APPLETON, WI—Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced that its Road Rally will give members of the fire service a chance to experience innovative fire apparatus and talk with experts about their community’s unique needs. Pierce’s Road Rally kicks off on Monday, June 10, 2019 in St. Louis, Missouri, and will visit more than 20 U.S. locations.
“In recent years, Pierce has introduced many new product innovations that have set benchmarks for performance in the industry and focused on the essential needs of firefighters,” said Jim Johnson, president of Pierce Manufacturing. “The Road Rally will feature eight Pierce fire trucks and will encompass an immersive and educational experience allowing current and prospective customers a chance to view, operate, and ask questions about the products that will best serve their community.”
The apparatus included in Pierce’s Road Rally are:
- Arrow XT™ 100’ Ascendant® Heavy-Duty Aerial Tower
- Enforcer™ 107’ Ascendant® Heavy-Duty Single Axle Aerial Ladder with PUCÔ Pump
- Enforcer™ 107’ Ascendant® Heavy-Duty Tandem Axle Aerial Ladder
- Impel™ 110’ Ascendant® Heavy-Duty Single Axle Aerial Platform
- Enforcer™ 75’ Aluminum Aerial Ladder
- Velocity® 100’ Heavy-Duty Aerial Platform
- Enforcer™ PUC Pumper
- Saber® Pumper with Ford Power Stroke® Turbo Diesel Power Train
Visitor experiences will include educational Q&A sessions with Pierce product experts and Pierce dealer representatives. Also, attendees will have the opportunity to take part in hands-on operation of apparatus; test drive all apparatus featured in the Road Rally, including the Saber Pumper with Ford Power Stroke Engine; and learn more about the extensive customizations available on Pierce fire trucks from chassis to pump panels, electrical systems to TAK-4® suspension, and more.
Pierce’s Road Rally will stop in locations including fire departments, fire training centers, Pierce dealerships and service centers, and other locations across the U.S. throughout summer 2019. The most current dates and locations can be found online at www.piercemfg.com/road-rally and may be subject to change. Those interested in attending are encouraged to work with a local Pierce dealer to register for an event in the desired location.