Master List of North Carolina Tillers

Last updated October 19, 2022

Here’s a master list of all tractor-drawn aerial ladders (tillers) (plus one tiller rescue) past ‘n’ present ‘n’ future in North Carolina. Will update going forward, with newer deliveries. May expand with models and other details:

Asheville 1923 American LaFrance Type 17-6, 75-foot  
Asheville 2018 KME, 101-foot  
Asheville Ordered in 2021, KME rescue tiller. Expected delivery in 2023.  
Beaufort 1997 Seagrave, 100-foot

Acquired 2017, ex-Hillandale VFD in Montgomery County, MD. Disposed 2021 to Coatesville, PA

Boone 1942 Seagrave, 100-foot Acquired 1976, ex-Easton, PA
Cary 2019 Pierce Enforcer Ascendant, 1500/200/107-foot – 1 of 2  
Cary 2019 Pierce Enforcer Ascendant, 1500/200/107-foot – 2 of 2   
Cary 2020 Pierce Enforcer Ascendant, 1500/200/107-foot   
Charlotte 1917 American LaFrance Type 17-6, 75-foot  
Charlotte 1974 Ward LaFrance Diplomat/LTI, 100-foot  
Charlotte 201_ Pierce – #1 of 2 Acquired 2022, for driver training. Ex-Montgomery County, MD
Charlotte 201_ Pierce – #2 of 2 Acquired 2022, for driver training. Ex-Montgomery County, MD
Charlotte Pending Ordered in 2022, Pierce Enforcer Ascendant, 107-foot, 2000/200.   
Civietown (Brunswick Co.) 1979 Mack/1958 American LaFrance 

Acquired 2006, ex-Raleigh, ex-Wendell. Sold 2007?

Concord Pending Ordered 2021? – Pierce Enforcer Ascendant, 107-foot, 2000/200 – #1 of 2  
Concord Pending Ordered 2022  – Pierce Enforcer Ascendant, 107-foot, 2000/200 – #2 of 2  
Cornelius-Lemley (Mecklenburg Co.) 1989 Seagrave, 100-foot Acquired 1999, ex-Richmond, ex-Bedford, VA
Cornelius-Lemley (Mecklenburg Co.) 2016 Seagrave, 100-foot  
Durham 1926 American LaFrance Type 17-6, 75-foot  
Greensboro 1920 American LaFrance Type 17-6, 75-foot  
Greenville 2021 Pierce Velocity Ascendant, 1500/200/107-foot  
High Point 1924 American LaFrance Type 17-6, 75-foot  
High Point 1967 Seagrave KT, 100-foot  
High Point 2004 Pierce Dash, 1500/200/100-foot Placed in reserve in 2019
High Point 2019 Pierce Arrow XT, 107-foot  
Holly Springs (Wake Co) 2021 Pierce Enforcer Ascendant, 1500/300/107-foot  
Leland (Brunswick Co) Pending Ordered in 2022, KME.   
Mount Holly (Gaston Co) Pending Ordered in 2022, Pierce Enforcer Ascendant, 1500/300/107-foot  
Providence (Union Co) 1953 Pirsch, 100-foot  Acquired in TBD, ex-Oakland, CA
Raleigh 1916 American LaFrance Type 17-6, 75-foot  
Raleigh 1939 American LaFrance 500 Series tractor, for above  
Raleigh 1958 American LaFrance 700 Series, 100-foot  
Raleigh 1979 Mack MC tractor, for above  
Raleigh 2004 Pierce Arrow XT, 1500/300/100-foot  Retired after rollover accident in 2009. Sold for scrap.
Raleigh 2010 Pierce Arrow XT, 1500/300/100-foot  
Raleigh 2015 Pierce Arrow XT, 1500/200/100-foot  
Raleigh 2017 Pierce Arrow XT, 1500/200/100-foot  
Raleigh 2018 Pierce Arrow XT, 1500/200/107-foot  
Rocky Mount 1919 American LaFrance Type 17-6, 65-foot  
Rocky Mount 1956 American LaFrance 700 Series, 85-foot  
Wake Forest 2007 Crimson/Spartan, 103-feet  Acquired 2019, for training, ex-Boise, ID
Wake Forest 2021 Spartan Gladiator, 1500/200/105-foot  
Wendell 1979 Mack/1958 American LaFrance

Acquired 1999, ex-Raleigh. Disposed 2006 to Civietown FD

Wilmington 1917 American LaFrance Type 17-4, 75-foot  
Wilmington 1938 American LaFrance Series 500 tractor for above  
Wilmington 1963 Seagrave  
Wilmington 2014 Pierce Velocity PUC, 1500/300/100-foot  
Winston-Salem 1937 Pirsch, 85-foot  
Winston-Salem 1955 Seagrave  
Winston-Salem 2018 KME, 2000/0/101-foot  
Winston-Salem Pending Ordered in 2021? KME?  

Plus a couple horse-drawn tillers, way back when…

Big thanks to Andrew Messer, for his western/central NC apparatus data.  

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