According to a report from Daily Independent, the Superstition (AZ) Fire and Medical District (SFMD) recently received a new Pierce Velocity Pumper.
The pumper features a clean-cab design, larger compartment space for equipment, extra interior compartments for body armor and ballistic vests, and a 120-volt air-conditioner on the roof to keep the vehicle cool in hot weather.
The SFMD Governing Board approved the $724,518 purchase from Hughes Fire Equipment in January 2020.
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The Pierce Velocity Pumper also has external compartments for self-contained breathing apparatus and personal protective gear. The external compartments keep contaminated gear outside the cab and reduce employee exposure to toxic and carcinogenic agents found at emergency scenes.