Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department:
(Telesquad) Engine 52 (Collins Rd near Blanding) was the first to receive a Pierce "Heavy Engine" and numbered 152.
The new wider, taller and better equipped engine will have room to carry extrication, ventilation, and lighting equipment normally found on a "Squad". If the test goes well, several more will be ordered and placed strategically around the city and will also carry the number one in front of the old engine / station number. They should be staffed with four personnel minimally. One Officer, One engineer, and two Firefighters.These pictures were taken at the Tactical Support Facility just prior to being placed in service. Click the triangle to the right of the line of thumbnails to see more pictures.
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