West Springfield Fire Department, MA-Job #38084
A new Pierce apparatus is underway for WEST SPRINGFIELD Fire Department at the Pierce Manufacturing Facility in Appleton, WI. Watch as we take this truck from fabrication to final inspection.
- Cab: 7000 Enforcer
- Chassis: Enforcer
- Bumper: 19″ extended stainless steel
- Seating: 4
- Engine: Cummins x12
- Engine Horsepower: 455 HP
- Front GAWR: 20,000 lb Dana
- Rear GAWR: 33,500 lb Meritor
- Transmission: Allison 6th gen, 4000 EVS P
- Pump: 1500 GPM Waterous CSU
- Pumphouse: 52″ Control Zone Side Mount
MARCH 13, 2023: This week, the new cab began the paint process and the body began fabrication.
Update March 20, 2023: Since the last report, West Springfield Fire Department’s cab continued through paint process. The body began fabrication!
MARCH 25, 2023: In this report West Springfield fire department’s cab completed paint and was staged to begin assembly. The pump house began its initial assembly, and the body completed fabrication and was staged to begin the paint process.
APRIL 1, 2023: In this report West Springfield FD’s cab remained staged as the frame build began. The pump house was painted and the completed body remained staged. next week, the cab should begin initial assembly while the frame build continues. The body may begin the paint process!
APRIL 8, 2023: This week at the factory West Springfield’s cab remained staged, the frame build continued, and the pump house and body remained staged. Next week the cab may begin initial assembly, the frame build may continue, the pump house may continue initial assembly, and the body may begin the paint process.
APRIL 15, 2023: West Springfields cab began initial assembly this week as the frame continued the build process. The pump house completed initial assembly. The body started the paint process to get the base coat ready for that Pierce red!
APRIL 22, 2023: The new fire truck cab completed initial assembly and was staged as it waits to the frame build build to finish. The pump house remained staged, and the body continued through paint.
APRIL 29, 2023: West Springfield’s cab and pump house were installed on the frame this week. The body looking good with its red paint completed and now it is staged for initial assembly.
May 8, 2023: West Springfield FD’s new torque box was installed on the chassis, this week. The apparatus’ body began initial assembly. Lots of new photos in the report.
May 15, 2023: Getting closer! The body was merged with the chassis this week. We are now in final assembly for West Springfield’s new apparatus! This week’s report is loaded with new photos be sure to check them out!
May 21, 2023: West Springfield’s apparatus completed final assembly. It will remain staged next week and scheduled for testing.
May 29, 2023: The Aerial device was pinned to the West Springfield FD’s new apparatus this week. Aerial testing has begun!
June 06, 2023: West Springfield’s new Enforcer has completed aerial testing and was released to general testing. Once complete, it will release to quality and graphics where any remaining content will be applied. It will then be made ready for your final inspection.
This is the final update from the factory floor! We look forward to seeing the new apparatus delivered to the West Springfield fleet soon!