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St. Louis Fire Department Walk-in Heavy Rescue

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St. Louis, MO Fire Department Walk-in Heavy Rescue 1

The St. Louis Fire Department had a pair of Walk-in Heavy Rescue trucks built on Spartan Gladiator LFD chassis with a 24″ raised roof housing a Cummins ISX 12 500 horse power engine.

These trucks feature a forward walk-in design that is fit with custom interior cabinetry. The truck is also fitted with an alternative power unit to make it more efficient.  The compartment areas are specialized for equipment mounting designed custom by SVI including a compartment made specifically for Paratech Shoring Equipment. The truck also features a CL Series Command Light Tower with a Whelen Mini-Legacy Light Bar fit at the top.

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Rooftop Pictures

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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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Winnipeg Fire Water Rescue Truck

The Winnipeg Fire Department added two new water rescue units to their fleet. The new water rescue trucks will help maintain the department’s capacity for water, ice and swift water rescues.

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Winnipeg Fire Water Rescue Truck

The Winnipeg Fire Department added two new water rescue units to their fleet. The new water rescue trucks will help maintain the department’s capacity for water, ice and swift water rescues.

 

Here’s a story the local news wrote: WFPS launch two new water rescue units

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Lexington Fire Department Rescue 1

Checkout the pictures of the new Rescue 1 for the Lexington Fire Department in Kentucky. This rescue is a walk-in rescue tandem axle with a stainless steel body mounted on an E-ONE Cyclone 2-door custom cab.

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Lexington Fire Department Rescue 1

Below are the pictures of the new Rescue 1 for the Lexington Fire Department in Kentucky. This rescue is a walk-in rescue tandem axle with a stainless steel body mounted on an E-ONE Cyclone 2-door custom cab.

Overview

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Front Bumper

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Dimensions:

  • Length: 38′-5″ (5″ bigger then current Rescue)
  • Height: 10′-3″
  • Interior Box Height: 76″
  • Width: Cab-96″, Box-100″
  • 7 occupants seating capacity

Features:

  • 25-foot, 6-inch stainless steel walk-in rescue with interior height of 76 inches and 40-inch walkway
  • Total seating capacity of 7 occupants
  • 24-inch bumper extension
  • Cummins ISX15 550-hp engine with EVS 4500 transmission
  • Onan 30-kW PTO single-phase 120/240-volt generator
  • 11 wheel well SCBA bottle storage with hinged S/S doors
  • Command Light CL602A with six (6) FRC Spectra 220 watt LED heads
  • Safety Vision backup, officer side external camera with internal crew cameras with monitor

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