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HallCoEng_bannerPierce Manufacturing has secured an order from Hall County Fire Services in Georgia for eight Enforcer Pumpers and one Ascendant® 107’ Heavy-Duty Aerial Ladder.

APPLETON, Wis. (July 28, 2020) – Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) 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.

“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

“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.

For a comprehensive review of Pierce pumpers and Ascendant aerials, visit www.piercemfg.com for specs, video, and images.

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Topics: Apparatus Orders


About Pierce Manufacturing
Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation [NYSE: OSK] company, is the leading North American manufacturer of custom fire apparatus. Products include custom and commercial pumpers, aerials, rescue trucks, wildland trucks, mini pumpers, elliptical tankers, and homeland security apparatus. In addition, Pierce designs its own foam systems and was the first company to introduce frontal airbags and the Side Roll Protection system to fire apparatus. To learn more about Pierce, visit www.piercemfg.com.

About Oshkosh Corporation
At Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK), we make innovative, mission-critical equipment to help everyday heroes advance communities around the world. Headquartered in Wisconsin, Oshkosh Corporation employs more than 15,000 team members worldwide, all united behind a common cause: to make a difference in people’s lives. Oshkosh products can be found in more than 150 countries under the brands of JLG®, Pierce®, Oshkosh® Defense, McNeilus®, IMT®, Frontline™, Jerr-Dan®, Oshkosh Airport Products and London®. For more information, visit oshkoshcorp.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
This news release contains statements that the Company believes to be “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements other than statements of historical fact, including, without limitation, statements regarding the Company’s future financial position, business strategy, targets, projected sales, costs, earnings, capital expenditures, debt levels and cash flows, and plans and objectives of management for future operations, are forward-looking statements. When used in this news release, words such as “may,” “will,” “expect,” “intend,” “estimate,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “should,” “project” or “plan” or the negative thereof or variations thereon or similar terminology are generally intended to identify forward-looking statements.

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