Every engine company in the Charlotte Fire Department is a triple combination class A pumper. This means that the truck carries water, hose, and a fire pump for extinguishing fires. In addition to firefighting equipment, all engines have life saving EMS equipment, including defibrillators for cardiac arrest patients.
All pumpers in Charlotte have these common features:
- Waterous 1500 GPM pumps
- At least 500 gallon water tanks
- 30 gallon class B foam tanks
- 1-3/4" and 2-1/2" attack lines
- 5" supply line