Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, has secured an order from Hall County Fire Services in Georgia. Sold through Pierce dealer, Ten-8 Fire Equipment, the order includes eight Pierce® Enforcer™ Pumpers and one Ascendant® 107’ Heavy-Duty Aerial Ladder. The new fire apparatus will support the department’s efforts to standardize its fleet to allow personnel consistency in their response and service delivery. Excellent customer service “Our fire department covers 429 square miles with diverse response districts from rural to suburban,” said Christopher Armstrong, Fire Chief of Hall County Fire Services. “We respond to a variety of hazards, and standardization and continuity in our operations are crucial to fulfilling our mission. Both the excellent customer service provided by Ten-8 Fire Equipment and the quality of Pierce apparatus contributed to our decision to execute this significant order.” Hall County Fire Services’ new fire apparatus will feature: Pierce Enforcer Pumpers Extended cab and raised roof 750-gallon tank with low hose bed 1500 GPM Waterous Pump Detroit Diesel DD13 525 HP Engine TAK-4® Independent Suspension Side roll and frontal impact protection Multiplex electrical system with Command Zone screen Additional storage cabinetry for EMS equipment Ascendant 107’ Heavy-Duty Aerial Ladder Enforcer chassis with extended cab and raised roof 500-gallon tank 2000 GPM Waterous Pump Detroit Diesel DD13 525 HP Engine TAK-4 Independent Suspension Side roll and frontal impact protection Multiplex electrical system with Command Zone screen Single rear axle configuration Additional storage cabinetry for EMS equipment and extrication tools Essential safety features “Our team is honored that our longstanding relationship with Hall County Fire Services continues with an order of such magnitude for their community,” said Guy Binion, sales representative for Ten-8 Fire Equipment. “The eight pumpers and aerial ladder offer the desired level of standardization of apparatus operation, training, and vehicle maintenance, as well as superior maneuverability, innovative design, and essential safety features. We are confident the new fire trucks are the optimal choice for department’s response area.” Hall County Fire Services’ new fire apparatus will support the work of 369 personnel, 16 stations, and an annual service call volume of over 25,000 per year. Delivery of the eight pumpers and the aerial ladder is expected to take place in December 2020.