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Photo of the Week: Ariz. FD first in state with unique fire engine

Gilbert Fire & Rescue holds a traditional ceremony for an electric fire engine

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Arianna Grainey

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By FireRescue1 Staff

GILBERT, Ariz. — Gilbert Fire & Rescue, in collaboration with Pierce Manufacturing, held a traditional push-in ceremony for the department’s brand-new Pierce Volterra electric pumper on Oct. 27, at Gilbert Fire Station No. 2.

The Volterra electric pumper for Gilbert Fire & Rescue joins the ranks of Pierce’s electric fire trucks in the City of Madison, Wisconsin Fire Department and the City of Portland, Oregon Fire and Rescue. These diverse locations have a wide range of climates, providing an opportunity for Pierce to gather valuable vehicle performance data for the Volterra electric fire truck across various environmental conditions.

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