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KIMTEK Corporation
2163 VT Rt. 5A
Westmore, VT 05860
Contact: Randy Larson


Kimtek FIRELITE® ATV/UTV Skid Unit Build for Rugged Use
Designed for quick response in remote locations and high-traffic facilities

June 14, 2011 - Westmore, Vermont –– KIMTEK Corporation’s FIRELITE® Transport FDH-11 compact skid unit for ATV/UTVs offers a versatile, cost effective, quick response solution for remote and facility fire service use. Rugged and rust proof, this lightweight slip-in fire skid unit offers quality construction at an affordable cost.

The FIRELITE FDH-11 is constructed of bright aluminum diamond plate with an aluminum tubing subframe. The unit features a stationary 5.5 HP Darley-Davey® two stage high pressure pump with stainless steel piping and brass valves; integrated 55 or 70 gallon poly water tank with sight gauge and around the pump one inch line with shut off for water pack refill; and a Hannay series 4000 manual crank reel with 50 feet of one inch or 100 feet of 3/4 inch booster hose.

All FIRELITE units come with a rescue area to carry a stokes litter, long board or optional cross lay hose tray and a large storage section with tail gate for storing hard suction, forestry hose, nozzles, and other appliances. 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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