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SOUTH COAST FIRE EQUIPMENT OPENS NEW SERVICE CENTER IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY
7,000 sq. ft. facility to serve San Diego County and the Imperial Valley.
ONTARIO, CA. (Sept 27, 2012) – South Coast Fire Equipment of Ontario, California, the exclusive Pierce Manufacturing dealer for Southern California, has opened a new service center in Vista, California. The new facility, staffed with personnel familiar with the needs of local fire departments, will serve customers in San Diego County and the surrounding Imperial Valley. Located at 2490 Santa Fe Avenue, the 7,000 square foot facility features six service bays, mobile support vehicles, and a staff that includes certified technicians with fire service repair experience.
“South Coast Fire Equipment provides Pierce customers with outstanding support and we are proud to have them as a trusted dealer since 1996,” said Jim Johnson, president of Pierce. “With this new service location in northern San Diego County, Kevin Newell and his team will provide this unique region of California with an enhanced level of nearby support.”
“We have over 700 Pierce vehicles in the field, and providing fire departments with dependable, after-the-sale service and support is a vital component of our company’s mission,” said Kevin Newell, President of South Coast Fire Equipment. “This new facility is a reflection of our commitment to keep our customers’ vehicles on front line duty, protecting lives and property.”
Photo Caption: South Coast Fire Equipment of Ontario, Calif., the exclusive Pierce Manufacturing dealer for Southern California, has opened a new service center in Vista, Calif.
About Pierce Manufacturing
Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation [NYSE: OSK] company, is the leading North American manufacturer of custom fire apparatus. Products include custom and commercial pumpers, aerials, rescue trucks, wildland trucks, minipumpers, elliptical tankers, and homeland security apparatus. In addition, Pierce designs its own foam systems and was the first company to introduce frontal airbags and the Side Roll Protection system to fire apparatus. To learn more about Pierce, visit www.piercemfg.com.
About South Coast Fire Equipment
South Coast Fire Equipment was founded in 1996 as the exclusive Pierce dealership serving the ten of California’s southern counties. South Coast has a staff with more than 150 years of combined apparatus sales experience, and over 100 years in the fire service. South Coast features two locations and several mobile mechanics. Visit www.southcoastfire.net for more information.
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