Heavy Duty Rescues


Pumpkin Center Fire Department

Jacksonville, NC

Model DF0976


Pumpkin Center is a district adjoining the City of Jacksonville on the northeast. Jacksonville is home to Camp Lejeune Marine Corp Base and Expeditionary Forces covering 246 square miles of eastern North Carolina. Pumpkin Center FD covers an area of heavy traffic flow along US 17.


  • Kenworth T370
  • PX9 engine; 380 hp with 1150 lb/ft torque
  • Vertical exhaust with chromed stack
  • Allison 3000EVS 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 14,000 lb. front axle; 23,000 lb. rear axle
  • Aluminum alloy wheels
  • Air suspension seats (driver and officer)
  • 270-amp alternator
  • Vehicle Data Recorder (VDR)
  • 45-amp battery condition with Kussmaul 20-amp auto-eject shorepower
  • Grover Stuttertone air horns
  • Extended front bumper with 10,000# winch receiver behind drop-down bumper door
  • Bumper storage compartments (2)
  • Warn 9000# portable electric winch
  • 10,000# winch receivers left and right side body and under rear bumper
Body and Features:
  • 21.5-ft Hackney DF0976 Heavy Rescue Body – 805 cu.ft of useable storage space (calculated using door pass-thru dimensions)
  • Drop/Pinch frame creating full height 40” compartment depth in four compartments forward of rear wheels
  • Cab-to-Body filler panel painted to match body – hides light tower installation
  • Drop-down pneumatic step platforms rated at 600 lbs. in each tall side compartment
  • Recessed adjustable shelf unistrut hardware in all side walls maximizing compartment width
  • Extrication tool slide tray and mounting system in rear compartment  (B-1)
  • Airbag storage slots for (9) various size Paratech air bags
  • Transverse tunnel compartment in top of wheelhouse compartment with drop-down door over opening on left and right side of body for storage of stokes basket stretcher, (2) long backboards, and folding ladder
  • Ladder storage tunnel in top of rear compartment for storage of 24-ft two-section and 14-ft roof ladders
  • Pike pole storage tubes next to ladder tunnel (6)
  • Slide-out SCBA storage rack for six complete 45-minute SCBA’s
  • Isolated and vented rope storage compartment
  • Slide-out Speedi-Dry hopper in right rear wheelhouse skirt panel
  • SCBA spare bottle storage compartments with (3) tubes in each compartment; one each fore and aft of left rear wheels and one forward of right rear wheels (total 9 bottles)
  • V-Mux multiplexed electrical system with color LCD control panel on cab console
  • LED tail lights and marker light
  • Federal LED traffic director light bar
  • Whelen 90-series LED scene lights; (2) upper left body, (2) upper right body, (2) upper rear body
  • LED ground lights under cab and body
  • Recessed LED strip lights recessed into side walls and compartment dividers
  • Whelen LED warning light package – NFPA 1901 compliant
  • Federal Q2B mechanical siren recessed in left front bumper
  • Whelen 295SLSA1 electronic siren with Federal BP200-Q speaker in right front bumper
  • Color backup camera
  • 35,000 watt Onan PTO generator mounted inside left front compartment to protect it from corrosive road spray
  • 30-amp automatic transfer relay providing power from shoreline or generator to dedicated charger outlets
  • Hannay electric rewind cord reels with 200-ft 10/4 cable and power distribution junction boxes (2)
  • MagnaFire portable tripod flood lights on left and right rear body
  • NightScan 20-ft light tower mounted between cab and body with six 1500-watt flood lamps
  • 7.9 cfm electric air compressor with 30-gal reservoir
  • Hannay electric rewind utility air hose reel recessed in front bumper
  • Hannay TNT hydraulic hose reels with slide-out hose roller guides: (2) in upper rear extrication tool compartment and one each in left and right front compartment
  • TNT electric hydraulic tool power units (2)


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