Apparatus, Video

Wichita, KS New Velocity® Walk-In Heavy-Duty Rescue

(Pierce Manufacturing, YouTube)

A new heavy-duty rescue for
Wichita firefighters

Pierce Manufacturing – Captain Mark Misek is walking around Wichita Fire Department’s Velocity Walk-In Heavy Duty Rescue.

This is one of two apparatus that will be used in their rescue unit, this apparatus specifically being used for technical rescues.

The custom compartments throughout the apparatus allow for a large variety of equipment to be stored for different deployments.

Due to the severe weather in Wichita, a roller system and 9,000-lb straight line pole anchors were added to the apparatus so they are able to deploy boat assets.

CHASSIS
Chassis: 97” Velocity® cab
Seating capacity: 2
Overall height: 11’8”
Overall length: 37’5.66”
GVW rating: 64,000 lb
Front axle: TAK-4® Independent Front Suspension, 24,000 lb
Rear axle: Meritor MT-40-14X, 40,000 lb
Engine: Cummins X15, 600 hp, 1850 torque
Safety: Side roll and frontal impact protection
Electrical: Command Zone™ Advanced Electronics System

BODY
Material: Aluminum
Shelving: Adjustable, up to 500 lb
Doors: Lap

Job No: 33970
Dealership: Conrad Fire Equipment

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