Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, announced that a Pierce 100-foot aluminum aerial platform vehicle is on duty at the Morinville Fire Department in Morinville, Alberta, located 17 miles (27km) north of Edmonton. Built on a Pierce® Quantum® chassis, this all-purpose quint vehicle is engineered to address a wide range of emergency response needs for the town of Morinville and the surrounding region.
“The Pierce aluminum aerial platform embodies advanced performance, ease of operation and built-in safety technologies,” said Jim Johnson, Oshkosh Corporation executive vice president and president, Fire & Emergency. “We are experiencing significant sales growth outside the U.S., and are excited to see this vehicle on duty in the Edmonton area to showcase Pierce’s aerial capabilities.”
The vehicle features the Pierce 100-foot aluminum platform, TAK-4® independent front suspension, seating for six firefighters, LED scene lights, and a 4-way rear vision camera. The firefighting system includes a 2,000 gpm single stage pump, Husky® 12 foam system with 30-gallon foam cell, Control Zone™ pump panel. The 3-section aluminum aerial device features LED lighting along its entire length for enhanced visibility, breathing air to the turntable and to the tip, a monitor with wireless remote control, and brackets for emergency tools.