IFB – Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus
and Accessories

Update: Board of Commissioners voted to award the Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) contract to Fire Protection Equipment Company (MSA) for $1,094,500.

Currituck County was awarded an Assistance to Firefighter (AFG) grant from FEMA for new SCBAs for all fire departments that operate in Currituck County, this will standardize fire equipment for more effective fire ground operations.  FEMA will reimburse $995,000 of this purchase.  For additional information please contact Deputy Chief Tim Riley.

The County of Currituck is requesting bids from qualified Offerors to provide Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Equipment and Accessories for use within the Fire Department to respond to various incidents within the surrounding areas.

All communications and proposals MUST be submitted in a sealed envelope no later than 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2019.

On Sealed Envelope:
Currituck County Fire & EMS Department
Attention: Tim Riley, Deputy Chief Fire & EMS
“IFB – Self Contained Breathing Apparatus and Accessories Bid”.

Contact Information:
Phone: 252-232-7746 Ext. 4096
Cell: 757-576-3319

153 Courthouse Road, Suite 303
Currituck, North Carolina 27929

In person:
2795 Caratoke Highway
Currituck, North Carolina 27929

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday 

Mail or hand deliver:

  • 1 signed original hardcopy
  •  2 copies of the original
  • 1 electronic copy (pdf format) submitted on a on a USB drive or CD.

Bid submittals shall be sealed and marked “IFB – Self Contained Breathing Apparatus and Accessories Bid”.

Offerors mailing bid packages should allow delivery time to ensure timely receipt of their bid.  The responsibility for getting the bid response to the Currituck County Fire & EMS Department Office on or before the specified time and date is solely and strictly the responsibility of the submitting Offeror.


All questions pertaining to this request for bid MUST be submitted in writing no later than 12:00 noon on Thursday, May 23, 2019.   Written questions should be emailed to Tim Riley.

Only written questions will be considered formal.  Any information given by telephone will be considered informal.  Any questions that the County feels are pertinent to all proposers will be issued in the form of an Addendum.