Pierce, Hurst to Giveaway $30K in Prizes at FRI in Dallas

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., together with Hurst Jaws of Life Inc., are sponsoring the “Power to Protect” sweepstakes at Fire Rescue International (FRI) August 13-16 in Dallas, Texas to support the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF).

Visitors to FRI can win a Hurst eDRAULIC rescue set valued at over $30,000. A $10 suggested donation in the Pierce booth – with 100 percent of proceeds raised to benefit the NFFF – is all it takes to enter the sweepstakes.

"This promotion represents Pierce’s first-ever co-branded event with Hurst Jaws of Life and we are thrilled to work with Hurst in support of the NFFF, a cause very important to the entire fire service,” said Bobby Williams, Pierce Manufacturing vice president of sales and marketing. “With more than $30,000 of state-of-the-art Hurst Jaws of Life rescue tools to be awarded, FRI visitors and guests have the opportunity to help a great cause a chance to win these valuable prizes.”

The Hurst Jaws of Life hydraulic tools featured in the sweepstakes will be on display in the Pierce booth #4313; they include a spreader, a cutter, and a ram from the company’s powerful and lightweight eDRAULIC line of tools that do not require hoses or a power unit.

The winning ticket will be drawn and announced on Saturday, August 16 at 1:00 p.m. Winners do not need to be present at the drawing. View photos and descriptions of the equipment here http://www.jawsoflife.com/en/category/edraulic

“We’re proud to team up with Pierce and its dealer network on the “Power to Protect” sweepstakes to benefit the NFFF and support its tireless work on behalf of the families of fallen firefighters,” said Bruce Johnston, Hurst Jaws of Life, Inc. director of marketing. “Support for the important work of the NFFF is important to our employees and dealer team, and we urge those attending FRI to participate.”

Ron Siarnicki, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation executive director, expressed his gratitude. “Our sincerest thanks to Pierce Manufacturing and Hurst Jaws of Life for their support of the NFFF through their “Power to Protect” sweepstakes at FRI. Without initiatives like these, we would not be able assist the families and loved ones of these fallen heroes. Today, we need the industry’s help more than ever.”

The NFFF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to honoring the memory of America’s fallen firefighters as it allocates resources to aid their surviving spouses and children with scholarship assistance for educational and job training costs, and for peer networks that offer families and coworkers essential emotional support.

All rules, including instructions for entry and eligibility requirements, will be at the Pierce booth. No donation required for entry.

About Hurst Jaws of Life Hurst Jaws of Life® tools have helped rescuers save hundreds of thousands of lives. The company’s commitment to research and development and dedication to quality engineering and manufacturing, has resulted in a line of products known for outstanding safety, durability and performance. Hurst Jaws of Life, Inc., is a unit of IDEX Corporation, an applied solutions company. For more information about Hurst Jaws of Life, please visit www.jawsoflife.com.

About Pierce Manufacturing

Pierce 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.

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