TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Fire Department placed an order this week for $24 million for new fire apparatus.
Officials say this device will replace aging units in accordance with the ministry’s replacement schedule.
New purchases include:
- (10) 750 gallon pumpers on a Pierce Enforcer chassis
- (6) 1,000 gallon pumps on a Pierce Enforcer chassis
- (1) 3,000 gallon tank truck on Freightliner chassis
- (1) hazardous materials unit on a Pierce Enforcer chassis
- (3) rescue engines on a Pierce Enforcer chassis with rescue capabilities
- (2) 107′ Ascendant towed aerial ladders on an Arrow-XT chassis
- (1) Heavy Duty Rescue Unit (USAR) on a Pierce Enforcer Chassis
The order was placed on the basis of specifications developed by BCoFD’s Equipment and Logistics teams. These units are designed to meet the current and future needs of Baltimore County through improved technology and design. BCoFD expects to begin taking delivery of the new units in approximately 22 months.
Funding for this purchase was made through the Baltimore County Equipment and Funding Program. The order was placed with Atlantic Emergency Solutions of Hanover, Maryland, a fire apparatus dealer.