2007, 2009 and 2013 Pennsylvania State –
Best Appearing and Equipped Heavy Rescue Champions
2013 Pennsylvania State Best In Show – Presidents Cup Award
2006 Pierce Lance 42′ long Heavy Duty Rescue Truck. This vehicles chassis is an extended four door with a 22″ raised roof cab, powered by a 515 HP Detroit Diesel Series 60 engine with an Allison automatic transmission, TAK-4 Independent Front Suspension with a rear air ride suspension mounted on a heavy duty tandem axle and Side Roll Protection.
The 25’6″ stainless steel rescue body has deep roof compartments and eleven walk around compartments with cab operated Robinson electric roll-up doors.
It is a partial walk-in body that has seating for four, this area features a Command Post center with two independent computer and communication (three high-band and three 800 MHz radios at each console) work stations, cellar phones, a 21″ LCD flat panel monitor for viewing computer info, weather stations or images from the Intec Video Sentinel Observation System mounted on a 25′ telescoping mast, under-counter refrigerator and an EMS compartment. The Command Area is located within the crew cab and has seating for five emergency providers. This area hosts the Command Officers and has connectivity with the Command Post via intercom, radio, wireless LAN and two fifteen inch LCD flat panel monitors.
The truck is outfitted with a 40kW PTO generator, a 15kW Harrison hydraulic generator, four 200′ electric cord reels, twelve 900 watt Magnafire quartz lights, a 25′ Wilburt light mast with six 900 watt Magnafire quartz lights, a Warn 9000 lb. portable winch that can be used on all four sides of the truck, two 150′ low pressure air reels and a 16.7 CFM Atlas-Copco tool air compressor. It is equipped with a complete Hurst “Jaws-of-Life” hydraulic extrication rescue system, consisting of eight preconnected Hurst reels (front and mid-body), three Hurst Trimo power units and a Hurst Simo power unit.
In addition, the truck has seven SCBA, a 496 tons of lifting capacity high pressure high-lift Res-Q-Tek air bag system, Paratech low pressure air bag system, Paratech rescue strut system with a capacity to span or support 68′, high-lift jacks, Bullard thermal imaging camera, multi-gas meters, full complement of forcible entry firefighting and rescue tools, power vent saws, PPV fans, salvage and overhaul equipment, portable air cart, ropes/harnesses/rigging for high angle and confined space rescue, hazardous materials equipment, water and ice rescue suits and equipment. AED equipped.
This truck also responds with the Chester County Technical Rescue Task Force 1.