Pierce Manufacturing has secured an order for an Ascendant® 100” Heavy-Duty Aerial Tower built on an Arrow XT™ custom chassis from Charleston Fire Department in South Carolina.
Pierce Manufacturing and PACCAR have collaborated to make MX-13 big block engines exclusively available to the fire service on Pierce® Arrow XT™, Enforcer™, and Velocity® chassis.
Pierce dealer L’Arsenal based out of Drummondville, Quebec, announced that L’Arsenal has secured a four-year contract with Quebec City to provide fire apparatus.
This is Alameda County (CA) Fire’s Arrow XT pumper with General Services Manager Pete Pegadiotes providing a rundown of the rig.
Lake Villa (IL) Fire Protection District 107-foot Ascendant aerial quint. Arrow XT cab and chassis; Detroit DD13 525-hp engine; and Waterous CMU 2,000-gpm pump.
This rig is designed with frontal impact and side roll protection for safety and a short wheelbase to help with the turning radius.
Multiple rescue capabilities include carrying rope rescue equipment, Paratech air bags for some collapse situations, an array of Genesis hydraulic rescue tools, ladders, multiple types of saws, support tools for confined space entry, a portable breathing air unit, and hazmat equipment.