Hall County fire services to standardize fleet with order of nine new pierce fire apparatus


Pierce Manufacturing has secured an order from Hall County Fire Services in Georgia for eight Enforcer Pumpers and one Ascendant® 107’ Heavy-Duty Aerial Ladder.

APPLETON, Wis. – Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, has secured an order from Hall County Fire Services in Georgia. Sold through Pierce dealer, Ten-8 Fire Equipment, the order includes eight Pierce® Enforcer™  Pumpers and one Ascendant® 107’ Heavy-Duty Aerial Ladder. The new fire apparatus will support the department’s efforts to standardize its fleet to allow personnel consistency in their response and service delivery.

“Our fire department covers 429 square miles with diverse response districts from rural to suburban,” said Christopher Armstrong, Fire Chief of Hall County Fire Services. “We respond to a variety of hazards, and standardization and continuity in our operations are crucial to fulfilling our mission. Both the excellent customer service provided by Ten-8 Fire Equipment and the quality of Pierce apparatus contributed to our decision to execute this significant order.”

Hall County Fire Services’ new fire apparatus will feature:

Pierce Enforcer Pumpers

·       Extended cab and raised roof

·       750-gallon tank with low hose bed

·       1500 GPM Waterous Pump

·       Detroit Diesel DD13 525 HP Engine

·       TAK-4 Independent Suspension

·       Side roll and frontal impact protection

·       Multiplex electrical system with Command Zone screen

·       Additional storage cabinetry for EMS equipment

 

Ascendant 107’ Heavy-Duty Aerial Ladder

·       Enforcer chassis with extended cab and raised roof

·       500-gallon tank

·       2000 GPM Waterous Pump

·       Detroit Diesel DD13 525 HP Engine

·       TAK-4 Independent Suspension

·       Side roll and frontal impact protection

·       Multiplex electrical system with Command Zone screen

·       Single rear axle configuration

·       Additional storage cabinetry for EMS equipment and extrication tools

“Our team is honored that our longstanding relationship with Hall County Fire Services continues with an order of such magnitude for their community,” said Guy Binion, sales representative for Ten-8 Fire Equipment. “The eight pumpers and aerial ladder offer the desired level of standardization of apparatus operation, training, and vehicle maintenance, as well as superior maneuverability, innovative design, and essential safety features. We are confident the new fire trucks are the optimal choice for the department’s response area.”

Hall County Fire Services’ new fire apparatus will support the work of 369 personnel,16 stations, and an annual service call volume of over 25,000 per year. Delivery of the eight pumpers and the aerial ladder is expected to take place in December 2020.

For a comprehensive review of Pierce pumpers and Ascendant aerials, visit www.piercemfg.com for specs, video, and images. 

Photo caption: Pierce Manufacturing has received an order from Hall County Fire Services in Georgia, for eight Enforcer Pumpers and one AscendantÒ 107’ Heavy-Duty Aerial Ladder.

About Ten-8 Fire Equipment

Ten-8 Fire Equipment, Inc. is a distributor of fire and emergency apparatus and equipment, and the exclusive Pierce for Florida and Georgia. The company’s knowledgeable staff of sales, service, and support personnel is comprised of over 130 employees. For more than 30 years, the Ten-8 Fire Equipment team has worked to expand the company’s customer base, continually investing in personnel and facilities. Operating out of seven service locations, Ten-8 Fire Equipment strives to create a service experience second to none. To learn more about Ten-8 Fire Equipment, visit www.ten8fire.com.

About Pierce Manufacturing

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation [NYSE: OSK] company, is the leading North American manufacturer of custom fire apparatus. Products include custom and commercial pumpers, aerials, rescue trucks, wildland trucks, mini pumpers, elliptical tankers, and homeland security apparatus. In addition, Pierce designs its own foam systems and was the first company to introduce frontal airbags and the Side Roll Protection system to fire apparatus. To learn more about Pierce, visit www.piercemfg.com.

About Oshkosh Corporation

At Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK), we make innovative, mission-critical equipment to help everyday heroes advance communities around the world. Headquartered in Wisconsin, Oshkosh Corporation employs more than 15,000 team members worldwide, all united behind a common cause: to make a difference in people’s lives. Oshkosh products can be found in more than 150 countries under the brands of JLG®, Pierce®, Oshkosh® Defense, McNeilus®, IMT®, Hall County Fire Services to Standardize Fleet with Order of Nine New Pierce Fire Apparatus Frontline™, Jerr-Dan®, Oshkosh® Airport Products, CON-E-CO® and London™. For more information, visit oshkoshcorp.com. All brand names referred to in this news release are trademarks of Oshkosh Corporation or its subsidiary companies

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