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.
Loudoun County (VA) Combined Fire and Rescue chose the Velocity cab and chassis for its new rescue to maximize storage space.
This apparatus is the department's second apparatus equipped with a PUC pump.
The Rochester (MN) Fire Department has taken delivery of a Pierce® Velocity® 100-foot heavy-duty aerial platform featuring new idle reduction technology.
This is Alameda County (CA) Fire’s Arrow XT pumper with General Services Manager Pete Pegadiotes providing a rundown of the rig.