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Detroit Fire Department Squad 2

Here’s Detroit Fire’s new Squad 2!

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Detroit Fire Department Squad 2

I attended the The  2018 Midwest Fire Rescue Expo™ hosted by the Southeastern Michigan Association of Fire Chiefs.  The  Kodiak Emergency Vehicles had Detroit Fire’s new Squad 2 displayed.  Below are a bunch of pictures of the truck.

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Mike Smith, Absolute Rescue's Editor in Chief, is a veteran of the fire/rescue service in Michigan, who also works in the automotive industry as a designer. Have an idea of suggestion for the site? Contact Mike here

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First Look: Cincinnati Fire Department Heavy Rescue

First Look at a new Cincinnati Fire Department Heavy Rescue

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Heavy Rescue

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  • Body: EXT
  • Engine: Cummins
  • Chassis: RBM Commander
  • Horsepower: 500
  • Axles: Tandem
  • Generator: Onan 20KW
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Westborough, MA Heavy Rescue Pumper

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Heavy Rescue Pumper

Westborough’s new Rescue Pumper features  a Spartan Gladiator chassis with a 10-inch raised roof and an overall length of 34 feet, 6.5 inches. This custom apparatus includes OnScene Solutions LED compartment lighting, a 300-gal. Poly water tank, a Command Light CL Series light tower and OnScene Solutions heavy-duty cargo trays.

Below are links to more information about this heavy rescue:

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Calgary, AB Fire Department Heavy Rescue

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Calgary Heavy Rescue

Calgary’s new six-unit lineup features the department’s tried-and-true heavy rescue design. Each rescue is built on a Spartan Metro Star chassis with a 450 HP Cummins power train and an Allison 3000 transmission. An innovative feature, exhaust is diverted to the roof to redirect fumes away from on-ground crews. Each unit also utilizes suspension kneeling, which lowers the apparatus 5” for easier OnScene Solutions compartment access. Calgary’s go-to design includes a Holmatro slide.

Below are links to more information about this heavy rescue:

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