Five Pierce Arrow XT Pumpers Headed to the Birmingham (AL) Fire & Rescue Service

APPLETON, WI—Pierce Manufacturing has received an order for five Pierce® Arrow XT™ custom pumpers from the Birmingham (AL) Fire & Rescue Service. This is the second major order of Pierce Arrow XT pumpers by the department, which purchased its first Pierce pumpers in 2009.

The five pumpers are each outfitted with a 10-inch raised roof cab, seating for six firefighters, Command Zone® advanced electronics and control system, a 450-hp Detroit DD13 engine, 1,500-gpm single-stage pump, a 500-gallon water tank, a 19-inch extended front bumper, a wide range of compartments with adjustable shelves and slide-out trays, and LED scene lighting on all sides of the apparatus.

Birmingham Fire & Rescue Service comprises 648 firefighters responding from 31 fire stations. The full service department features hazmat teams, a full service EMS Division (including advanced life support), a technical rescue team, and a comprehensive fire prevention division.

Pierce dealer Emergency Equipment Professionals, Inc. of Pelham, Alabama provides local service and support.

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