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Mineral Springs Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department

Union County, North Carolina
 
 

Apparatus

 

Engine 150

Engine 150 is a 2018 Spartan Metro Star custom cab engine. It has a 6 person cab. The engine carries 1250 gallons of water and has a 2000 gpm pump. It has a 20 gallon foam tank and all outlets have foam capability. The engine has a 6000 watt light tower. It has three 1 3/4" pre-connects and three 2 1/2" pre-conncects. This engine is housed at Station 15.

 

Engine 153

1998 3D top mount engine on a Freightliner chassis, 1500 gpm Hale pump, 1250 gallon water tank. Engine has a 6,000 kw generator. Engine carries two 1 ¾” pre-connected hose lines with 200’ feet of hose on each one, one 1 3/4" front bumper pre-connect with 150 feet of hose and one 2 ½” pre-connected hose line with 200’ of hose. The engine also carries 1,200 of 5” water supply hose. This engine is housed at Station 15.

Brush 155

Army surplus 5-ton six wheel drive truck. The truck was converted for use as a brush truck by the firefighters. The truck is equipped with a 750 gallon water tank and a 5 gallon foam tank along with a 200 foot hose reel. This truck takes the place of the 1984 pickup truck that we previously used as a brush truck.

Squad 157

2010 Ford F550 equipped with a 300 gallon water tank, a 10 gallon foam tank, a 22 hp pump. Truck carries one 1 ¾” pre-connected hose with 150’ of hose. This truck also carries 1,000’ of 2 1/2” used as supply line. This unit is equipped to be used in areas where the larger engines cannot access. This unit is also used as our medical response unit. It carries equipment and supplies for our first responders to use in medical emergencies. This unit also carries one of our extrication tools.

Utility 158

This is a 2004 Ford F250 pickup that is used to transport firefighters and equipment to scenes. It is used to transport hose and equipment back from scenes.

UTV 159

This unit is a utility all-terrain vehicle that is used on man hunt calls, on situations that cover large areas to move firefighters and materials and it is used for the rescue when the victims are in remote locations that cannot be accessed by other vehicles.

Light Tower 15

This is mobile light tower that is used to provide light whenever and wherever needed. The unit will operate up to 12 hours without refueling and will light up large areas.

Engine 160 - Not in Service

Description will be updated soon.

Engine 161

2000 KME top mount engine on a Freightliner chassis, 1500 gpm Hale pump, 1250 gallon water tank with 10 gallon foam tank. Engine has light tower and a 6,000 kw hydraulic driven generator. Engine carries two 1 ¾” pre-connected hose lines with 200’ feet of hose on each one, one 1 3/4" front bumper pre-connect with 150 feet of hose and one 2 ½” pre-connected hose line with 200’ of hose. The engine also carries 1,200 of 5” water supply hose. This engine carries one of our extrication tools. This engine is housed at Station 16.

Engine 163

1998 3D top mount engine on a Freightliner chassis, 1500 gpm Hale pump, 1250 gallon water tank with 10 gallon foam tank. Engine has a 6,000 kw generator. Engine carries two 1 ¾” pre-connected hose lines with 200’ feet of hose on each one, one 1 3/4" front bumper pre-connect with 150 feet of hose and one 2 ½” pre-connected hose line with 200’ of hose. The engine also carries 1,200 of 5” water supply hose. This engine is housed at Station 16

Brush 166

1992 Hummer

Used for brush and field fires in Station 16's response district.

Carries 200 gallons of water.

Gasoline powered pump.

Squad 167

The is 1997 Ford F450. It is used to transport equipment to fire scenes. This unit transports our breathing air cascade system, a generator and portable lights as well as tools to our fire scenes and other calls as needed.