Medium Duty Rescues


Newport News Shipbuilding Fire Department

Newport News, Virginia

Model DF0973R


Protecting the huge shipbuilding operations on the Chesapeake Bay in Newport News, this rescue will provide a means to rapidly deploy confined space and extrication rescue personnel and equipment.

  • Hackney 9-compartment, 17.5-ft body with drop/pinch frame and recessed roof with three coffin storage compartments.
  • Freightliner M2-106 cab/chassis with Cummins ISC-300 engine and Allison 3000EVS automatic transmission; 12,000# front and 23,000# rear axle.
  • Vehicle Data Recorder (VDR) integrated into VISTA LCD control panel in cab console.
  • 62” deep shoring compartment in aft section of streetside wheelhouse compartment with hinged door over opening.
  • Spare SCBA bottle storage tubes (12) in  aft section of curbside wheelhouse compartment
  • Roof storage compartments: - 26” wide x 12.5” deep: (1) 85” long ; (1) 140” long; and (1) 170” long.
  • Upper auxiliary brake lights activated by Jack brake
  • V-MUX multiplexed electrical system with color VISTA control panel incorporating warning and scene light activation; PTO activation; fluid levels; diagnostic; and graphical , audible and textual warnings.
  • LED tail and clearance lights
  • LED TrafficAdvisor light bar
  • Whelen halogen scene lights: (2) each side; (2) rear activated manually and automatically by turn signals and backup circuits.
  • LED compartment light strips recessed into side walls of all compartments.
  • Whelen LED emergency warning light package
  • Federal electronic siren and speaker
  • Color rearview backup camera


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