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Fabrication Process Commences with New Pierce Engine for Indian River - Progress Report #1

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Friday, March 8 , 2024

Nature: Fabrication Process Commences with New Pierce Engine for Indian River - Progress Report #1

The Indian River Volunteer Fire Company is pleased to announce the production commencement of one of its new Pierce fire engine to replace our aging fleet.  This unit will be a Pierce Saber Cab & Chassis and will replace Engine #80-3 - https://irvfc.com/apparatus/detail/4624

Atlantic Emergency Solutions recently published information that this replacement engine has commenced with some of the fabrication production process over the past week.

As you may recall, the Indian River Vol Fire Company (Delaware) has ordered two new Pierce Pumpers in the last half of Calendar Year 2023 and we greatly appreciate the community support that we have received to move this initiative forward.

This replacement engine will feature the following options:

  • Pierce Saber Cab & Chassis

    • Cummins L9, 450 HP Engine

    • 3000 Series Allison Transmission

    • 1500 GPM Pump

    • 1000 Gallon Water Tank

    • Husky 3 Foam System

    • Firetech Scene Lighting

The Indian River Volunteer Fire Company will publish additional information as it becomes available.  It is possible that these truck updates will be posted weekly hereafter.

We would like to acknowledge the business and community that has made this initiative feasible.

Illustrated herewith are previous informational links regarding the apparatus acquisitions:

(1)  https://irvfc.com/gallery/detail/48625.