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Vigilant Hose Company Signs for New Ambulance
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By Member Tom Ward
November 20, 2017

The Vigilant Hose Company (VHC) in partnership with the Emmitsburg Volunteer Ambulance Company (EVAC) are excited to be progressing with the merger of the two emergency service organizations. Recently with the support of EVAC the VHC signed a contract to purchase a 2018 F-550 Road Rescue Ultramedic Ambulance!

This unit to be designated as Ambulance 69 (A69) will feature several state of the art items including;
• 2018 Ford F-550 4x4 chassis
• Liquid Spring suspension
• Big Tex grille guard
• 170" Road Rescue Ultramedic module
• 74" headroom
• 100% wood-free construction, all-aluminum interior
• Road Rescue CoolBar HVAC
• Road Rescue Whisper Quiet insulation package
• Provider friendly relocated interior door handles
• Module door forward design
• Full customized exterior and interior layouts for customer specific needs
• Weldon VMux electrical system
• Interior and exterior camera monitoring
• LED warning and ground lighting in the lower crash rail
• Whelen LED M-series warning lights
• LED Chevron lighting
• LED blue floor lighting
• Zico O2 lift
• Vanner 1050 inverter
• Stryker Power Load system

The men and women of the VHC are excited to see the progress of A69's build and for a Spring 2018 delivery.

Driver side schematic
Driver side schematic
Front and Rear schematic
Front and Rear schematic

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