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Department Apparatus
Written by Administrator
Thursday, 11 December 2008 22:20
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2006 International / Rosenbauer 1500 GPM / 1000 Gallon Engine.
Our department received a FEMA grant as part of the “Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program” which made the acquisition of this apparatus possible. We took delivery and placed in service on December 1, 2006.



1995 Freightliner/EEI 1250 GPM/ 1000 Gallon Engine. Our department took delivery of this engine on September 8, 1995.


1981 Pierce/Chevrolet 400 GPM/250 Gallon mini-pumper. This mini-pumper was purchased in 1981 thanks to a generous donation from the employees at the Levi-Straus Company, also a donation from Murphy Power Board. The Murphy City Council and the County Commissioners also made a contribution. The remainder of the money was raised by department fundraisers.



1989 Atlas/International / 1150 Gallon Tanker/Service Truck. This pump and tank was originally on a 1978 Ford F800 chassis. It was remounted on this 1989 International chassis and converted into a service truck in 1998.



2010 US Tanker, International 7400 Chassis, 2000 Gallon, 500 GPM Hale Pump with 10" Side and Rear Remote Dumps. This tanker was purchased on a FEMA grant. Our department took delivery of this tanker in December 2009.



1993 Sutphen 70+ aerial platform was acquired by the Town of Murphy Fire Department following several years of planning. This apparatus will be utilized to further the growth potential for both the Town of Murphy and Murphy Rural Fire Districts. Murphy Fire personnel took delivery of this apparatus in Columbus, Ohio on April 28, 2005.




1979 Pierce / Ford F800 4x4 Engine, rebuilt in 1992, 600 Gallon tank , 750 GPM Waterous Pump with Feecon Foam System. This engine was a USAF government surplus P-8 ARRS Crash Truck. It has been completely outfitted with equipment purchased with funds from a FEMA grant. It is a NC Forest Service On-Loan Vehicle.


1998 GMC Yukon.
This SUV was donated to our department by Murphy Power Board.



2004 Ford F-150 Pick-up Truck / Utility Vehicle.

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