Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority recently added two new engines, one in Kent and one in SeaTac.
The two new Pierce Enforcer engines went into service as Engine 77 in Kent and Engine 47 in SeaTac. SeaTac contracts with Puget Sound Fire, which broke off from the city of Kent in 2010 when voters approved a regional fire authority funded by property taxes and fire benefit charges (a variable rate fee). The new engines are the first to have the new color scheme of gray over red. Engine 47 also will have the new SeaTac/Puget Sound Fire logo.
Each engine cost the agency $618,000, according to an email from Deputy Chief Mark Jones. Appleton-Wisconsin-based Pierce Manufacturing Inc., a subsidiary of the Oshkosh Corp., built the engines.