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Forks Township Rescue 2541

Take a look at Forks Township Fire Department’s Rescue 254. While the rescue has a pump and a booster tank, it has tons of compartment space for all the tools a heavy rescue should have. The truck was sold by Fork Custom Fire Apparatus, Inc.

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Forks Township Fire Department — Easton, PA

Take a look at Forks Township Fire Department’s Rescue 254. While the rescue has a pump and a booster tank, it has tons of compartment space for all the tools a heavy rescue should have. The truck was sold by Fork Custom Fire Apparatus, Inc.

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Chassis Model

  • Spartan Gladiator Chassis
  • Cummins L9 450hp Engine
  • Allison 3000 EVS Automatic Transmission

Fire Pump System

  • Hale Qflo 1250gpm Midship Pump

Booster Tank

  • 500 Gallon Poly Water Tank

Special Features

  • Front Bumper Extension with Hosewell
  • Removable Speedlay Hosebed
  • On-Board Powered Foam Refill System
  • Encapsulated Roll-Up Door Protection
  • Swing-Out and Down Rear Access Ladders
  • Top of Body Storage Pods
  • Adjustable Compartment Shelving
  • Pull-Out Compartment Trays
  • Pull-Out Drop-Down Compartment Trays
  • Pull-Out Tool Boards
  • Custom Tool Boxes
  • Air Bag Storage Sleeve Rack
  • Utility Air Hose Reels
  • Floor Dry Hopper Compartment in Wheel Well
  • Wheel Well SBCA Cylinder Storage
  • Rear Observation System
  • Harrison Hydraulic 12kW Generator
  • Power Rewind Electric Cord Reels

Vehicle Dimensions

  • Overall Height 11′ 1″
  • Overall Length 42′ 4″
  • Wheelbase 23′
  • Weight with Water 54,050 Lbs.

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Franklin, TN Heavy Rescue

Here’s another great looking heavy rescue out of Colorado.

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The Franklin, TN Fire Department will take possession of its new well-equipped Heavy Rescue built by SVI Trucks. The department chose a Spartan Gladiator LFD chassis with a 10″ raised roof and a Cummins L9, 400HP engine for the 20-foot aluminum body to ride on. This is a feature-packed unit with an electric cable reels, low-pressure air hose reels, a Command Light CL Series light tower and OnScene LED compartment lighting and cargo slides. The Heavy Rescue also features a Hurst hydraulic power unit combined with a high-pressure hydraulic hose reel.

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Delta, BC Fire Department Heavy Rescue

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Delta, BC Fire Department’s SVI-built Tandem Heavy Rescue features a strong 24-foot aluminum body, mounted on a Spartan Gladiator LFD chassis with a 24-inch raised roof. The Gladiator houses a Cummins ISX15 565HP engine.

The new walk-around Heavy Rescue features Command Light’s TFB-V5 Traffic Flow Board and CL602A-FX light tower with 168,000 lumens. The department chose Holmatro’s CORE Rescue Tool System with an HPU capable of operating two rescue tools simultaneously and a rescue-style front bumper with 60′ hydraulic reels. The SCBA filling system includes a Bauer two-position fill station and an abundance of bottle storage.

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Beaver Lane Volunteer Rescue and Fire Department Heavy Rescue

Take a look at the Beaver Lane Volunteer Rescue and Fire Department new SVI-built Heavy Rescue.

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The Beaver Lane Volunteer Rescue and Fire Department specced this new SVI-built Heavy Rescue, featuring aluminum body mounted on a Spartan Gladiator LFD chassis with 20-inch raised roof. Powered by a Cummins ISX12 500HP engine, this new walk-around Heavy Rescue features a Resolve Specialty Space Saver SCBA filling station, OnScene Solutions cargo slides with compartment lighting, a 240,000-lumen Command Light CL Series 8-head light tower and much more!

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