The purpose of this request for proposal is to enter into a contract with a licensed, qualified firm for the manufacture, delivery, training and service of an emergency response vehicle. Specifically, a pumper apparatus/fire engine meeting or exceeding all applicable National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards and the specifications set forth in this bid document. The Harvard Fire Protection District intends to utilize the pumper apparatus purchased as a result of this bid for a period of 20 years or more. The pumper apparatus will respond on fire, and EMS emergencies, as well as special hazards incidents, to protect the 16,000 citizens and visitors within the 108.5 square mile Harvard Fire Protection District, and also to nearby Fire Districts upon their request for assistance. This initiative is to enhance customer service by providing customers with modern, dependable firefighting technology. The qualified proposer is to provide a turnkey program that delivers a state-of-the-art pumper apparatus along with support services.