Chief 91 Mike Ibberson, and Chief 49 Shane Steele, visited SFES, and gave a general idea on how equipment was to be mounted on their New Pierce Arrow XT Pumper. Since it was designed to be a "Supression Engine", Mike and Shane, told the crew at SFES, " we trust you guys will use your experience to get it right!" Many times, during a "work in progress meeting" by one of the chiefs, discussions would occur on various topics from supply line layout, or attack line advancement. While opinions may have varied, one would agree that Engine 49 is a versatile, user friendly Fire Engine! Check it out!