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.
This walk-in rescue is built on a Spartan cab and chassis with an SVI-produced rescue body.
The 18-foot aluminum body features a Lima Mac 40,000-watt PTO generator, two Command Light CL615A-2MH light towers, OnScene Solutions cargo slides, a Bauer K-18 air compressor and a Bauer 3-Position SCBA Fill Station.
From east to west and north to south, fire departments are having manufacturers build smaller units that are carrying larger pumps and performing many functions that typically are done with Type 1 pumpers.
The Philadelphia (PA) Fire Department's new technical rescue truck, Rescue 1, features an SVI-built 24-foot stainless-steel walk-in body mounted on a Spartan Gladiator EFMD chassis with a 20″ raised-roof and is powered by a Cummins X15 500 HP engine.
Lake Dillon (CO) Fire & Rescue wildland urban interface unit. Freightliner 108SD 4x4 cab and chassis; Cummins L9 380-hp engine; Hale MBP 1,000-gpm pump; 500-gallon polypropylene tank; 20-gallon foam cell.