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Cherry Valley Heavy Rescue 541

Here is a look at Heavy Rescue 541 from Cherry Valley in Northern Illinois.  Cherry Valley Fire Rescue is very active in extrication challenges and usually sends a team to Crunch Time Extrication Learning Symposium every hosted by the Harlem Roscoe Fire District every fall.




Compartment Layouts:

20′, 3/16″ formed aluminum walk-around body, five (5) 1,000# slideout trays, nine (9) 400# slideout trays, two (2) 250# out/down trays, three (3) toolboards, adjustable shelving, six (6) hydraulic reels, two (2) electric reels, two (2) LP air reels, airbag storage, fender SCBA storage, little giant ladder storage, fuel storage cabinet, four (4) 1,000W side recessed scene lights, rear stairway w/integrated ladder storage, five (5) upper body compts, one (1) Command Light CL615-2MH-BL light tower.

Hydraulic System: Hurst Octoflow, six (6) reels (2 front bumper, 4 body compts.).

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Air System: Six (6) ASME air storage cylinders, one (1) Bauer CFSII 1-position fill station w/ cascade controls, two (2) LP air reels.

Spartan Gladiator LFD 10″ RR cab/chassis, GVWR: 48,500#, WB: 215″, 21,500# front axle, 27,000# rear axle, Cummins ISM 500HP engine, Allison 4000 EVP transmission, 31″ extended front bumper (2 hydraulic reels, 4 hydraulic tools, speakers, airhorns, Q2B siren), seating for five (5) people, two (2) FRC 1,500W brow lights, one (1) Pioneer LED brow light, David Clark intercom system, four (4) flashlights.

OAL: 36′-2″ OAW: 9′-10″ OAH: 9′-11″

Delivered Weights: Front: 18,220 lbs. Rear: 17,340 lbs. Total: 35,560 lbs.

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