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Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services Heavy Duty Technical Rescue Rig

SVI Heavy Duty Technical Rescue squad on a Smeal Sirius Chassis — check out all the specs.

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Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services – SVI Heavy Duty Technical Rescue

  • Chassis: Smeal Sirius
  • Engine: Cummins ISX12 500hp
  • Transmission: Allison EVSPR 4000
  • Generator: Onan 32kW
  • Light Tower: Command Light CL615A-HQ Light Tower
  • Compressor: Bauer BP13, 13 CFM Compressor
  • (2) ASME Storage with Bauer CFS5.5 2 M Fill Station
  • (2) 200’ 3/8” Low Pressure Air Hose Reels
  • (6) Anchor Points with a 9,000lb. Portable Winch

About the Department

Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services (VFRS) are the first responders in the event of many emergency and non-emergency incidents, not just fires. We respond to medical emergencies, teach fire prevention and fire safety courses, operate an urban search and rescue deployment, and host public health clinics in your communities.

Mike Smith, Absolute Rescue's Editor in Chief, is a veteran of the fire/rescue service in Michigan, who also works in the automotive industry as a designer. Have an idea of suggestion for the site? Contact Mike here

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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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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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Heavy Rescue

Specification Options

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