To standardize the fleet, the compartments were designed to store tools similar to their other apparatus. A multi-camera system was added to the Sky-Boom for more accuracy and quicker deployment.
Many of the compartments were designed with EMS in mind and include pegboards for organized storage.
The new fire apparatus will support the department’s efforts to standardize its fleet to allow personnel consistency in their response and service delivery.
Lieutenant Dave Mason walks around Chesterfield (VA) Fire and EMS's Enforcer pumper with a PUC pump.
Engine 1 began service with the Frisco (TX) Fire Department on February 20, 2019. The cab/chassis is a Pierce Velocity model with seating for five and two rear-facing overhead compartments.
Battalion Chief Eric Hauser of Cathedral City Fire Department is walking around the department's Pierce Quantum pumper.
The custom compartments throughout the apparatus allow for a large variety of equipment to be stored for different deployments.
This engine features the Pierce Enforcer cab/chassis with seating for five and a forward-facing cabinet mounted on the left wall of the cab. The apparatus is constructed of standard aluminum with side roll and frontal impact protection.
A local priest offered blessings for the firefighters and the new pumper and then sprinkled Holy Water on the outside of the new truck.
The Pelham Fire Department provides hazmat response for Shelby County, Alabama, in partnership with the Alabaster Fire Department, which handles decon.