And yet, even when I explained myself I have to defend my explanation against your seeming to tell me I came on too hard, am wrong in my thinking, and should have said in my first post why I was asking about the MVP. WHY? It seems so much gets bogged down around here because people can't just answer the question asked. Geezus the only thing that would have made this more stupidly funny is if the whole kool aid drinking Pierce crowd would have jumped on me for the blasphemy of not saying robotically "Pierce is the light and the way, let no graven images of fire trucks stand before thee..."
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My #1 POC FD specced and purchased a rescue pumper in 2005 it has full height and full depth compartments on both sides and a HUGE rear compartment. It has no coffin compartments. It has 2 crosslay front preconnects as well as mid-ship crosslays, 2000 gpm pump, foam, 1000 gallons of water, 10Kw generator, 5 1500 watt lights, 6 man custom cab with ems compartment. We spent quite a bit of time researching what we wanted, looked at demos, went to trade shows, and designed what we wanted. My #2 POC FD has an apparatus committee, with lots of ideas, research has and is being done, we will see demos, and a few of us have been to trade shows. To limit yourself to one manufacturer limits your ability to see how much has changed and what is already out there.