Albuquerque’s New Velocity® 100’ Heavy-Duty Steel Platform

Roll and slide out doors provide easy access to all equipment on the apparatus.
(Pierce Manufacturing, YouTube)

Battalion Chief Nathaniel Meisner shows us the
new ladder tower

Pierce Manufacturing

Walk around Albuquerque Fire Rescue’s Velocity® 100’ Heavy-Duty Steel Platform with Battalion Chief Nathaniel Meisner. The department will be adding two platforms to their fleet, allowing for operational consistency within the department. Roll and slide out doors provide easy access to all equipment on the apparatus. 360-degree lighting allows the driver to have better situational awareness both on and off the scene.

CHASSIS
Chassis: Velocity 70” Cab with 10” raised roof with notch
Seating capacity: 5
Overall height: 12’2”
Overall length: 46’ 11.5”
GVW rating: 82,00 lb
Front axle: TAK-4® Independent Front Suspension, 24,000 lb
Rear axle: Meritor RT58-185, 58,000 lb
Engine: Cummins X15, 600hp, 1,850 torque
Safety: Side roll and frontal impact protection
Electrical: Command Zone™ Advanced Electronics System

BODY
Material: Aluminum
Shelving: Adjustable, up to 500 lb
Doors: AMDOR Rollup

Job Number: 34715
Dealership: Siddons-Martin Emergency Group

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