When spec’ing its new rescue-pumper, the Boulder (CO) Fire Department chose a 12′ aluminum SVI-body mounted on a 10″ raised roof Spartan Gladiator chassis, which houses a powerful 450-hp Cummins L9 engine. This rescue-pumper comes with a TFT Hurricane 1,250-gpm deck gun with wireless remote, 500-gallon water tank, single-stage centrifugal Class “A” fire pump, OnScene...
SVI Trucks built this heavy rescue for Sherman (TX) Fire-Rescue on a Spartan Metro Star LFD chassis and cab with a 20-inch raised roof and a 22-foot aluminum body.
Beaver Lane Fire & Rescue, Marshville, NC, heavy rescue. Spartan Gladiator cab and chassis; Cummins ISX12 500-hp engine; Command Light CL Series Octolight 8-head light tower; 26-foot walk-around rescue body.
Drew Jensen of the Easton (MD) Volunteer Fire Department provides a walk-around tour of the department's new SVI heavy rescue built on a Sutphen Monarch heavy-duty chassis.
Apparatus manufacturers are turning out both custom engines and tried-and-true designs for fire agencies around the country, responding to those departments’ particular needs.
When specing its new rescue pumper, Black Forest, CO Fire Rescue chose a 12′ aluminum SVI-body mounted on a 10″ raised roof Spartan Metro Star chassis.
Philadelphia (PA) Fire Department heavy rescue. Spartan Gladiator EFMD cab and chassis; Cummins X15 500-hp engine; 24-foot walk-in rescue body; Onan 30-kW generator.
SVI Trucks has added Oklahoma apparatus dealer Heartland Fire Trucks to SVI’s highly selective dealer network, which is made up of only 25 dealers across the nation, each expert in the custom-build process.
Here's a selection of new deliveries from the May 2019 issue.
The Charlotte (NC) Fire Department's two new heavy rescue units were built by SVI Trucks on Spartan Gladiator cabs and chassis. Each features a 25-foot stainless steel body.