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St. Louis Fire Department Walk-in Heavy Rescue

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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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Franklin, TN Heavy Rescue

Here’s another great looking heavy rescue out of Colorado.

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The Franklin, TN Fire Department will take possession of its new well-equipped Heavy Rescue built by SVI Trucks. The department chose a Spartan Gladiator LFD chassis with a 10″ raised roof and a Cummins L9, 400HP engine for the 20-foot aluminum body to ride on. This is a feature-packed unit with an electric cable reels, low-pressure air hose reels, a Command Light CL Series light tower and OnScene LED compartment lighting and cargo slides. The Heavy Rescue also features a Hurst hydraulic power unit combined with a high-pressure hydraulic hose reel.

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Delta, BC Fire Department Heavy Rescue

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Delta, BC Fire Department’s SVI-built Tandem Heavy Rescue features a strong 24-foot aluminum body, mounted on a Spartan Gladiator LFD chassis with a 24-inch raised roof. The Gladiator houses a Cummins ISX15 565HP engine.

The new walk-around Heavy Rescue features Command Light’s TFB-V5 Traffic Flow Board and CL602A-FX light tower with 168,000 lumens. The department chose Holmatro’s CORE Rescue Tool System with an HPU capable of operating two rescue tools simultaneously and a rescue-style front bumper with 60′ hydraulic reels. The SCBA filling system includes a Bauer two-position fill station and an abundance of bottle storage.

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Beaver Lane Volunteer Rescue and Fire Department Heavy Rescue

Take a look at the Beaver Lane Volunteer Rescue and Fire Department new SVI-built Heavy Rescue.

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The Beaver Lane Volunteer Rescue and Fire Department specced this new SVI-built Heavy Rescue, featuring aluminum body mounted on a Spartan Gladiator LFD chassis with 20-inch raised roof. Powered by a Cummins ISX12 500HP engine, this new walk-around Heavy Rescue features a Resolve Specialty Space Saver SCBA filling station, OnScene Solutions cargo slides with compartment lighting, a 240,000-lumen Command Light CL Series 8-head light tower and much more!

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