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Ambulance Remount Completed
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By President John Sly
August 18, 2017

On Friday, August 18th, 2017 President Sly flew to Ohio to perform final inspection on our "newest" piece of EMS apparatus.

In May, our 2009 Ford Braun Chief XL Ambulance was sent to the Braun Manufacturing facility in Van Wert, Ohio to have a new 2016 Chevrolet chassis installed. This process of remounting the existing body onto a new chassis provided a tremendous cost savings to the Fire Company. Through the remount process, the vehicle received a full body paint job, improvements to doors, a new power load stretcher system, an upgraded electrical system, and a new front console.

The 2009 Ambulance had served us well; with more than 150,000 miles on the vehicle prior to being replaced. Each Westwood Ambulance now travels an average of 40,000 miles per year.

This vehicle will now return to service as our front-line Ambulance serving out of the Main Station on Valley Road.

New radio equipment and lettering will be completed prior to being inspected by the Pennsylvania Department of Health for certification. We expect the new ambulance to be placed into service prior to October 1st.

Units: Ambulance 44-1
 
Upon arrival at the factory, Ambulance 44-1 was prepared for inspection
Upon arrival at the factory, Ambulance 44-1 was prepared for inspection
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The new power load stretcher lift system has been installed to meet new industry standards and to prevent back injuries as a result of lifting
The new power load stretcher lift system has been installed to meet new industry standards and to prevent back injuries as a result of lifting
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An example of a remount in progress; the body is removed from the chassis and stripped down
An example of a remount in progress; the body is removed from the chassis and stripped down
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The new front center console
The new front center console
New fuel and diesel exhaust fluid ports have been added to the side of the body
New fuel and diesel exhaust fluid ports have been added to the side of the body
 
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The new Ambulance 44-1 is a result of our 2009 Braun ambulance body mounted onto a 2016 Chevrolet chassis
The new Ambulance 44-1 is a result of our 2009 Braun ambulance body mounted onto a 2016 Chevrolet chassis
 

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