The Town of Cary Fire Department activated a fourth ladder company this week. Ladder 8 was placed in service on Sunday, April 23, 2019, at Station 8 on Mills Park Drive.
They’ve been assigned the 2018 Pierce Enforcer 1500/300/105-foot rear-mount that had been assigned to Ladder 5. The latter ladder laddies are back on their earlier truck, a 2004 Pierce Dash 1500/300/105-foot rear-mount platform.
In addition to their four ladder companies, CFD also operates a quint company. Engine 6 is assigned a 2008 Pierce Velocity aerial ladder, 1500/300/105′.
Total Count in Wake County?
For those keeping score, the total number of (front-line) ladders in the county:
- Apex (2)
- Cary (5)
- Holly Springs
- Morrisville (2)
- Northern Wake
- Raleigh (9)
- Wake Forest
Look for +1 in a couple places, coming soon. Such AFD, which will add a third ladder company at Station 5.