The Montclair Fire Department unveiled on Tuesday a new firefighting apparatus addition to its fleet – a Pierce Arrow XT 105’ Aerial Ladder Truck. The unveiling took place at a dedication ceremony at Fire Station #2, 588 Valley Road. The truck features a 105’ heavy duty steel ladder with a pre-piped waterway, LED lighting, a variety of rescue equipment, power and hand tools, according to a release from the township’s communications director, Katya Wowk.
The truck represents a total capital cost of $847,000 and was purchased through the H-GAC Cooperative Lease Purchasing Program, said the release. It will be assigned to Fire Station #2.