New Engine 72 in Production at Pierce
By Assistant Chief Thomas Buckmaster
August 31, 2019

Over the last year, the Apparatus committee has been hard at work laying out a specification list for a new Engine. The committee worked diligently to design a piece of equipment that could support the needs of all members for many years to come.

A couple of the key design points are listed below:

- Enforcer 70” cab with flat roof and seating for 6
- Detroit Diesel DD13 engine
- Allison EVS 4000 transmission
- 30' 1.5" OAL/9'6" OAH
- 172.5" wheelbase
- TAK-4 Independent Front Suspension
- Side Roll & Frontal Impact Protection
- Pierce high performance air conditioning system
- Whelen LED emergency lighting package
- HiViz LED scene lighting package
- 750 gallon water tank with low hose bed
- HALE 1500 GPM Pump
- Pierce aluminum short body pumper
- Front intake with swivel

Once progress reports are received, they will be posted here weekly.