Heavy Duty Rescues


Marathon Oil Fire Department

Robinson, Illinois

Model DF1173


Marathon operates a refinery in eastern Illinois about halfway between St. Louis and Indianapolis. This apparatus will serve as rescue and hazmat operations on and around the refinery site.

  • Kenworth T370
  • 330 hp Cummins diesel with 3000EVS automatic
  • 14,600# front axle; 23,000# rear axle
  • 56 gallon polished aluminum fuel tank
  • Adjustable tilt steering column
  • Air suspension driver and officer seats
  • 45-amp battery conditioner and 20-am auto-eject shorepower input
  • Grover air horns (2) mounted on hood
  • Drop/pinch frame
  • 23.6-ft all-aluminum body with eleven (11) Hackney roll-up doors
  • 968 cubic feet of  useable storage capacity (measured between door pass-thru openings, not interior) – Voluminous!
  • Recessed adjustable shelf tracks in side walls
  • Integral heavy-duty four-drawer tool box in lower left rear compartment
  • SCBA spare bottle storage tubes (15)
  • Slide-out rack for eight complete SCBA;s in back-up and go donning positions
  • Slide-out tool board rated at 600 lbs.
  • Spring-release equipment restraining bar inside right rear compartment door opening.
  • Transverse tunnel in top of wheelhouse compartment for Little Giant ladder
  • Slide-out granular oil dry dispensers  in left and right wheelskirt panels
  • V-MUX multiplexed electrical system with LCD display screen for functions , graphical and textual warning display and vehicle pertinent data.
  • LED tail lights and marker lights
  • Color backup camera
  • Whelen 12vdc halogen scene lights – (3) each upper left and right side body; (2) upper rear body
  • LED strip lights recessed into compartment side walls
  • LED ground illumination lights around perimeter
  • Whelen LED upper and lower zone warning lights
  • Federal siren and speaker
  • 25kw PTO generator inside left front compartment
  • Automatic transfer relay connected to dedicated power outlets for operation from shorepower and generator
  • Hannay cord reel with 200-ft 10/4 cable and power distribution box


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