For those that want more than just a ladder yet desire a smaller, lighter weight platform basket with lower acquisition costs and less cost of ownership – the Ascendant platform is ideal for you.
This configuration will provide you 110′ (33.5m) of vertical reach and 90′ (27.4m) of horizontal reach without compromising on water capacity, performance, or safety. A maneuverable, first out quint with full rescue capabilities.
Single Rear Axle
Tandem Rear Axle
|Custom Chassis Choices||Arrow XTTM, EnforcerTM, Impel®, Velocity®||Arrow XTTM, EnforcerTM, Impel®, Quantum®, Velocity®|
|Operating Range||-10° to 77°||-10° to 77°|
|Payload Capacity||750 lb dry/500 lb wet||750 lb dry/500 lb wet|
|Wind & Ice Ratings||Up to 35 mph winds & 1/4" of ice||Up to 35 mph winds & 1/4" of ice|
|Flow Capacity||1,250 gpm||1,250 gpm|
|Stabilizers||1 set of H-style & 1 downrigger||1 set of H-style & 2 downriggers|
|Tank||Up to 500 gallons||Up to 750 gallons|
|Pump Range||Waterous, Hale, Darley Midship, PTO||Waterous, Hale, Darley Midship, PTO|
|Hosebed Capacity||1,000' of 5" or split load
700' of 5" & 600'
of 3" hose
|1,000' of 5" hose|
|Ladder Complement||Minimum of 115'||Minimum of 115'|
|Structural Ladder Warranty||20 yr||20 yr|
|Patents||Issued & pending||Issued & pending|
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Innovations by Pierce
Pierce Manufacturing is an industry leader when it comes to innovative technology and product enhancements. With the help of Pierce’s innovations, departments can customize apparatus with unique features that provide firefighters with additional protection, equip teams with situational management tools, improve apparatus performance, etc. The possibilities are endless with Pierce.
Ascendant® Class of Aerials
Go where no aerial apparatus has gone before with the heavy-duty capabilities and dependability you deserve.
Carcinogen Awareness & Reduction to Exposure (CARE) initiative focuses on protecting firefighters from carcinogen exposure.
Abolish structure fires, wildland fires, automobile fires, and small class B spills.
The Pierce Ultimate Configuration (PUC). Easier to use. Easier to stay safe, store more, and conduct service.
Pierce doesn’t just meet safety requirements. Pierce sets safety standards, ensuring 360° Protection From Every Angle™.
TAK-4® Independent Suspension
Proven, proprietary, severe-duty technology. Custom built for Pierce® chassis
Contact Fire Division
From pre-construction to delivery, our highly trained team of fire apparatus specialists will walk you through every-step to ensure your new apparatus is built from the ground up – just the way you want it. No one works more closely with their customers to configure each vehicle around their demands. Give us a call at 800-784-6806. Our dedicated sales and service team stand ready to assist you.