Apparatus
ATV 12
ATV 12
2019
ATV 12-2
ATV 12-2
2009 Polaris Ranger
Used to access areas that cannot be accessed by full sized apparatus. Polaris 12 is also equipped with a medical unit to attach a back board and attendent's seat and also has a custom brush unit capable of fighting wild land fires. Currently housed at Station 2.
Brush 12
Brush 12
2004 Ford
Brush 12 is first due to wildland fire incidents and carries equipment used for operations. Unit has a 300 gallon tank and 50 gallon class "A" foam tank. Also carries Power Hawk battery powered extrication tools. Brush 12 responds to all motor vehicle accidents on the Blue Ridge Parkway along with Rescue 12. Currently housed at Station 1.
Brush 12-2
Brush 12-2
2018 Chevrolet 3500
Car 12
Car 12
2004 Ford Explorer
Deputy Fire Chief's response vehicle. Used by the Fire Chief to respond to calls that may require a command presence. Also used to attend a variety of meetings such as meetings with Emergency Management and County Managers, Buncombe County Chiefs Assoc. and Buncombe County Firefighters Assoc., etc.
Chief 12
Chief 12
2011 Chevrolet 2500 Suburban 4x4
Fire Chief's response vehicle. Used by the Fire Chief to respond to calls that may require a command presence. Also used to attend a variety of meetings such as meetings with Emergency Management and County Managers, Buncombe County Chiefs Assoc. and Buncombe County Firefighters Assoc., etc.
Engine 12
Engine 12
2020
Engine 12-2
Engine 12-2
2000 International 4800/KME
4x4 Class A Pumper/Tanker 1000 gallon tank/1250 GPM Pump. Second due to Structure Fires and Brush Fires. Carries 1200 feet of 3 inch supply line and over 1000 feet of attack lines. Also has a Thermal Imaging Camera and Knox Box system on board. Currently housed at Station 1.
Rescue 12
Rescue 12
2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty
4x4 Medium Duty Rescue Vehicle First due to any Rescue incident within the district. Responds second due to Motor Vehicle Accidents including a large area of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Carries variety of equipment including rope rescue, and water rescue equipment. Full compliment of AMKUS extrication equipment on board as well as Advanced Life Support medical equipment certified at the EMT-Intermediate level. Currently housed at Station 2.
Squad 12
Squad 12
2012 Freightliner/Pierce "Class A" Pumper/Tanker
1000 gallon tank / 1750 gallon per minute pump. Carries 1200 feet of 4 inch supply line as well as over 1000 feet of attack lines. Equipped with "Knox Box" system and Thermal Imaging Camera. This Engine is first due to Vehicle Fires and Motor Vehicle Accidents. Carries full compliment of AMKUS extrication tools and carries Advanced Life Support Medical equipment certified at the EMT-Intermediate level. Currently housed at Station 1.
Tac 12
Tac 12
2011 Chevorlet 2500 Suburban 4x4
Used to respond to Emergency Medical Incidents in the district. Equipped at the EMT-Intermediate Level and provides Advanced Life Support intervention at any medical incident. Currently housed at Station 1.
Tanker 12
Tanker 12
2017 Pierce
Located at Station 1 2100 Gallon Tank 1000 GPM Hale Pump 1200' 4" Supply Hose Tanker 12 responds second due to Structure Fires, Fire Alarms, and Car Fires. It also responds automatic aid to neighboring fire districts for fires.
Tanker 12-2
Tanker 12-2
2018 Pierce
Truck 12
Truck 12
2015 Chevorlet 2500 4x4
Truck 12 is used to haul equipment to and from large scenes within Upper Hominy fire district, and to neighboring fire districts. It also hauls Polaris 12 to brush fires and large searches within Buncombe and surrounding counties. Its currently housed at Station 1.
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