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Fire: Restoring Land, Respecting Tradition.


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Custom Fire Equipment Design and Fabrication

Our fire equipment is designed to meet the specific needs of each client and the fuels and terrain that they work in. Customer service, quality fabrication and functionality are our highest priority. We work closely with each client to develop every aspect of fire equipment they are ordering. The majority of our equipment is designed more specifically for Prescribed Fire Operations, but we welcome all opportunities to design whatever piece of fire equipment you can dream up.
Type 6 Engines
The Engine below was designed to work in the southeast where a low profile design and off road capabilities are essential.
- All aluminum construction for unmatched strength and light in weight
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- Poly tank with 18Hp Honda and BB-4 pump head. Seamless Stainless plumbing with Arkon valves.
- Aluminum hose reel with 125' of Reeltex hose with field repairable couplings.
- 2 quick lay hose trays, 4 drip torch holders, 20 gallon auxiliary tank for burn mix, 5 gallon auxiliary tank for pump gas.
- Wet lining capabilities off each belly toolbox, front bumper discharge valve.
- Draft hose and hand tool storage box between frame rails of truck.
- Heavy Duty front/rear bumper with auxiliary lights and WARN winch. Red/White Whelen LED lights throughout truck.
- Modified suspension, 35" Toyo Mud Terrain tries, Load range E.
- On board air supply for repairing flats and cleaning equipment filters or chainsaws, etc.  

UTV Fire Units.
The use of UTV's for Prescribed and Wildfire Operations have become invaluable for their maneuverability, quick response time, off road capabilities, and higher weight capacities and safety over ATV's.  Slip-on units or bed replacement units for any make or model UTV's are available.

General Specifications:
- Aluminum tank with baffles and integrated 10 gallon burn mix tank with fill nozzle. Rack around tank for extra storage
- Honda Mini-Striker Pump (max 75psi)
- Hannay Hose Reel with 50' of 3/4hose. Additional hose and nozzle dedicated to cab.
- Banjo plumbing (black polypropylene) full port valves are very lightweight and durable (max 150psi) Avail 1-1.5"
- Guzzler primer, overboard discharge on manifold, draft capable, tank fill, recirculation, and two top fill options on tank.
- 5 gallon water cooler holder
- 2 Drip torch holders
- Toolboxes of varied sizes
- Integrated 10 gallon burn mix tank has a fuel nozzle for filling drip torches and an additional hose with drip torch wand     
       and fuel trigger which allows operators to ignite off of UTV without having to hold a drip torch. This is an extremely    
       useful feature!! 
- Lifting points built in for ease of installation. Bed replacement units have the same mounting points as the OEM plastic
       beds and can be removed and installed with just 3 pins.