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Washington Township/Buck Creek Rescue 906

The Washington Township/Buck Creek Volunteer Fire Department Rescue 906 was built by Alexis Fire Equipment out of Alexis, Illinois.  The 18 foot custom rescue is mounted to a Spartan Metro Star MFD 20” raised roof Chassis.

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Washington Township/Buck Creek Volunteer Fire Department

The Washington Township/Buck Creek Volunteer Fire Department Rescue 906 was built by Alexis Fire Equipment out of Alexis, Illinois.  The 18 foot custom rescue is mounted to a Spartan Metro Star MFD 20” raised roof Chassis.

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Apparatus Information

  • Spartan Metro Star MFD 20” raised roof Chassis
  • Cummins ISL9, 380-HP Diesel Engine
  • Allison 3000 EVS Automatic Transmission
  • Six (6) man cab seating with three (3) SCBA seats
  • Heavy Duty 3/16” Aluminum Body with ROM painted Roll Up Doors
  • Four (4) Upper storage compartments, two (2) each side recessed into roof
  • Front and Rear Reese type hitch/winch receivers with electrical connections
  • Two (2) winch points, one (1) each side behind rear wheels
  • Three (3) EMS compartments, custom map box and tray, cab interior
  • One (1) Triple bottle Air bottle compartment, left side wheel well
  • Two (2) Fire Extinguisher compartments, right side wheel well
  • Oil Dry hopper, left side upper compartment with control value and chute lower
  • Top access Sure Grip stainless steel ladder, rear mounted
  • Turtle Tile on floors and/or shelves and trays of compartments
  • Stokes basket/backboard rack, transverse area
  •  Two (2) Vertical pull-out tool boards and Air bag rack, right side
  • SCBA bottle storage rack for eight (8) bottles and tool chest, left side
  • CMW Hydraulic/Air hose reels,
  • FireCom  Wireless Intercom System
  • Norcold built-in Refrigerator, left side
  • Kussmaul 1200 on-board battery charger with Viair Air compressor
  • Kussmaul Super Auto Eject 120-volt shoreline connection
  • Brigade Backeye 360 degree camera system with 7” LCD montior
  • Federal Q2B mechanical Siren and two (2) Air Horns, front bumper
  • Whelen Electronic Siren with two (2) Whelen 100-watt speakers
  • Whelen and FRC Scene Light Packages
  • Smart Power HR-10, 10,000 watt hydraulic Generator with 120-volt system
  • Two (2) Electric cord reels with 200-ft of 10/3 cord and junction boxes
  • Command Light Knight 2 light tower
  • Six (6) bottle 6000-PSI Cascade system with control panel and Fill enclosure
  • Whelen LED Warning Light Package and Chevron pattern striping, rear
  • 10’ 9” Overall height
  • 30’ 9” Overall length
  • 194” Wheelbase
  • 140” Cab to Axle
  • 20,000 FAWR
  • 27,000 RAWR
  • 47,000 GVWR

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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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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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