Delivery: Pompey Hill, NY, Light-Duty Rescue

June 5, 2024
Summit Fire Apparatus built this light-duty rescue for the The Pompey Hill Fire Department with a 12-foot aluminum body.

Summit Fire Apparatus built this light rescue for Pompey Hill Fire Department on a Ram 5500 chassis with a four-door cab featuring anti-lock four-wheel disc brakes.

The 12-foot aluminum body has roll-up shutter doors and 14-inch-deep rooftop storage compartments. The wheel wells have SCBA storage.

Features includes a 2,000-watt inverter powering six 120-volt receptacles, a thermostatically controlled medical compartment and time-controlled compartment ventilation system.

Lighting and warning features include a Whelen Freedom 55-inch LED light bar, a traffic advisor, an Akron Revel scene lighting with a Whelen electronic siren.

The rig is powered by a 6.7L Cummins Turbo Diesel with a six-speed automatic transmission and it has a Kussmaul auto-eject battery conditioner.

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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