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Andalusia Heavy Rescue

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apparatus specification sheet

Apparatus Specification Sheet (PDF)

The World’s Largest Firefighter Training Conference and Exhibition, FDIC International (Fire Department Instructors Conference), is where apparatus manufacturers bring their best to show to over 35k firefighters from around the world.

Alexis Fire Equipment Company brought a Spartan Heavy Rescue than built for the Andalusia Fire Protection District in Illinois. The compartments on this rescue are well thought out and many run completely thru.  No water pump just like a rescue should be.  Take a look at the photos below and the specification sheet for more information.

 

Compartments

Specifications:

  • Spartan Metro Star LFD 20” raised roof Chassis
  • Cummins ISL9, 450-HP Diesel Engine
  • Allison 3000 EVS Automatic Transmission
  • Six (6) Man Seating with Five (5) SCBA seats
  • Heavy Duty 3/16” Aluminum Body with ROM painted Roll Up Doors
  • Custom EMS Compartment and Map box, cab
  • 28” Front Bumper Extension with Preconnected Extrication tools
  • One (1) Reese type rear hitch/winch receiver with electrical connections
  • Two (2) Winch points with electrical connections, one (1) each side
  • One (1) Warn 10-S Multi-Mount Winch
  • Three (3) Triple bottle Air bottle compartments, one (1) left and two (2) right side
  • Custom Tool box, Two (2) Vertical Pull out tool boards and Tarp storage area
  • Four (4) Upper storage compartments, two (2) each side body roof
  • One (1) stainless steel Top Access Ladder, rear mounted
  • One (1) Oil Dry Hopper, left side
  • One (1) Carefree Mirage Electric Awning, right side
  • Four (4) Pike pole tubes, transverse compartment and two (2) brackets, walkway
  • David Clark Intercom System
  • Four (4) bottle 6000-PSI Cascade System with control panel and fill enclosure
  • One (1) Hannay Air hose reel with 200-ft of 3/8” hose, upper right side
  • One (1) Norcold built-in Refrigerator, right side
  • Federal Q2B mechanical Siren, front bumper
  • Audiovox Back-Up Camera system with 7” color monitor and side camera
  • Kussmaul  on-board Battery charger with Auto Eject shoreline connection
  • Whelen  Electronic Siren with 200-watt Federal Signal speaker
  • One (1) Onan 25,000-watt Generator with 120-volt system and change-over relay
  • One (1) Akron Electric Cord reel with 150-ft of 10/3 cord and junction box
  • One (1) Night Scan Powerlite Light tower with Four (4) FRC Spectra LED lights
  • Whelen LED Scene light Package
  • Whelen LED Warning Light Package
  • Chevron pattern SceneDots, rear
  • 11’ 1” Overall height
  • 37’ 7” Overall length
  • 237” Wheelbase
  • 169.5” Cab to Axle
  • 21,500 FAWR
  • 27,000 RAWR
  • 48,500 GVWR

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El Dorado Fire District Heavy Rescue

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Santa Fe County’s El Dorado Fire District has added this SVI-built Heavy Rescue. Mounted to a Spartan Metro Star chassis, this heavy-duty aluminum body maximizes compartment space with select transverse trays. This fire truck also features a Weldon V-MUX multiplex system and a Command Light CL Series tower with six heads. For more information about this apparatus, choose one of the options below or contact us for more details. Check out more photos here.

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Fort Worth, TX Fire Department Heavy Rescue

Here’s another SVI Truck headed to the Lone Star state.  This Tandem Rear Axle Heavy Rescue was built for Fort Worth, Texas. It features a

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Here’s another SVI Truck headed to the Lone Star state.  This Tandem Rear Axle Heavy Rescue was built for Fort Worth, Texas. It features a 24′ aluminum body with a walk-in area, all mounted on a Spartan Gladiator LFD chassis with a 24-inch raised roof and powered by a Cummins X15 505HP engine. This truck features a powerful 180,000-lumen LED Command Light CL602A-W4 light tower, a Holmatro Core rescue tool system, OnScene Solutions heavy-duty aluminum cargo slides and much more!

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Violet Township Fire Department Heavy Rescue

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Checkout the video below of the Non-Walk-In Violet Township Heavy Rescue.

Basic Rig Information:

  • Department Name – Violet Township Fire Department
  • City – Pickerington
  • State – Ohio
  • Type – HDR / Pumper
  • Product Model – Pierce
  • Chassis – Velocity
  • Engin – Cummins ISX12 / 500 HP
  • Pump – Pierce PUC / 1500 GPM
  • Tank Size – 500 Gallon
  • Foam System – Husky 12 Single Agent
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