The South 1 Lieutenant and 2 Firefighters - assigned to Engine 2 to perform fire fighting, rescue, emergency medical response, and inspectional services.
Engine 2 is a 2008 Pierce Velocity Pumper.
Staffed by full-time by one Lieutenant and two Firefighters.
Capable of pumping 1,500 gallons of water per minute through five pre-connected hand lines and one pre-connected master stream device. This pumper carries dual firefighting foam and has elevated lighting capability for scene illumination and safety.
A thermal imaging camera is carried on board along with a variety of search and rescue devices and systems to aid in emergency operations.
Medically equipped to provide basic life support equivalent to a BLS ambulance.
This engine was put into service in August 2014 here in Tewksbury. It was one of two engines purchased from a Houston Texas fire district.