Apparatus

The Southern Pines Fire and Rescue Department provides a high level of protection to the citizens of Southern Pines and the Pines Fire District with the current apparatus we have.

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Brush 818Brush 818 is a 2002 Ford F-450 that carries 292 gallons of water and eight gallons of Class A Foam. 818 responds "first due" (the unit that responds first) on woods and grass fires along with downed power lines and arcing transformers.
811Engine 811Engine 811 is a 2021 Pierce Impel.  This engine is housed at Southern Pines Station 1 and is the "first due" engine for fire alarms, structure fires, and vehicle accidents.  1500 GPM Waterous Pump.  1000 gallons of water.
DSC_0015Engine 812
Engine 812 is a 2012 Pierce Impel.  This engine is housed at Southern Pines Station 1 and is the "second due" engine for fire alarms, structure fires, and vehicle accidents.  1500 GPM Waterous Pump.  1000 gallons of water.

Engine 813
Engine 813 is a 2005 Ferrara (HME cab) that has a 1,500 GPM Waterous Pump with a 1000 booster water tank. Engine 813 also serves as one of the primary response engines as it carries complimentary equipment as Engine 812.
Engine 822Engine 822Engine 822 is a 2019 Pierce Impel. This engine is housed at Southern Pines Station 2.  1500 GPM Waterous Pump.  1000 gallons of water.

Tanker 816
Tanker 816 is a 2011 Kenworth with a 500 GPM Hale pump. Tanker 816 is equipped with a 3,500 gallon drop tank that is deployed where there are no hydrants. Capable of supporting fire suppression activities, Tanker 816 carries 3,000 gallons of water on board.

Ladder 81Ladder 81 is a 2006 Pierce Arrow XT that serves as the department’s quint (an apparatus that combines the equipment capabilities of a ladder truck and the water-pumping ability of a fire engine). Ladder 81 has a rear mount 105’ stick and carries over another 100’ of ground ladders. Ladder 81 also has a 2000 GPM pump with a 400 gallon booster water tank. Ladder 81 assists the primary engines with structure fires, sprinkler activations, high, low and confined space rescue calls.
819Heavy Rescue
819
Rescue 819 is a 2015 Pierce Impel that supports the many aspects of both the fire department and the town. 819 not only carries supporting equipment to firefighting activities, but also provides the specialty equipment needed in vehicle extrications, high and low angle rescues, confined space and trench rescue training and incidents.
Squad 81Squad 81Squad 81 is a 2022 Ford F-550 that is mainly utilized to respond to emergency medical calls. It carries a multitude of medical equipment to assist with basic life support as well as the ability to assist with extrication of patients from individuals injured in the surrounding parks and walking trails. Squad 81 also acts as a support vehicle for traffic accidents and a command vehicle during complex incidents.
UTV81UTV 81UTV 81 is a Utility Task Vehicle (UTV) that is designed to allow the Fire Department to reach injured patients in remote locations where the standard ambulance or SUV can not get too.  Our UTV is used several times a year accessing patients that may have been thrown from a horse on the Moss Foundation Trails or someone that has fallen and injured themselves on one of our many Greenway paths in Reservoir Park or White Hall.  The UTV is also assigned to many of our outdoor festivals such as Spring Fest and First Friday’s.  Staffing is typically two Firefighter/EMT’s however, we have seating for a paramedic or other firefighters if necessary.  The UTV takes the patient back to an EMS Unit for transport to the hospital.