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Jasper Fire Department Heavy Rescue 1

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Jasper, IN Fire Department Heavy Rescue 1

In Indiana, the Jasper Fire Department had SVI Trucks build a new Heavy Rescue truck on a Ferrara Chassis and powered by a Cummins ISL 450 horse power engine. The truck features Onscene solutions slide out trays as well as Onscene Solutions compartment lighting and a Command Light tower mounted on the roof. The photos below are from the SVI Trucks website which is packed full of photos of all their builds. Their website a great resources for any department in the planning/ specification phase of building a new apparatus.

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Compartments

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Rescue Bumper Compartment

The front bumper of the chassis was extended by approximately 28″ ahead of the cab by the cab/chassis manufacturer. A 6.5″ high single lid shall covers all three 3 compartments.
Rescue Bumper compartment

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Strut Apparatus Mounting

Great ideas for mounting struts on your apparatus.

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Strut Mounting

A company called Poly-Tech America® makes mounting solutions for Paratech brand struts. Their patent pending Snap-Lock Strut Mounting System™ has been designed to help organize, install and protect your Paratech struts and accessories. The space saving design optimizes apparatus compartment area.

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First Due Fabrication LLC

Check out what First Due Fabrication LLC created to get 8 struts in a compartment that’s really only wide enough for 4.  First Due Fabrication LLC double stacked the struts 2 rows deep using polytechamerica mounts.  The outer row swing down out of the way allowing access to the inner set.

Below is are  Poly-Tech America, LLC strut mounts and polyboxes on Cheshire Connecticut’s Rescue 1.

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Lower St Croix Valley Rescue

Checkout the Lower St Croix Valley Rescue!

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Lower St Croix Valley Rescue

Spartan Chassis, Stainless Bolted Body, Waterous 1500gpm Midship Pump, Waterous ADVANTUS Foam System, 750-Gallon Water Tank, Front Bumper Extension with Hose Reel, Adjustable Shelving, Pull-Out Compartment Trays, Pull-Out Tool Boards, Slide-In Ladder Storage, Swing-Out and Down Rear Ladder, Roll-Up Hosebed Cover

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Overall Pictures

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Compartments Pictures

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Cab Pictures

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Rooftop Pictures

Bumper Pictures

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Rear

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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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Specification Options

  • Body: EXT
  • Engine: Cummins
  • Chassis: RBM Commander
  • Horsepower: 500
  • Axles: Tandem
  • Generator: Onan 20KW
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