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Andalusia Heavy Rescue

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.

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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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Sherman, TX Heavy Rescue Truck

Here’s another innovative SVI Truck built in the Centennial State headed to the Lone Star State.

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Sherman Heavy Rescue

This SVI Heavy Rescue truck, built for Sherman Fire-Rescue in Texas, features a Spartan Metro Star chassis with 20-inch raised roof and a 22-foot-long aluminum body. This custom fire truck includes a Cascade air bottle system with RSP two-position SCBA fill station, OnScene Solutions heavy-duty cargo slides with LED compartment lights and Whelen Pioneer PFS2 scene lights with wiring provisions for a future Command Light.

Below are links to more information about this heavy rescue:

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Savanah, GA Fire Department Heavy Rescue

New looking SVI Heavy Rescue!

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Savanah Heavy Rescue

This new Heavy Rescue truck is built rock solid on a Sutphen Monark Chassis with a 20″ raised roof and houses a Cummins L9 engine and an Allison EVS 3000 transmission.

This truck features Firetec perimeter lighting and Onscene Solutions slide-out trays and compartment lighting. It is built with plenty of open compartment space to fit Savanah Fire Department’s specific needs.

Below are links to more information about this heavy rescue:

  • Production Specification
  • Features (Flyer)
  • CAD Drawing

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Canton Fire Heavy Rescue

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Canton Fire Heavy Rescue

Canton Fire had their new heavy rescue displayed at the 2018 Midwest Fire Rescue Expo™ held by the Southeastern Michigan Association of Fire Chiefs.  I was able to get some pictures and a little information about the rig.

Specifications

  • Chassis – Enforcer™
  • Body – Non-Walk-In Rescue
  • Engine – Cummins L9
  • Horsepower – 450 hp
  • Generator – Onan PTO-driven
  • Generator KW -35 kW
  • CAD Drawing

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