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Crestview (FL) Takes Delivery of New Rig

SOURCE: WKRG.COM

Crestview’s newest fire apparatus was delivered in September. It’s a Pierce Ascendant 107-foot aerial quint built on an Enforcer™ cab and chassis.


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The department celebrated the rig’s delivery with a pancake breakfast. At the same time, the department celebrated the return of its 1941 pumper, which was tracked down by a first-year firefighter. The Crestview Professional Firefighters Union donation of $6,000 and a matching city grant made the reacquisition possible.

Specifications for the new Pierce include:

  • CHASSIS: Enforcer™
  • BODY: Ascendant® 107’ Heavy-Duty Aerial Ladder
  • ACTUAL OVERALL HEIGHT: 11’10”
  • ENGINE: 450-hp Cummins L9
  • FRONT SUSPENSION: TAK-4® Independent Front Suspension
  • REAR SUSPENSION: Spring
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: Hard Wired
  • PUMP: 1,500-gpm Pierce PUC™ Midship
  • TANK: 500 gallonsWater

For more information, visit www.piercemfg.com.