06/24/08 38 W, 1 I - + 15 - 12 Stony Hill's Rescue

Stony Hill Rescue 26 is expected in early July, the third of three 2008 Spartan/Hackney heavy rescues. Hopkins and Wendell have already received theirs. The picture below was taken June 19.

FYI – It’s a little different and “slightly” shorter than the standard “pinched and dropped frame” Hackney design that Wendell and Hopkins has. One noticable difference is that is has ROM roll-up doors. Striping and lettering still to come… The design is a first for Hackney and so far the process has went well. Overall, it appears to be a good build and we are excited about the new addition.
A.Rich - 06/25/08 - 09:39

AC, how does the size compare to RFD’s Pierce Rescues? More storage or less?
Silver - 06/25/08 - 09:47

Probably about the same to slightly more, but there may be a little less in the interior due to the ladder tunnel (since it’s a ladder/service truck). However, there are HUGE coffin compartments up top.
A.Rich - 06/25/08 - 11:50

Are they equipped with cascade units?
Silver - 06/25/08 - 17:13

No we chose not to put a casad system due to the fact that Wake Forest and Bayleaf both having air trucks.
J. Schwenk - 06/25/08 - 17:58

Schwenk on the blogs…... Are cows flying?
WOW!!!! - 06/26/08 - 18:40

What is a “casad” system? Is that made in Iraq?
Casadmanba - 07/10/08 - 09:42

It is on it’s way. On my way to work today, I saw Stony Hill’s new truck being driven from Washington to Stony Hill on it’s delivery drive with a Stony Hill chase car/chief’s car behind it. Looked nice. Wish we could have a truck like that for our department. Congrats!!!
Steven (Email) - 07/24/08 - 18:43

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