Showcase: Bay City, Texas Gets New Heavy Rescue


  • Unit Type: Rescue
  • Year: 2013
  • Manufacturer: SVI Trucks
  • Chassis Manufacturer:
  • Model: Spartan Metro Star
  • Engine: Cummins 450-hp ISL
  • Transmission: Allison 3000EVS
  • Pump: NA
  • Tank: NA
  • Generator: Onan 30,000-watt
  • Aerial: NA
  • Location: Texas

The Bay City Volunteer Fire Department recently took delivery of a heavy rescue truck, built by SVI on a Spartan cab and chassis.

The unit is powered by a Cummins engine and an Allison transmission. It features a 20-foot aluminum body with rooftop storage accessible by a rear stairwell.

It features OnScene cargo slides for the pullout trays, a Hypres Equipment SCBA filling station, an Onan generator, and two Command Light scene lighting towers, one KL series 3,000-watt unit and a second 8,000-watt tower.