Production is nearing completion for three (3) new ambulances for the Hawaii Fire Department (HFD) with delivery expected in late June 2020.
Photos courtesy of Braun Northwest Inc.
Published By: HIRSC - Hawaii Island (Holualoa) Team
Production is near completion for three (3) new ambulances for the Hawaii Fire Department (HFD) at the Braun Northwest Inc. plant in Chehalis, Washington. Production is on target to wrap-up in late June 2020 and delivery to Hawaii Island following shortly after.
Completed Medics will look similar to one in the photos below:
These 3 HFD ambulances (medics) are expected to replace older/heavily used medics currently in service at the Waimea, Paradise Park, and Kailua Fire Stations. These units are expected to go online in July/August 2020. The current online Medics will be used as reserves once the new medics come online.
Here are some specifications on the medics in production:
Type I Ambulance - 147" Module
Mounted on 2019 (2) & 2020 (1) Ford F350 4x4 Diesel Chassis
LED Emergency Lighting
Enhanced Security Features