Fire Apparatus

The Charlotte Fire Department is seeking bids for future fire apparatus purchases.  The specific apparatus that will be bid upon shall be custom built pumpers, rear mount ladder trucks and mid-mount tower ladders.  The department typically purchases 8 trucks per year for the replacements and additions to the fleet.  Detailed specifications and requirements will be published with the Invitation to Bid.

Key Fire Hoses

The Charlotte Fire Department (CFD) uses Key Fire Hoses in its firefighting operations. CFD utilizes 5″ Large Diameter Hoses and 1.75″ and 2.5″ Hand Lines. The hoses must meet the current NFPA 1961 Standards. The hoses are delivered coupled, tested, and carry a 10-year written warranty against defects in materials and workmanship.

This solicitation is to establish a contract to purchase Key Fire Hoses for one-year with the option to renew for four additional one-year terms.

Fire PT Uniforms

The Charlotte Fire Department (CFD) provides physical fitness training uniforms to all new and current employees on an annual basis for required on-the-job physical training and recruit school.  The uniform items consists of sweatshirts, sweat pants, training shorts, and tee shirts.  The uniforms will require screen-printing of the CFD logos onto the garments.  Short sleeve and long sleeve tee shirts are also provided as part of the employee’s uniform allotment.  This will be a contract for a period of three years with the option to extend the contract for two additional one-year terms.

CFD Promotional Processes

This contract is for the provision of a qualified Company to assist the City of Charlotte Fire Department (CFD) with yearly rank testing, specifically developing and implementing the testing materials for yearly Promotional Processes for the ranks of Entry Level (EL), Fire Fighters (FF), Captain, Engineer, Battalion Chief, and Division Chief.  Multiple processes may be run over the course of a calendar year depending upon the needs of CFD.

Fire Pumper Trucks and Ladder Trucks – CANCELLED

The Charlotte Fire Department operates SMEAL built fire trucks with Spartan chassis to respond to calls for emergency services including structural fires, medical needs and hazardous material spills. Purchases will include fire pumper trucks and ladder trucks.