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Solomons VRSFD Rescue Engine

  • 2013 Rosenbauer Commander
    1500 GPM Hale Pump
    750 gallon water tank
    30 gallon foam tank
    Cummins ISL9 450 HP Motor
    Allison 3000 EVS Transmission

Rescue 3 is a special service unit classified as a Rescue unit. This truck specializes in auto extrication and as a EMS support unit. Rescue 3 carries a full compliement of Holmatro Rescue Tools which are hydralic tools that allow firefighters the ability to take a part a vehicle in a short amount of time freeing trapped patients. The truck also carries Rescue 42 stablizing struts which when deployed stablize a vehicle from moving while firefighters work to free the patients. In addition to these tools Rescue 3 carries all the nesscary equipment to take care of patients when EMS units are not available and provide support and manpower to EMS crews when patients need to be flown to specialized facilties.

Normally, we would post a gallery of the compartment layout with all the equipment on our site.  However, the Solomons Volunteer Rescue and Fire website has all the pictures setup where you click the compartment and it takes you to a picture of the compartment and a list of the equipment inside.  The Solomons Volunteer Rescue and Fire is also getting museum quality replicas make of their Rescue Engine that is available for per order here.

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