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2017 Pierce Arrow XT Pittsburgh (PA) Rescue Trucks

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Pittsburgh EMS New Rescue Trucks

The two new Pierce Manufacturing rescue trucks built for the City of Pittsburgh EMS are shown in the Station Square area of the city. (Photo 1 courtesy of city of Pittsburgh EMS.)

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2017 Pierce Arrow XT Pittsburgh (PA) Rescue Trucks

Pierce built two rescues for Pittsburgh EMS on Arrow XT chassis with four-person raised-roof cabs and 96-inch-wide bodies. (Photos 2 through 6 courtesy of Glick Fire Equipment Company Inc.)

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2017 Pierce Arrow XT Pittsburgh (PA) Rescue Trucks

The two Pierce rescues for Pittsburgh EMS each featurse a three-door cab with a passenger-side compartment accessible from the outside that holds EMS equipment.

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2017 Pierce Arrow XT Pittsburgh (PA) Rescue Trucks

The 2007 heavy rescue, designated Rescue 2, that Pittsburgh EMS purchased from Pierce turned 198,000 miles before its retirement.

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2017 Pierce Arrow XT Pittsburgh (PA) Rescue Trucks

Each of the two new heavy rescues built by Pierce is powered by a Detroit DD13 diesel engine and an Allison 4000 EVS-PR automatic transmission with transmission retarder.

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2017 Pierce Arrow XT Pittsburgh (PA) Rescue Trucks

The Pittsburgh EMS heavy rescues have Onan PTO-driven 30-kilowatt generators, Will-Burt LED light towers, Whelen LED warning and M9 scene lights, and HiViz LED brow lights.