Delivery: Round Hill, VA, Brush Unit

May 8, 2024
The Round Hill Fire Company in Loudon County placed this Skeeter Type 6 brush unit in service, built on a Ford F450XL chassis.

Skeeter built this Type 6 brush unit for the Round Hill Fire Company in Loudon County.

It was built on a 2023 Ford F450XL chassis with a two-seat cab and power comes from a Ford Powerstroke gas engine with a 5-speed automatic transmission.

The rig has an aluminum Skeeter Type 6 rescue-side brush body with topside coffin compartments.

It is equpped with a Hale HPX200-B18 PTO pump, 250-gallon Plas-Mac Inc. poly water tank and a 10-gallon foam tank. 

Features include a Kussmaul auto-eject battery conditioner, a booster reel on the back of the rig, a rear pull-out tray and a Scotty portable water tank.

About the Author

Dennis C. Sharpe

DENNIS C. SHARPE is a 47-year member of the Farmington Volunteer Fire Company in Egg Harbor Township, NJ, where he serves as assistant chief. He is certified in high-angle and confined-space rescues and is a Level II instructor with the Atlantic County Fire Training Center.

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