The Cole County Fire Protection District has received a 2023 rescue truck manufactured by Danko Manufacturing of Snyder, Nebraska.
The truck consists of a Freightliner M2 106 chassis, 360HP Cummins engine, Allison automatic transmission, all-aluminum body, roll-up doors, LED compartment lighting, coffin compartments, SCBA cylinder storage, 4- 6000PSI bottle cascade system, Hurst Combi cutter/spreader rescue tool, on spot automatic tire chains, 2 electric cord reels, 8000-watt hydraulic generator, Command 6000 watt light tower, awning, color back up camera system, refrigerator, oil dry storage bin, air horns, Whelen LED lighting and warning system.
The rescue truck’s primary response will be to all structure fires, mutual aid calls, and MVCs. The truck will be stationed at Station 4 on Monticello Road.
The Cole County Fire Protection has also taken delivery of two (2) HME Ahrens–Fox rescue pumpers from Danko Emergency Equipment Company.
The rescue pumpers are equipped with Cummins 450 horsepower engine, Allison transmissions, Waterous 1250 GPM pumps, 1000 gallon water tanks, six-person cabs, roll-up doors, front bumper 100-foot jump line, booster reel, ladders, battery operated hand tools, extrication tools, airbags, struts, coffin compartments, two (2) 200-foot cross lays, 3000 watt Aims power inverter, cab and compartment LED lighting and Whelen Pioneer scene and LED warning light system. The rescue pumpers will be stationed at Station 2 in Brazito and Station 4 on Monticello Road.