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Heavy Duty Non-Walk-In Rescue

Here is a unique rescue built by Pierce for the Cambridge Fire Department in Massachusetts.

The Cambridge Fire Department received the first heavy duty Rescue equipped with the TAK-4® T3 rear suspension system. This system combines Pierce’s exclusive TAK-4 independent rear suspension technology for improved ride quality and handling characteristics with a 100% mechanical rear steering system which allows the department to turn on a dime and maneuver effortlessly in Massachusetts’s narrow streets and tight corners.

• Dash CF chassis, raised roof
• GVW Rating: 62,800 lb
• Frame Rails: 13.38”
• Front Suspension: TAK-4® Independent Front Suspension
• Rear Suspension: TAK-4® T3
• Engine: Detroit Diesel DD13, 450 hp, 1550 lb-ft torque
• Transmission: Allison EVS 4000
• Wheelbase: 231.50”
• Overall Height: 10’3”
• 5-person seating capacity
• Side Roll and Frontal Impact Protection
• Bumper: 19” extended
• (10) AMDOR roll-up, side compartments
• 25 kW Onan generator

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Chassis Model Year 2020
Overall Height 11’8″
Overall Length 40’9″
Engine Cummins X15
Transmission Allison Gen V-E
Module Length/Interior Headroom 25’/76″

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