ENGINE 3-2       2009 PIERCE CONTENDER 4 Wheel Drive CAFS PUMPER


This Engine was built by Pierce Manufacturing at their Bradenton Florida Contender plant.


Pierce Pumper Specifications

2009 Pierce Manufacturing, Bradenton, FL

"Contender" 6 person cab

Sold by Fire & Safety Services Ltd., Piscataway, NJ

Aluminum Cab, Stainless Steel Body with roll-up doors

Gross Vehicle Weight approx. 42,000 lb.

Overall Height 10' 

172" Wheelbase, overall length 29' 5"

Cummins ISM 425 HP diesel engine with Jacobs Brake

Allison 6 speed Gen IV 3000 EVS P automatic transmission

Waterous 1250 GPM single stage pump

Hercules Compressed Air Foam System

750 Gallon poly water tank, 20 Gallon foam tank (Class A)

Kaussmaul electrical load manager

Cab climate control

Ground ladders: 1- 24', 1- 14', 1- 10' enclosed in body

1200' 5" hose, 350' 3" hose 

2 200' 1-3/4" preconnects, 1 100' 1-3/4" bumper mount line and 150' 1" booster line all with CAFS capability

200' preconnected 2-1/2" line from rear

Velvac Remote control, heated mirrors

All LED exterior lighting, Federal EQ2B electronic siren

All Wheel Drive

Backstop Safety System

4 point hitch receivers and 5000 lb. electric winch

TOTAL COST   $385,000

Click on the photos below for a virtual tour of the engine.

All compartment photos by Brett Dzadik

Driver's seat Pump Panel Crew seating Left side Comparment 1 Left side Compartment 2 Left side Compartment 3
Right side Compartment 3 Right side Compartment 2 Crew seating Officer seat Right side Compartment 1
Rear Compartments

New Engine 3-2 is "pushed" into the station for it's official housing as it is placed in service.
This traditional event dates back to when horse drawn apparatus had to be pushed into fire stations after the horses were disconnected.

Click here to view photos by Brett Dzadik of the engine dedication on October 24, 2009.

See the engine as it was being constructed.  Place cursor HERE to select date for construction progress reports & photos.

Click here for the construction diagram of the engine

Engine 3-2 Trading Card (available at the station)

The New and the Old

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