241

Description

Rescue 241 is our Advanced Life Support (ALS) certified rescue vehicle. It is a 2017 Chevrolet Suburban and as outfitted it can seat 3 rescue personnel. It is the only volunteer run ALS interceptor in Tompkins county, and is one of our most specialized pieces of equipment.

 

Role

It is essentially an ambulance without patient transport capacity, carrying state-of-the-art BLS and ALS equipment. It also carries rope and water rescue equipment, along with PFD's for all crew members for water extrication calls.

Usage

1st Due to EMS Calls

2nd Due to MVA Calls

4th Due to structure fires

1st Due to water rescue

Can provide mutual aid/ALS intercepts

Equipment

  • First in bag (Red) containing full BLS compliment of airways, 02 equipment and BLS meds

  • Trauma bag (Orange) containing additional bleeding control, dressings, and tourniquets

  • Brozlo bag (Blue) containing pediatric equipment and airways

  • ALS bag (Black) containing ALS meds excluding narcotics, IV, and adult intubation equipment

  • Drugs Safe w. ALS Narcotics

  • Zoll cardiac monitor/AED

  • Electric portable suction

  • Full set of splints/stabilization

  • 2 back boards

  • Personal Flotation Devices

  • Floating rope

  • 3 Hi Vis Vests

  • 2 mobile and 1 portable radio

  • CAD computer

Horsepower: 355 hp @ 5600 rpm

Torque: 383 ft-lbs. @ 4100 rpm

Base Engine Size: 5.3 l

Cylinders: V8

Towing capacity: 6,000 to 6,300 lbs

MPG: Up to 16 city / 23 highway

Fuel tank capacity: 31 gal

Curb weight: 5,586 to 5,822 lbs

Dimensions: 224″ L x 81″ W x 74″ H