The Stillwater Fire District/Arvin Hart Fire-Rescue has taken delivery of a 2013 KME heavy rescue vehicle.
The unit is powered by a Cummins ISL 450hp with an Allison 3000EVS automatic transmission and equipped with On-Spot automatic tire chains. The XLFD cab seats 8 firefighters with air packs and is equipped with a command desk and ample cab compartments under a 22” raised roof. The unit features a 30KW Onan PTO generator which powers a Command Lite dual head light tower, a Bauer breathing air compressor and dual fill station can provide a continuous breathing air supply for any size breathing air cylinder, and carries 19 spare SCBA cylinders. The unit carries two portable multi gas meters and has an on board Hurst electric rescue tool pump which is able to operate three rescue tools simultaneously, a complete set of Paratech rescue struts, nine air bags, a set of mini Hurst rescue tools including a Rabbit tool, in addition to three full size Hurst spreaders, two cutters and two rescue rams, plus a compliment of cribbing.
The unit has a walk up rear body housing a 14’ extension and a multi position A-frame ladder, stokes basket, roof hooks, tarps and other rescue equipment. The roof compartments feature a speedy dry container, a 6000psi ASME air cylinder for utility air storage, and a refrigerator for hydration liquids with additional space for water rescue gear. The left side of the unit was designed to store a variety of extrication support equipment and the right side is designed to store fire fighting support equipment. The right side of the unit also has an awning to provide cover from the elements and rehab space. On the extended front bumper there is storage for two hydraulic rescue tool reels with tools and halligan bar. There is also a hydraulic rescue tool reel off the rear compartment and a portable gas Hurst pump along with a utility air hose reel to operate air bags and other tools. Attached directly to the frame, the unit has a receiver on all four sides to operate a 9000lb portable winch. The unit features several slide out trays and tool boards with Pac Trac mounting hardware for versatility; all of which are adjustable. On both sides of the truck cab are mounted a 175’ electric cord reel with junction box along with safe storage of roof hooks and forcible entry irons. The unit has all roll up doors to save space and is protected by an all LED lighting package from Code 3 including an extensive array of LED scene lighting with over 30,000 lumens to the front of the unit. The unit’s mission is to support fire fighting operations, vehicle extrication, and technical rescue operations, including light and breathing air support.