Spartan Emergency Response, a subsidiary of REV Group and a number one producer of fireside equipment, introduced that Toronto Hearth Companies has ordered two all-electric Vector hearth vans. (Earlier put up.) When delivered, Toronto Hearth Companies will probably be one of many first hearth departments in Canada to have totally electrical, North American-style pumper vans of their fleet. These hearth equipment have been bought by approved supplier Safetek Emergency Autos Ltd.
REV Hearth Group launched the Vector hearth truck in August 2021. Geared up with 327 kWh of automotive-grade batteries, these vans will ship the longest electrical pumping period within the trade, enabling Toronto Hearth Companies crews to perform their typical driving and pumping duties solely on electrically generated energy. As well as, the design options low battery cell placement, providing a safer, decrease heart of gravity for enhanced stability whereas working.
Toronto Hearth Companies is happy to be working with Safetek and Spartan Emergency Response on the design and supply of our first totally electrical pumper vans. These vans could have the identical performance and capabilities as our different pumper vans however will leverage modern electrical car expertise.
—Chief Matthew Pegg of Toronto Hearth Companies
Along with assembly the necessities of the CAN/ULC-S515 Normal for Car Hearth Combating Equipment and the Nationwide Hearth Safety Affiliation (NFPA) 1901 – Normal for Automotive Hearth Equipment, the Vector battery storage answer permits for a whole NFPA compliant pump check.