

Fire Engine 18 will be stationed at the Myrtle Grove Station, and has state-of-the-art technology that will help Fire Rescue continue to provide excellent fire and life safety services.

The new fire engine is a 2018 Pierce Enforcer, 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, a redesigned compartment configuration that allows more equipment to be carried, and mobile data technology to assist with incident location information.

The dedication ceremony will provide great photo and video opportunities, and Fire Rescue personnel will be on hand for interviews and questions from the media.


Fire Engine 18 Dedication

Tuesday, July 10 at 9 a.m.
New Hanover County Fire Station 18 – 5636 Carolina Beach Road

New Hanover County Fire Rescue – Engine 18

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Release Contact:
Jessica Loeper
Communications & Outreach Coordinator
910-798-7461

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