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White Plains, NY Fire Department chose a Spartan Gladiator chassis, powered by a Cummins X15 505 HP engine, and a SVI Trucks box. This Heavy Rescue truck features a 25,000-watt Onan Protec PTO generator, 42 custom-mounted Paratech struts/kits and a Carefree Mirage lateral arm patio awning.  A Knight 2 KL Series light tower, dual Fire Research Spectra LED tripod telescopic lights and Whelen 900 scene lights illuminate nighttime incidents, while OnScene Solutions’ heavy-duty aluminum cargo slides provide easy access to equipment.

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Ocean City Maryland Fire Department Heavy Rescue

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Provo Fire & Rescue Heavy Rescue 21

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Heavy Rescue 21

Provo Fire & Rescue’s new Heavy Rescue 21 (HR21) is the first Heavy Rescue in Utah County. It carries four personnel and can be deployed to vehicle extrication, structural collapse, confined space, rope rescue, trench rescue, swiftwater rescue, and hazardous materials incidents. There are 5,000 pieces of rescue equipment totaling 24,000 pounds.

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Malaga, NJ Twp Franklin Fire District #2 Heavy Rescue

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Malaga, NJ Twp Franklin Fire District #2 Heavy Rescue

When spec’ing its new Heavy Rescue, Malaga, NJ (Township of Franklin Fire Dist. 2) chose a 24′ aluminum SVI body mounted on a 20″ raised roof Spartan Gladiator 4-door chassis, which houses a 505 HP Cummins X15 engine. This fully equipped apparatus comes with a Onan Protec 25k-watt PTO generator, Will-Burt Scan Powerlite tower, Revolv-A-Tool rescue tool storage bracket, OnScene Solutions heavy-duty aluminum cargo slides and much more.

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