Units to see service in Afghanistan
December 16, 2009 – Westmore, Vermont –– KIMTEK Corporation announced a significant order of their FIRELITE units for service with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan. The company manufactured and shipped ten of their top of the line FIRELITE Transport FDH-09 skid units to fit Military Polaris and John Deere Gator 6×6 UTVs.
Built from aluminum diamond plate, aluminum tubing, and stainless steel, these rugged drop-in skids are complete fire fighting units designed for adverse operating conditions and rough terrain. They feature Davey Pumps, poly water tanks, electric rewind Hannay Reels with 100 feet of 3/4″ booster line, Scotty 4071 around the pump foam system, hose storage area, and rescue area for patient transport.
Kimtek Corporation was founded in 1984 as a research and development company dedicated to advances in life safety technology in the fire sciences. Kimtek manufactures and markets FIRELITE® and MEDLITE® Transport skid units for emergency service UTVs and pick-up trucks. More than 725 skid units are in service in 49 states and three provinces. For more information, contact Kimtek at 888-546-8358 or visit the company Web site at www.kimtekresearch.com.