Fire Apparatus and Firefighting Equipment: FL Fire Department Orders 10 Pierce Fire Apparatus

05/31/2013
Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, received an order for 10 fire apparatus from Polk County Fire Rescue (PCFR) in Polk County, Florida. The purchase includes five pumpers, a 100-foot Pierce Aerial Platform, and a heavy-duty rescue/hazmat vehicle, all built on the Pierce Velocity chassis, as well as three tandem rear axle tanker/pumper vehicles. "Polk County Fire Rescue became a new Pierce customer just over two years ago, and this significant new purchase is a direct result of how our first vehicles have performed on front line duty over that time," said Jim Johnson, Oshkosh Corporation executive vice president and president, Fire & Emergency. &...

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