Rescue 3 is a special service unit classified as a Rescue unit. This truck specializes in auto extrication and as a EMS support unit. Rescue 3 carries a full compliment of Holmatro Rescue Tools which are hydraulic tools that allow firefighters the ability to take a part a vehicle in a short amount of time freeing trapped patients. The truck also carries Rescue 42 stabilizing struts which when deployed stabilize a vehicle from moving while firefighters work to free the patients. In addition to these tools Rescue 3 carries all the necessary equipment to take care of patients when EMS units are not available and provide support and manpower to EMS crews when patients need to be flown to specialized facilities.
Normally, we would post a gallery of the compartment layout with all the equipment on our site. However, the Solomons Volunteer Rescue and Fire website has all the pictures setup where you click the compartment and it takes you to a picture of the compartment and a list of the equipment inside. The Solomons Volunteer Rescue and Fire is also getting museum quality replicas make of their Rescue Engine that is available for per order here.