Heavy Duty Rescues


Cranston Fire Department

Cranston, Rhode Island

Model DFC1164R


Cranston is the third largest city in Rhode Island with a population of over 80,000 covering 30 square miles. It is bordered on the east by Narragansett Bay. The fire department responds to over 13,000 calls each year utilizing six engines, three ladders, four rescues, and one special hazards apparatus.


  • Hackney DFC1164R, 22-ft body with recessed roof storage compartments
  • Drop/Pinch frame technology for 40” floor to ceiling compartment depth
  • Spartan MetroStar ELFD cab/chassis
  • 450 hp Cummins 9-liter engine; Allison 3000EVS automatic 6-speed transmission
  • 320-amp Leece-Neville alternator
  • 21,500 lb. front axle with Goodyear 425/65R22.5 MSA tires
  • 24,000 lb. rear axle with Goodyear 11R/22.5 G622 RSD tires
  • S-Cam brakes with ABS/ATC/ESC
  • 60 gallon fuel tank aft or rear axle
  • Air-suspension driver and officer seat
  • Heated and power adjustable mirrors; powered door windows
  • Severe-duty steel front bumper
  • Vertical storage cabinets, 22” wide x 21” high x 22” deep, behind driver and officer seats
  • Vertical storage cabinet, 36” wide x 48” high x 22” deep, between forward facing rear seats
  • 10,000 lb. receivers under left and right side of body and under rear step bumper for 9000 lb. portable winch
  • 11-compartment body with Hackney roll-up doors – 670 cu.ft of useable storage capacity (excluding roof compartments)
  • 180”L x 24”W x 18.75”H integral roof compartment on left side or recessed roof
  • 156”L x 24”W x 18.75”H integral roof compartment on right side or recessed roof, set back 24” from ladder landing zone
  • 87” long x 30” wide x 18/75 deep integral roof compartment across front
  • Stowage area at front of roof for 25kw Harrison hydraulic generator, utility air compressor with 30 gallon reservoir.
  • Slide-out Speedi-Dry absorbent hopper in right rear wheelskirt panel for 80 lb. material
  • Fold-down step platforms on four compartment forward of rear wheels to assist reaching upper storage areas of side compartments
  • Hydraulic tool mounting provisions
  • Isolated and vented rope compartment with 45” wide x 88” long x 12” high two-way slide-out tray
  • Cribbing storage slide-out trays (2) mounted on floor of second right side compartment measuring 26” wide x 36” deep x 18” high each
  • Storage tubes for spare SCBA bottles (8)
  • Slide-out racks for airshores (2)
  • Toolchest mounted on slide-out tray
  • Storage tunnels for tripod flood lights; Combo A ladder; stokes basket stretcher retrievable from either side of body
  • High pressure and low pressure rescue air bag storage slots
  • Tempest fan slide-out tray
  • Rear extrication compartment with three separate slide tray for spreader, cutter, rams, and portable pump
  • V-MUX Multiplexed electrical system with color LCD control panel recessed into dash
  • Whelen FN72QLED LED light bar and upper and lower zone warning lights
  • Whelen 90 series LED scene lights (8)
  • Federal LED taffic advisor light bar
  • LED vertical compartment strip lights recessed into side walls of all compartments and roof compartment lids
  • Federal Q2B in grille
  • Whelen 295HFS2 siren with two Whelen bumper mounted speaker
  • Grover air horns in front bumper (2)
  • Color backup camera
  • FireCom 5100D intercom system
  • 25,000 watt Harrison hydraulic generator mounted on forward roof
  • 240VAC Hannay cord reels with 200-ft 10/4 cable (2)
  • 750-watt tripod flood lights (2)
  • FRC Spectra LED flood lights upper left and right side body (4); upper rear body (1); and front of cab (1)
  • Will-Burt NightScan light tower with six (6) FRC Spectra LED flood lamps and back-light feature
  • 7.9 cfm, 120VAC utility air compressor with 30-gallon reservoir mounted on roof
  • Hannay utility air hose reel with 150-ft hose
  • Holmatro hydraulic hose reels (3) with slide-out hose roller guides
  • Holmatro Trimo electric hydraulic power unit


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