Medium Duty Rescues



LaPorte, Texas

Model DF0973


LaPorte, located on Galveston Bay just outside of Houston, purchased two (2) Hackney rescue mounted on low-profile Freightliner M2's with four-door cabs . Hackney was selected for the second time due to satisfaction with the last rescue purchases. The low-profile was a compromised between a light-duty and larger medium duty. The chassis features a Cummins 300 hp engine; Allison 2200EVS automatic transmission; 10,000# front axle; 15,000# rear axle; and 275-amp alternator. The officer and three rear seats are SCBA.

  • Vehicle data recorder
  • Hadley air horns on left and right sides of hood
  • Spare SCBA bottle storage tubes - eight (8)
  • Safety interlock to prevent the vehicle from being moved when the light tower is extended
  • Transverse tunnel in wheelhouse compartment for storage of stokes basket and (2) long backboards retrieval from either side of body
  • Spare SCBA bottle storage tubes (13)
  • Assortment of slide-out trays and adjustable shelves - all shelves mounted on recessed Unistrut to maximize compartment width
  • V-MUX multiplexed electrical system
  • LCD Message Display depicting graphically and textually door open status and light tower deployment
  • LED tail light and marker lights
  • Auxiliary upper stop lights with Jake Brake activation
  • LED Traffic Advisor Light bar
  • Whelen halogen scene lights: (2) upper left and right body; two (2) upper rear body with manual, reverse and turn signal activation
  • LED compartment light strips recessed in side walls
  • Whelen LED warning light package
  • Federal siren and speaker
  • Color backup camera with night vision
  • 25kw PTO generator
  • Hannay electric rewind cord reel
  • Tripod flood lights (2)
  • Shadow Command light tower
  • SCBA fill station with (4) 6000 psi receivers