New Rescue Unit for Fire Department
June 5, 2014

CAPTION: A new rescue unit was recently purchased by the Chillicothe Fire Department for $364, 987. It will replace a 1997 1-ton rescue truck.

The Chillicothe Fire Department has purchased a 2014 Rosenbauer Rescue unit. The unit is on a Freightliner 4 X 4 chassis. The truck has a Rosenbauer rear mount NH (Normal/High) pressure PTO pump with automatic primer and high pressure foam system, 300 gallon water tank, and 12 gallon foam cell, 15 KW "SMART POWER LIBERATOR" XRT generator/rescue tool system, (2) front bumper hydraulic rescue tool (100') reels, all LED lighting, ROM roll up doors, pull out trays, air bag storage, tool boards, stokes basket, Little Giant Ladder storage, and two Respond Ready tool boxes.

It also has the Rosenbauer EZ Climb rear access ladder to upper coffin compartments; (2) Wheel well speed dry storage compartments and (2) SCBA bottle wheel well storage; (2) 200' electric cord reels, (1) 100' air cord reel, (2) LED tripod lights, (1) Knight KL450 Command Light, and wireless portable Warn 9500 lb. winch with four receivers around the body.

The purchase price for the truck is $364,987.00. This truck will replace a 1997 (1) ton rescue truck.

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