NHC Fire Rescue Engine 18 Dedication - July 10, 2018
New Hanover County Fire Rescue dedicated its newest fire engine on Tuesday, July 10 at 9 a.m. at the Myrtle Grove Fire Station, located at 5636 Carolina Beach Road. Fire Engine 18 is 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.

Photos by Brett Cottrell, New Hanover County
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