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Chris French, Special Operations Captain from the Harrisonburg, Virginia Rescue Squad (HRS Web Site | HRS Facebook, gives you a detailed tour of their new 2015 Velocity Non-Walk-In Rescue. Check out the specs below, via Pierce.

Chassis:
• Velocity chassis, 70” cab w/20” raised roof
• Wheelbase: 255.5”
• Overall Height: 11’ – 6”
• Overall Length: 41’ – 8.87”
• 5-person cab seating capacity
• GVW Rating: 68,000 lbs.
• Frame Rails: 13.38”
• Front Axle: TAK-4® independent front suspension, 24,000 lbs.
• Rear Axle: Meritor MT44-14X, 44,000 lbs.
• Engine: DDC DD13, 500 hp, 1650 torque
• Transmission: Allison EVS 4500
• Side Roll and Frontal Impact Protection
• Bumper: 26” w/ full width raised tool tray/officer side reel storage
• Winch: Warn Olympus 25,000 lb. front fixed
• Command Zone™ advanced electronics system

Rescue Body:
• 300” heavy duty stainless steel body o 30” deep side compartments o 24.5” deep roof storage compartments
• Tank: 250 gallon
• Pump: Waterous 250 GPM, single stage
• Foam System: FoamPro 1600 foam system with 10 gallon foam tank
• 40 kW Lima 3 Phase frame mounted generator
• EMS storage in crew cab area with driver side exterior access
• NFPA light package: Code 3 Upper and Lower Warning Lights
• Scene Lighting: Whelen Pioneer PCP2 lights, Body roof mounted Command Light
• Pump Control and Outlets: Electric controlled pump valves o Front bumper and side 2.50” outlets
• Compartment Equipment: Full Complement of Adjustable Shelves, Slide out Trays, Toolboards, Tilt trays and custom equipment racks
• Rear Compartment: Custom equipment rack designed for trench rescue equipment, NFPA ladder compliment, miscellaneous storage
• (5) roof hatch compartments with forward recess for light tower
• Body Accessories: Recessed electric awning, 9000# rated rope tie off anchors, rear davit arm mount, 9500# winch rated points around perimeter, underbody crib compartments
• Breathing Air System: (6) 6000 UN bottle cascade system, RSP two bottle fill station, custom Eagle air control panel, dual pressure Sierra booster pump, Dual CMW breathing air tool air reel
• Tool Air System: Atlas-Copco 5hp 16.7CFM/217psi roof mounted compressor
• Hydraulic Tool System: Genesis 5 tool outlets, 3 CMW reels, 2 power units

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