Athens (TX) Fire Department Dedicates New Fire Apparatus

SOURCE: ATHENSREVIEW.COM

The Athens Fire Department has taken delivery of a new Pierce Enforcer pumper. The 2008 rig it replaces is being placed in reserve status.


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The department held a wet-down ceremony and then housed the new rig. A local priest offered blessings for the firefighters and the new pumper and then sprinkled Holy Water on the outside of the new truck.

Specifications include:

CHASSIS: Enforcer™
BODY: Pumper
ACTUAL OVERALL HEIGHT: 10’5″
ENGINE: 450-hp Cummins L9
FRONT SUSPENSION: TAK-4® Independent Front Suspension
REAR SUSPENSION: Spring
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: Command Zone™
FOAM SYSTEM: Husky™ 3
PUMP: 1,500-gpm Pierce PUC™ Midship
TANK SIZE: 1,000 gallons

For more information, visit https://www.piercemfg.com/customers/new-deliveries/athens-fire-department-pumper-34017.

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