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KIMTEK Corporation
2163 VT Rt. 5A
Westmore, VT 05860
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Slip-in skid unit offers quick response at affordable cost

June, 2011 – Westmore, Vermont –– KIMTEK Corporation’s FIRELITE® Transport FDHP-11 compact skid unit for pick-up trucks offers a versatile, cost effective quick response solution for fire services. Rugged and rust proof, this lightweight slip-in fire skid unit offers quality construction at an affordable cost.

The FIRELITE FDHP-11 is constructed of bright aluminum diamond plate with an aluminum tubing sub-frame. The unit features a stationary Darley-Davey® two stage high pressure pump with stainless steel piping in sizes from 5.5 HP to 13 HP, some with electric start; a baffled poly water tank, with 125, 160 or 200 gallon capacity, integrated tank sight gauge and an adapter to refill water back packs in the field without starting the pump; a Scotty 4071 Around the Pump Foam System with integrated 5 gallon foam tank; and a Hannay series 4000 electric rewind reel with booster hose.

All FIRELITE units come with a rescue area to carry a stokes rescue litter, long board or optional cross lay hose tray. A large storage section with tail gate located next to the pump is available for storing hard suction, forestry hose, nozzles, and other appliances and is included in the base price. The unit is designed to be lifted by reinforced undercarriage fork lift supports or by four corner eye bolts.

KIMTEK is the largest producer and marketer of ATV/UTV specific skid units for public safety agencies in the U.S. Kimtek’s FIRELITE® fire/rescue skid units and MEDLITE® medical skid units are now in service in 49 states, four provinces in Canada, all branches of the military, in Afghanistan with the U.S. Army, the National Park Service, numerous NASCAR tracks and sporting complexes nationwide.

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. For more information, contact KIMTEK at 888-546-8358 or visit the company Web site at

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