Union Hill firefighters recently practiced their skill with the Res - Q Jack system. This system, purchased with the assistance of Senator Nozzolio is capable of lifting up to 20 tons. The Res-Q-Jack system is a vehicle stabilization and lift system designed to be used to stabilize or lift vehicles or other heavy objects.
On March 1, Union Hill will put into service its RTV.
This vehicle, purchased with a grant from Senator Nozollio is a 2015 825i John Deere ATV with tracks (winter) and wheels (summer). The vehicle is 4wd and has an Emergency Equipment Firelite transport deluxe insert. This insert includes a honda powered 5.5 hp gas engine, two stage pump, 55 gallon poly tank and hanney reel with 100' of booster hose, and a 5 gallon foam cell. The insert has a rescue deck with basket stretcher.
The vehicle will be placed on a trailer with equipment for medical rescue, brush fires, and search and rescue.