Monee (IL) Tower 55 Operating at Beecher (IL) Second-Alarm Fire

Tim Olk Photo

Tim Olk was on location at a two-alarm fire in Beecher, Illinois, and took these photos of Monee (IL) Fire Rescue’s Tower 55.

Tower 55 is a Pierce rear-mount aerial platform built on a Pierce Arrow XT cab and chassis and was delivered in 2018.

Specs on the rig include:

  • CHASSIS: Arrow XT™
  • BODY: 100’ Heavy-Duty Steel Aerial Platform
  • ACTUAL OVERALL HEIGHT: 12’3″
  • ENGINE: 525-hp Detroit DD13
  • FRONT SUSPENSION: TAK-4® Independent Front Suspension
  • PUMP: 1,500-gpm Pierce PUC™
  • TANK SIZE: 400 gallons
  • GENERATOR: 10-kW Harrison Hydraulic

For more information, visit https://www.piercemfg.com/customers/new-deliveries/monee-fire-protection-district-aerial-31411.


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