Photos and Description by Lindsay Dye Truck 166 began service in December 2018 with the Lewisville (TX) Fire Department. The cab/chassis are the Pierce Velocity model with TAK-4 suspension on the front axle. Seating for 6 is provided as are 2 forward-facing EMS compartments on each side of the cab. The cab and body are...
Pierce—Village of Villa Park (IL) Fire Department pumper. Impel cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Waterous CSU 1,500-gpm pump; UPF Poly 750-gallon tank. Dealer: John Kenna, Global Emergency Products, Aurora, IL. << AUGUST 22, 2019 PHOTO OF THE DAY AUGUST 15, 2019, PHOTO OF THE DAY >> MORE FIRE APPARATUS ARTICLES>> To submit your...
Among technology innovations will be the new Pierce Situational Awareness System by Fotokite is a self-piloting, actively tethered aerial device that can be deployed from any apparatus or easy-to-transport Pelican™ case, and is retrofittable with apparatus currently in service.
Volunteer Fire Chief John Morrison, of the Vienna (VA) Volunteer Fire Department, and career Fire Chief James Clack, of the Ankeny (IA) Fire Department are this year’s honorees.
Pierce Manufacturing, in partnership with Quebec, Canada’s exclusive Pierce dealer, L’Arsenal, has secured an order for five Ascendant® 100-foot heavy-duty aerial towers for the City of Montreal Fire Department.
Squad 8 is the “Pride of their Fleet” after the membership spent countless hours designing it and laying out the tool and appliance compartments.
Fitchburg (WI) Fire Department aerial platform. Quantum® cab and chassis; 100-foot heavy-duty platform; Detroit DD13 525-hp engine.
Pierce Manufacturing’s 2019 Road Rally has set off for the second wave of events taking place along the East Coast and throughout the Midwest.The Road Rally offers a hands-on and immersive experience for members of fire service. On Monday, July 15, the Road Rally stopped in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and will continue to 12 additional locations in July and August.
Black Earth (WI) Fire Department tanker. Enforcer™ cab and chassis; Detroit DD13 470-hp engine; Command Zone™ electrical system; Husky™ 3 foam system.
A collection of recent fire apparatus deliveries for July 2019.