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Search Rescue ATV

Advantages of UTVs for Search and Rescue

Search and rescue operations all over the United States are finding that there are many advantages to having a UTV or ATV at their disposal. …

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Fire Fight Pumps UPH

UHP Vs HP Firefighting Pumps

What are the differences between UHP & HP firefighting pumps? From skid-mounted fire fighting unit applications to larger rigs, our team at Kimtek Corporation can …

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FIRELITE Lake Patrol

Compact Vehicles For Hard-To-Reach Fires

At KIMTEK Corporation, we serve emergency responders across the country and ship worldwide. Our team works with local dealers to offer package deals on a …

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LEOLITE 503

Campus Patrol Tips For High Schools & Colleges

KIMTEK Corporation knows that the security of high schools and colleges nationwide is a priority. Security officers must be vigilant and prepared for emergencies. Here …

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Fire Brush Truck

Build A Fire Brush Truck With Skid Units

Fire departments can build their own affordable brush trucks on a pickup truck or flatbed base by installing a KIMTEK skid. As the world’s largest …

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Controlled Fire

4 Firefighter Tips For Better Controlled Burns

Managing prescribed burns are essential to fire season readiness, as fires are becoming more intense each year, and they must be done safely with the …

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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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