Tallahassee Fire Department

Tallahassee, Florida

Model TDD1387


Tallahassee, the Capital of the State of Florida, serves a population of just under 200,000, not including a student population at Florida State University of 40,000+ and Florida A&M University of 11,000+.

The new hazmat tractor/trailer will be part of Florida Task Force 2. They also operate a Hackney Technical Rescue tractor/trailer for Task Force 2. These vehicles respond to events outside the city and Leon County, primarily in the Florida Panhandle region, as required requested by Florida Emergency Management.



  • Hackney model TDD1387, 41-ft drop-deck hazmat trailer
  • Drop-deck frame technology that permits low compartment ground height for increased access to the vast amount of equipment stored on board.
  • Drop-down ramp on the rear of the trailer permits transport of an ATV or other types of wheeled vehicle. Floor tie-downs are provided in the anti-slip ribbed aluminum interior floor to secure the vehicle during transit.
  • 15-ft long x 93” wide room in the rear of the trailer provides 80” of clear headroom. The room, other than housing the ATV, is used as an environmentally controlled science lab and logistics center. Desks and bench seating on the side walls fold-up and out of the way when the ATV is stored. A rooftop air conditioner units provide a comfortable environment.


  • International 7500
  • Cummins 370 hp, 1250 ft/ft torque engine with vertical exhaust
  • Allison 3000EVS 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 56,000# GVWR
  • 16,000# front axle; 40,000# tandem rear axles with driver controlled locking differential and rear air suspension
  • Air suspension driver and officer high-back seats and fixed rear high-back seats
  • Frame enclosure with skirt compartments between module and fifth wheel with integral access steps to the trailer roof access ladder and umbilical connections

Trailer Features:

  • Side entrance door on curbside of the trailer to access lab and logistics center. Electric deploy and retract auxiliary step beneath door.
  • Roof storage coffin compartments – (4) 140” long x 26” wide
  • Electric deploy awnings on left and right side of trailer
  • Decon shower system integrated into trailer with hot/cold water discharges on left and right side. Water will be supplied by an on-scene pumper through a 1-1/2” inlet with pressure relief valve. Hot water supplied through a 240VAC on-demand water heater.
  • Drop-down ramp in curbside #6 compartment for deployment of a decon cart. Due to size and weight of the cart a Warn 1000AC winch is installed on the back wall to deploy and store the cart.
  • Floor level upright storage of a 95-gallon overpack drum.
  • Logistics/ATV storage garage at rear of trailer with full trailer width drop-down ramp for loading and deploying four-wheel ATV
  • ATV tie-downs in floor
  • V-MUX multiplexed electrical system. LCD color control center on cab console with graphic overhead depiction of open doors, deployed light/camera tower and awnings. Scrolling message center.
  • Whelen 60 series LED taillights
  • Rearview backup color camera
  • LED Traffic Advisor light bar on roof of trailer
  • Whelen 9SC0ENZR LED scene lights; (3) each side and (2) upper rear of trailer
  • Recessed LED light strips in side walls and compartment partitions.
  • Whelen 8” Super-LED hi/low dome lighting in logistics center ceiling (7)
  • Whelen Ultra Freedom 60” LED light bar on cab
  • Whelen LED Warning light system
  • Whelen electronic siren and bumper mounted speaker
  • Grover Stuttertone airhorns mounted on left and right side of cab hood
  • 20kw diesel generator mounted in housing on front of trailer permitting stand-alone operations when the tractor is disconnected.
  • 30-amp Kussmaul AutoEject with 30-amp automatic transfer relay for trailer systems
  • Isolated battery system for trailer with 80-amp converter/charger
  • 150-amp breaker panel
  • Hannay 240vac cord reels (2) with 200-ft 10/4 yellow cable connection to four-outlet power distribution box with (2) 5-20R and (2) L5-20R 120VAC outlets.
  • Whelen Pioneer Plus LED tripod flood lights (2) on front of trailer
  • Will-Burt NightScan light tower with (4) Whelen Pioneer Plus LED flood lights and Sidewinder high definition video camera
  • Roof mounted air conditioner with integral heat strips
  • 4.4 cu.ft. refigerator
  • 32” LED television/monitor integrated to video camera
  • Davis weather system with roof mounted monitor mount
  • Hannay electric rewind utility air hose reel with 150-ft 3/8 blue hose
  • Inter-locking aluminum slat floor with aggressive anti-slip surface.
  • Isolated room with locking metai door in back of logistics center with side and aft wall adjustable shelving.
  • Separate detection meters storage locking with 120VAC power strips for battery chargers
  • Fold-down stainless steel desk/work counters (drop down to provide unobstructed clearance for ATV).
  • Two-person seat on streetside wall with spring-loading seatbase that automatically flips up when not in use.
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