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Seminole County Squad 2

The Seminole County Special Hazards & Operations Team built a Pierce Velocity cab to create additional space for the forward walk-in area for lab & dive equipment. This Heavy Duty Rescue features hydraulic rescue tools, a breathing air cascade system, various shelves, trays and tool boards for HazMat equipment, and a slide-out staircase for access to roof storage compartments.

CHASSIS

  • Chassis: 84″ Velocity cab with 20” raised roof
  • Seating capacity: 5
  • Overall height: 11’6”
  • Overall length: 42′ 9.5″
  • GVW Rating: 62,800 lb
  • Front/rear axle: TAK-4 independent front suspension, 22,800 lb / Meritor MT-40-14X, 40,000 lb
  • Engine: Cummins ISX12, 500 hp, 1645 torque
  • Electrical system: Command Zone advanced electronics system
  • Generator: Onan 35 kW, single phase PTO

BODY

  • Body length: 26′ heavy-duty extruded aluminum
  • Body width: 100” with 30″ deep side compartments
  • Body height: 103.25″ with 78″ interior height
  • Compartments: Custom equipment storage options
  • Breathing air: 6 bottle UN cascade system with 2 bottle RSP fill station
  • Hydraulic tools: 2 Amkus 240SS power supplies with 4 hydraulic reels 2 electric cable reels
  • Lighitng: Will-Burt light tower, Whelen 360 scene lighting
    Doors: Amdor roll up

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Dealer Hendrickson Fire Rescue Equipment
State / Town New York
Chassis Mfg/Chassis Model Spartan/Spartan Gladiator
Chassis Model Year 2020
Overall Height 11’8″
Overall Length 40’9″
Engine Cummins X15
Transmission Allison Gen V-E
Module Length/Interior Headroom 25’/76″

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