The Charlotte Fire Department is seeking bids for future fire apparatus purchases. The specific apparatus that will be bid upon shall be custom built pumpers, rear mount ladder trucks and mid-mount tower ladders. The department typically purchases 8 trucks per year for the replacements and additions to the fleet. Detailed specifications and requirements will be published with the Invitation to Bid.
Charlotte Water will purchase heavy duty truck bodies for replacement vehicles, and new vehicles that may be needed for future operations. Utility truck bodies are installed on separate cab/chassis assemblies which are purchased from a different vendor that is already under contract. The truck bodies purchased on this contract come in different configurations based on the intended use of each specific vehicle. They are installed on trucks used by construction crews in the course of field maintenance and repair tasks throughout the water and wastewater system.
CCPA purchases of firefighting turnout gear
The Charlotte Fire Department operates SMEAL built fire trucks with Spartan chassis to respond to calls for emergency services including structural fires, medical needs and hazardous material spills. Purchases will include fire pumper trucks and ladder trucks.