The oldest member of the Engine fleet, and also mutual aid pumper, is this 1985 Pierce Dash, which has a 1250 GPM Waterous pump and 750 gallon tank. On board Engine 283 is 1000 feet of 4" hose, 400 feet of 3" hose, 2 1 3/4" preconnects, 1 2 1/2" preconnect, and 1 1 1/2" preconnect. In addition 283 contains a 3000 watt Honda generator, deck gun, and arrives on scene with 5 Scott air packs.
The newest member of the fleet is Engine 284, 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.
A long awaited addition to Kings Mountain's fleet is Ladder-1, 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.