Join Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment Editorial Advisory Board member Ricky Riley as he describes one of the three new Pierce Ascendant aerials recently purchased by the Prince George’s County (MD) Fire/EMS Department. The compartment space on the rigs allows for future expansion along the life span of the apparatus. The aerials have short wheelbases...
The rigs are built on Pierce's Enforcer cab and chassis and are powered by Cummins L9 450-hp engines. They also feature Pierce's Husky 3 foam system.
Finley Fire Equipment has secured an order for two Pierce® Arrow XT™ pumpers for the Charleston, West Virginia Fire Department. The trucks will be procured through a partnership with the West Virginia Purchasing Division using a National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) contract.
The department wants to carry as much water as it can to adapt to different terrains.
New Carlisle Fire Department PUC pumper-tanker. Enforcer cab and chassis; Detroit DD13 525-hp engine; Pierce, 1,500-gpm single-stage pump.
According to the department's chief, the department chose to go with a more basic rig, stating that the truck it is replacing had many bells and whistles.
Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, announced today that Minuteman Fire and Rescue, its exclusive dealer for Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont, has been acquired by Allegiance Fire and Rescue, a division of Massachusetts-based Allegiance Trucks, LLC. Allegiance Fire and Rescue has retained all of Minuteman Fire and Rescue’s employees...
Danvers (IL) Community Fire Protection District PUC pumper. Enforcer cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Pierce 1,500-gpm pump; UPF Poly 750-gallon water tank.
Truck 28 was placed into service on March 31, 2018, with Haslet (TX) Fire-Rescue. The cab and chassis are the Velocity model with TAK-4 suspension on the front axle.
Built on a Pierce Velocity cab and chassis, the rig features a 100-foot aluminum platform.