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Video Walkaround: Pierce Velocity for Southbury (CT) Fire Department

J.D. McAulay walks around the Southbury (CT) Fire Department’s new Pierce Velocity pumper. The department wants to carry as much water as it can to adapt to different terrains. The department chose the PUC design for the new pumper.

CHASSIS: Pierce Velocity®
BODY: Pumper
ENGINE: Detroit DD13
HORSEPOWER: 525 hp
FRONT SUSPENSION: TAK-4® Independent Front Suspension
REAR SUSPENSION: Spring
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: Command Zone™

FOAM SYSTEM: Husky™ 12
PUMP: Pierce PUC™ Midship
PUMP GPM: 1,500 gpm
TANK SIZE: 850 gallons