Missouri Fire Department Goes All In On Pierce

By Mike Brezonick21 January 2016

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corp. company, has announced an order for six Dash CF custom fire and emergency vehicles from the Central County Fire & Rescue Fire Protection District (CCFR), Saint Peters, Mo. The order represents a full fleet replacement of Pierce vehicles that have served the department since 2002. The purchase includes five pumpers and one aerial platform. All will be delivered in late 2016. No financial information was provided.

The Pierce Dash CF apparatus features a tilting cab-forward design that repositions the engine rearward and down low between the frame rails, with an open interior configuration engineered to help firefighters better prepare when arriving on scene.

Each of the five identical pumpers is driven by a Detroit Diesel DD13 470 hp diesel engine and incorporates the Oshkosh TAK-4 independent front suspension, side roll and frontal impact protection systems and the all-new Command Zone multiplex control system. The vehicles also include a 1500 gpm Pierce PUC pump, a 600 gal. water tank, a Husky 12 dual agent foam system and low mounted crosslays.

The Dash CF 100-foot aerial platform is equipped with a DD13 525 hp engine, TAK-4 independent front suspension and side roll and frontal impact protection systems. It features a PUC pump, a 400 gal. water tank, a Husky 12 dual agent foam system, and carries a full complement of ground ladders.

Pierce dealer, Schuhmacher Fire Equipment LLC of Washington, Missouri, will provide local service and support.

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