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Cove Creek (NC) Fire Department Adds Hackney Heavy Rescue to Fleet

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Cove Creek (NC) Fire Department had VT Hackney build its rescue truck on a Kenworth T370 chassis and two-door cab, powered by a Paccar PX-9 380-horsepower Cummins ISL 9 diesel engine, and an Allison 3000 EVS automatic transmission. (All photos courtesy of VT Hackney.)

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The Hackney-built rescue for Cove Creek has a overall length of 30 feet 6 inches, an overall height of 10 feet 7-1/2-inches, and a wheelbase of 205.84 inches.

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The Cove Creek rescue truck has 670 cubic feet of lower compartment storage space, including a slide-out rack on the driver's side that holds up to eight complete SCBAs (self contained breathing apparatus) in back-up-and-go donning configuration.

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The Hackney rescue truck for Cove Creek is outfitted with all slide-out, and drop-down shelves, trays and tool boards.