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Pierce Industrial Park Plant (IPP) Fire Truck Gallery

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Oshkosh Striker Simulator

Chris Mc Loone's visit to Pierce and Oshkosh began with a chance to use Oshkosh's Striker Simulator.

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Pierce Industrial Park Plant (IPP)

This top-mount pump house is out of the paint booth and waiting to be moved to a new rig.

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Pierce Industrial Park Plant (IPP)

A pump module being built at Pierce's IPP facility.

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Pierce Industrial Park Plant (IPP)

This aerial is going through an inspection at Pierce's IPP faciilty.

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Pierce Industrial Park Plant (IPP)

Here's a look down a 107-foot Ascendant ladder waiting to be added to an Ascendant order.

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Pierce Industrial Park Plant (IPP)

Another aerial, this one a midmount platform, being tested at Pierce's IPP facility.

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Pierce Industrial Park Plant (IPP)

Pierce's IPP facility is also the location where the company assembles all its rescue trucks, as shown here.

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Pierce Industrial Park Plant (IPP)

A rescue truck being assembled at Pierce's IPP facility.

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Pierce Industrial Park Plant (IPP)

This rescue truck is nearing completion at Pierce's IPP.

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Pierce Industrial Park Plant (IPP)

This Oshkosh Striker ARFF unit is destined for Puerto Rico.

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Pierce Industrial Park Plant (IPP)

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Oshkosh Striker Simulator

Mc Loone positions a Striker to begin extinguishing an engine fire on a passenger jet.

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Pierce Industrial Park Plant (IPP)

The Oshkosh Striker Simulator view is much like this view taken from the inside of an Oshkosh Striker ARFF unit headed for Puerto Rico.

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Oshkosh Striker Simulator

Mc Loone uses the same controls found on in-service Strikers to begin flowing foam to extinguish one of the engines on fire on a passenger jet during a simulation.

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Pierce Industrial Park Plant (IPP)

Body fabrication for Pierce and Oshkosh fire apparatus is performed at the company's Industrial Park Plant (IPP). Here a Pierce employee installs a compartment door on a fire apparatus cab. All custom cab assembly is done at this plant.

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Pierce Industrial Park Plant (IPP)

A worker fabricates an engine tunnel for a new custom Pierce fire apparatus.

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Pierce Industrial Park Plant (IPP)

Here, cab structure has been added to an engine tunnel.

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Pierce Industrial Park Plant (IPP)

Here, a cab starts to take shape as more cab structure has been added.

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Pierce Industrial Park Plant

Here, a freshly painted pump house, which will feature a side-mount pump panel, waits to be installed on a pumper.