Compact skid unit

Published:  29 April, 2016

Wildland fire skid unit designed exclusively for utility task vehicles.

The Firelite FCW 206 has been produced by Kimtec, a company based in Orleans, Vermont, USA for budget-minded fire departments.

It comprises a compact yet powerful slip-on fire skid with a small base measuring only 122cm x 86cm, which means that the Firelite can fit into a larger utility task vehicle’s cargo box with the tailgate closed.

The new unit comes equipped with the field-tested Darley Davey 5.5 HP Honda-driven pump, Hannay 4000 Series manual reel with booster hose and a 208-litre or 265-litre tank.

The FCW 206 is built on Kimtec’s aluminium chassis with bright aluminum diamond plate designed for strength and durability. Available options include a Scotty Around-the-Pump foam system with 19-litre foam cell and an electric rewind option for the Hannay reel. 

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