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Fighting Forest Fire

Gear Up For Wildfire Mobile Attacks

Mobile attacks on wildfires are the first steps to stopping wildfires before they get out of control. Because many wildfires begin in hard-to-access areas, UTVs with firefighting skid units are becoming …

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Search Party with UTV

Is Your Police Force Ready For Summer Crowd Control?

Your police force must be ready for any type of emergency situation during the summertime. From crowd control to rescue operations, the right equipment can make a …

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7 Tips To Prepare For Wildfire Season

7 Tips To Prepare For Wildfire Season

KIMTEK Corporation is the world’s largest producer of skids. Therefore, we take our role in supporting Firefighters and first responders seriously. Fire season has become …

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Police UTVs For Fish & Wildlife Service

Police UTVs For Fish & Wildlife Service

KIMTEK Corporation skid units are ideal for anyone who is involved in fish and wildlife services. Because our transport skid units are built to perform …

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KIMTEK BRUSH TRUCK SKID UNITS: Affordable – Reliable – Easy to Use

FIRELITE® Brush Truck Skid Units Affordable – Reliable – Easy To Use KIMTEK® Corporation, founded in 1984, builds a series of brush truck skid units, …

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Choosing Brush Truck Skids For Wildland Firefighting

Choosing Brush Truck Skids For Wildland Firefighting

In many parts of the U.S., higher temperatures and drier weather conditions mean a greater risk of wildfires. Anyone who is familiar with wildland firefighting …

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Medical Rescue UTV Skids For Large Crowd Events

Medical Rescue UTV Skids For Large Crowd Events

Athletes, musicians, and fans attend large gatherings for entertainment and recreation, but unfortunately, there is always a chance of illness or tragedy. If you use …

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Medlite helipad transport

UTV SIDE BY SIDES: NOT JUST FOR OFF ROAD RESCUES ANYMORE

A public safety UTV side by side outfitted with a MEDLITE Transport UTV medical patient transport skid unit are now seeing uses in the public …

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Martinsville Speedway, VA

UTV SIDE BY SIDES: NOT JUST FOR OFF-ROAD WILDLAND FIREFIGHTING ANYMORE

A public safety UTV side by side outfitted with a FIRELITE Transport UTV firefighting skid unit is now seeing uses in the public safety arena …

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A photo of a rescue skid on a UTV at a carnival event.

Understanding Vehicle Weight Specs For Rescue Skid Units

As a first responder, knowing what your equipment can do is crucial for tackling any lifesaving operation. Understanding UTV weight specs and skid unit weight specs ensure you can …

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Medical rescue of a hiker on training day.

A Surge May Be Coming, Is Your Public Safety Agency Prepared?

Usually, this question comes up in the spring every year regarding your agency’s ability to take on spring grass and wildland fires and having the …

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Medlite skid unit with longboard.

Fire and EMS Agencies: Staffing Issues And Mission Requirements

Answered With The Right UTV Based Medlite And Firelite Skid Unit The times – they are changing….or so the saying goes. When it comes to …

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Requirements Screen Shot.

Which KIMTEK® Skid Units Conform To The National Wildfire Coordinating Group Minimum Standards By Type?

A number of our Firelite Transport skid units for UTV’s and brush trucks conform to the standards of the National Wildfire Coordinating Group Minimum Standards …

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Fire and Rescue UTV with KIMTEK Firelite skid unit.

UTV-Based Apparatus: A Little Rig For Big Jobs

The use of UTV-based fire apparatus in the fire service and EMS has grown exponentially as the vehicles become more robust and users realize their …

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Deer Stand in the Woods

Hunter Rescued After Falling From Berwick Tree Stand

Rescuers hiked through wet and cold terrain Tuesday morning in a multi-agency effort to rescue an injured man who had fallen from a tree stand …

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KIMTEK Corporation logo with a background of UTVs and a helicopter.

Keep Safety in UTV Public Safety Rescue

Essential precautions for deploying side-by-sides with rescue skid units UTV chassis side-by-sides outfitted with appropriate medical or fire skid units complement most any agency’s first …

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EMS And Fire/Rescue Skid Units For Utility Vehicles (UTV’s)

2015: A Year In Review The year 2015 has seen an ever growing need, and use of, utility vehicle EMS skids and various style fire/rescue …

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Assessment Of Off-Road Rescue And Firefighting Needs & Capabilities

In recent years, there has been a move toward more and more outdoor recreation. To expand access, miles of abandoned rail lines have been opened …

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Kubota 4x4 skid unit

2014: New UTV Side By Side Models Capable Of Carrying Kimtek FIRELITE And Medlite Skid Units

Many new UTV 4×4 Models are hitting the market from manufacturers like Kubota, John Deere, Polaris and Kawasaki. As always, all of the KIMTEK UTV …

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Ongoing beach rescue.

Limit Call Times For Your Beach Rescues

Add A UTV With MEDLITE® Transport To Your Apparatus Line Up It isn’t every day that an employee of Kimtek Corporation gets to have first-hand …

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KIMTEK Corporation logo with a background of UTVs and a helicopter.

Valley Ambulance Services Purchases New UTV To Help Paramedics

February 10, 2014 – Scottsbluff, Nebraska –– Valley Ambulance Services in Scottsbluff has added a new utility vehicle to its team that will make transporting patients …

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KIMTEK Corporation logo with a background of UTVs and a helicopter.

Cub Cadet Volunteer Makes A Great UTV Platform For The Kimtek MEDLITE® And FIRELITE® Transports

Yorktown, Virginia – Cub Cadet of Yorktown has taken the connection of the Cub Cadet UTV chassis combined with the KIMTEK MEDLITE and FIRELITE Transport …

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Nighttime fire photo with first responder vehicles.

Late Night Woods Fire

Last night the Woodstock Fire Department used its FST-204 on the department’s Polaris 6×6 on its first significant brush/shed fire in the woods. It has …

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Cowboy bucked of a bucking horse

The Answer To Equine Event And Rodeo Medical Needs

MEDLITE® Transport skid units convert many large side by side UTVs into mini-ambulances. This allows for quicker response times in large crowd events, off-road and remote …

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