Apparatus & Equipment


Issue 11 and Volume 163.

The Mohegan Fire Company, Town of Montville, Uncasville, Connecticut, designed this RESCUE 1response unit primarily for vehicle extrication, air supply, lighting support and hazmat, explains Chief Steve Socha. The portable CAFS it carries allows for a “one truck” response for motor vehicle accidents at times when volunteer response may be limited. Features/Equipment: SPARTAN chassis with 171-inch wheelbase and 10-inch raised roof cab with six seats; CUMMINS ISC 330-hp diesel engine with ALLISON 3000 EVS automatic transmission; 16-foot nonwalk-in body with ROBINSON roll-up compartment doors, access ladder at the right rear, and 250-pound oil absorbent hopper in left top compartment; Four-bottle air cascade system with storage for six spare SCBA cylinders; HURST rescue tools; FIRE SOLUTIONS RRU 30 portable CAFS unit; WARN, 4½-ton portable winch with four receivers; MEDTRONIC AED; six HANNAY reels (two electric cord, one air, and three hydraulic); and light and power with ONAN 35-kw hydraulic generator, SVI…

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