Engine 282 is a 1998 Pierce Saber Pumper/Tanker. The truck has a four-door, six occupant cab and is powered by a Detroit Diesel, 300 hp engine and an Allison MD 3060R automatic transmission. Engine 282 carries on it a 1250 GPM, two stage Waterous pump and a 1000 gallon polypropylene tank. Engine 282 carries 1200 feet of 4 inch hose, 500 feet of 3 inch hose, has 3 1 3/4" preconnects, 1 2 1/2" preconnect and 1 bumper mount preconnect. In addition 282 has a 3500 watt Honda generator, electric fan, 6 Scott air packs, deck gun and hydraulic ladder rack.
Engine 284 is a 2003 Pierce Dash Pumper, with a 1000 gallon tank , 1,500 GPM single stage Waterous Pump, hydraulic ladder rack and 8kw Harrison generator. 284 now is the first due engine in the City. The department purchased 284 in late 2002 and took delivery of the truck on May 21, 2003. This purchase makes the entire fleet of engines and ladders exclusively Pierce products.
Ladder-1 is a 2000 Pierce Dash 75' Heavy Duty Ladder Truck. Originally built as a demo unit for Pierce, Kings Mountain purchased the truck in late May 2000 and brought it home June 6. July 31 Ladder-1 responded on its first call to assist Shelby Fire Department with a structure fire.