A Pierce Ultimate Configuration (PUC) pumper and a Pierce aerial platform have
been delivered to the Springfield, Mass., Fire Department.
APPLETON, Wis. (November 2, 2011) – Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation company, has delivered a Pierce Ultimate Configuration (PUC) pumper and a Pierce aerial platform to the Springfield Fire Department in Springfield, Mass. The Springfield Fire Department’s entire fleet of fire and emergency apparatus – including 13 engines, two rescues, seven aerials and a HAZMAT vehicle – are Pierce products.
“We’re proud to continue our long-term relationship with such a respected fire department,” said Jim Johnson, Oshkosh Corporation executive vice president and president, Fire & Emergency. “The decision by Springfield to integrate state-of-the-art technologies such as the PUC system, Husky® foam system, and front and side roll protection systems into their newest Pierce apparatus is an affirmation of the benefits we offer.”
The Pierce 100-foot Aerial Platform features TAK-4 independent front suspension, a 515 hp engine, stainless steel body, frontal impact and side roll protection systems, seating for four firefighters, Command Zone advanced electronics system, 10 kW generator, 400 amp alternator, a full complement of ground ladders, slide out adjustable trays, swing out toolboard and storage for air bottles in the fenders. The aerial device features Lyfe brackets for rescue equipment, twin monitors at the platform, breathing air to the tip, and white LED lighting along all three aerial sections.
For more information, visit www.oshkoshcorporation.com.