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Battalion Chief Conversions

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Battalion Chief Conversions

Emergency Conversions Battalion Chief Conversions

Emergency Conversions Battalion Chief Conversions

The battalion chief conversions can hold a wide variety of equipment and be used for many missions. These are versatile vehicles that are used every day for normal operations of a department as well as emergency response to calls. Depending on the department, these vehicles may be used more than the fire chief vehicle. Another name used for Battalion chief is district chief.

Battalion Chief Conversions Mission

The mission of the battalion chief conversions can be numerous.  They are used for first response to emergency scenes to evaluate what type of emergency response is needed from the department.  They can also be used for access to remote locations when an apparatus may have a hard time responding, as in for searches and brush fires or searches.

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Battalion Chief Vehicles

battalion chief vehicle

battalion chief vehicle

Battalion chief vehicles can be sedans, suvs, pickups, or utility trucks.  Depending on budget, equipment needed to carry, size of employees, and fuel used will help in the decision of what type of battalion chief conversions vehicle you will need.  If you are in a city and no not rely on carrying a lot of equipment, than a sedan should be able to handle your needs.  If you need more room or would like a command cabinet, then a suv will more suit your needs.  If you need the vehicle to be diesel powered, then you will not have a current choice for an American  suv yet.  A pickup truck battalion chief vehicle is used by many departments because of the heavy duty chassis, large vehicle to carry large people with gear on, and carry heavy equipment.  With a cap on the rear, the large bed of the truck can carry a variety of clean or dirty equipment.

Battalion Chief Lights

The battalion chief lights are dependent on the mission of the vehicle.  The vehicle can have a light bar or two on the roof depending on the size of the vehicle.  It could also have a traffic directional on the rear of the vehicle.  For the front of the vehicle, the battalion chief conversions could have head light leds or flashers, grill lights  and lights in the area of the fog lights.  For intersections the custom emergency response vehicle can have lights on the front and rear fenders as well as the running board area.  For the rear of the battalion chief vehicle there can be lights on the rear roof, in the rear windows, on the rear hatch and bumper, or in the rear tail lights.

Battalion Chief Equipment

Battalion chief equipment carried in the battalion chief conversions depends on the mission of the vehicle.  The vehicle could carry fire extinguishers, SCBA self contained breathing apparatus, thermal imaging camera, air gas meter, and command accountability boards.  Some of this equipment can be mounted in a custom command cabinet in the rear of the vehicle.

Battalion Chief Graphics

The battalion chief graphics are used to tell the pubic the use of the vehicle as well as for other fire fighters at an emergency scene to know where a ranking officer is located.  These graphics can be reflective on the sides or rear and include a rear chevron.

Emergency Services SUV Conversions

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Emergency Services SUV Conversions

Emergency services SUV conversions is a wide topic of vehicles.  This can include police response and patrol vehicles, fire response vehicles, emergency medical services response vehicle as well as office of emergency management response vehicles.  These vehicles can be unmarked undercover response vehicles to a fully lighted and graphics marked vehicle depending on the mission of the vehicle.

Emergency services SUV conversions

Emergency services SUV conversions

Emergency Lights

The emergency lights installed on emergency services SUV conversions can range from a single flashing light suction cupped or mounted with Velcro to the dash to a fully converted custom emergency response vehicle with light bar, scene lights, and other perimet

er lights.  These emergency lights can be red, blue, white, amber or green.  Green is designated as incident command and would not be used as a sole responding color.  White flashing lights should be able to be turned off at the scene to avoid blinding vehicles driving past the emergency scene.

Emergency Equipment

Emergency equipment carried inside of the emergency services SUV conversions can range from police, fire, ems, HAZMAT, or emergency management equipment.  This emergency equipment can include a laptop computer mounted in the vehicle to use for database access and reports, vehicle weapon locking systems, air and gas monitoring equipment, PPE personal protection equipment, mobile radios, portable radios and chargers, flash lights and flash light chargers, hand lights and hand light chargers, SCBA, self contained breathing apparatus, turn out gear, medical supplies, and any other equipment needed to complete their assignments.

Emergency Services SUV Conversions Graphics

Emergency services SUV conversions

Emergency services SUV conversions

Vehicle graphics is a way to explain to the public and other responders what the roll of the driver and passengers of the vehicle.  Some agencies and special teams may not want to have graphics so that when they park, people will not know what type of equipment may be secured inside of the vehicle.  Another reason that emergency services SUV conversions graphics may not want to be used is so when responding to the heart of an emergency scene, they are not stopped before arriving for a lower level incident.

Emergency Services SUV Conversions Missions

There are many ways to use an SUV for emergency services.  These can be for an every day patrol and response vehicle like for a police officer, fire department supervisor, and medical first responder or medical technician for specialized response. For Police Departments these vehicles can also be used for SWAT response, K-9 dog officer response, a supervisor vehicle or inmate transfer vehicle just to name a few uses.  For fire departments these vehicles can be used as a Fire Chief responder, Battalion chief vehicle, Arson Investigator, fire inspector vehicle, as well as a utility vehicle for special responses and details when bringing a very expensive vehicle is not needed.

 

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