MINUTEMAN RESCUE TRUCK
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Option ordering follows the same order as the Blanchat Excel price sheet.
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED OPTIONS
BLANCHAT RESTRAINT BODY HARNESS
This option includes one additional body harness for the Blanchat Restraint System.
NFPA 1906 RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT
WHEEL CHOCK SET
A set of two-wheel chocks are mounted in the rear wheel wells.
5 LB DRY CHEMICAL FIRE EXTINGUISHER
A 5 lb dry chemical fire extinguisher with 40-B:C is mounted to the bed for easy access.
REFLECTIVE TRIANGLE KIT
The reflective triangle kit comes with three (3) triangles in an easy to access container.
EXOSKELETON BRANCH DEFLECTOR
The Exoskeleton connects the front bumper to the BATROPS walkway area to help deflect brush and branches away from the chassis and Fire Attack Operational Areas. The Exoskeleton maintains full visibility from inside the chassis and is constructed of steel tubing for strength.
EXOSKELETON BRANCH DEFLECTOR WITH MESH SCREENS
Exoskeleton Branch Deflector with added mesh screens.
NFPA 1906 COMPLIANT FIRE ATTACK POSITION PACKAGE
This package includes The Blanchat Grille Guard, Exoskeleton Branch Deflector with Mesh Screens, a second harness, fourth retractor, padded seat and crosslay end covers.
ELECTRIC TIRE MONITORING SYSTEM (4 WHEELS OR 6 WHEELS)
Electric Tire Monitoring System placed in the cab.
NFPA SAFETY STICKERS
Apparatus includes NFPA safety sticker package.
35 HP PUMP
The pump can be upgraded to a Hale HPX275 with Briggs & Stratton 35 HP V-twin overhead valve engine. The pump performance is 190 GPM at 145 PSI from draft to supply two 95 GPM nozzles with 200 feet of 1-3/4 inch hose or 250 GPM at 125 PSI from draft to supply two 125 GPM nozzles with the same size hose.
24 HP PUMP
(Hale HPX200 w/Kubota 24HP diesel engine)
The FoamPro 1601 is an electronic, fully automatic, variable speed, direct injection and discharge side foam proportioning system for Class A foam. The system is accurate to within 3% of calibrated settings over the advertised operation range when installed.
FOAM INJECTION SYSTEM AROUND THE PUMP
Injects foam to all discharge lines.
CAFS ACCELERATOR CONTROLLER
The Blanchat Accelerator Controller CAFS System has a compact design which allows for easy installation on almost any application. From wildland to structure fires, the equalizer system has many benefits including: simplicity, reliability, effectiveness, flexibility and a lifetime warranty. One or two 1.5” crosslay discharges can be installed.
STAINLESS STEEL PLUMBING UPGRADE
The pressure side of the pump is all stainless steel and the valving will be brass.
TANKVISION WITH MINI SLAVE
The main indicator is installed in the pump panel with a mini slave in the cab.
4 LIGHT WATER LEVEL INDICATOR
Four LED tank status lights (green, blue, amber and red) provide bright, easy to identity indication of water status. The option also includes a mini slave.
TWO PRECONNECTED WHIPLINES IN CROSSWALK
The pump panel is plumbed for an additional whipline (yellow knobs) in the crosswalk.
2-1/2 INCH AUTO FILL
A 2-1/2-inch electric valve is configured to engage when the tank gets low and disengage when the tank is refilled when connected to a water source.
ELECTRIC PUMP PRIMER
The pump will have an electric priming system with handle installed in the bed below the pump area.
PUMP PANEL STORAGE
A storage compartment can be constructed in the pump panel to store face shields, headsets, etc.
LOWER FRONT STORAGE BOX
These boxes are located behind the BATROPS walkway, underneath the bed. They are framed into the steel structure of the bed. The box is covered with bright aluminum tread plate and includes a bright aluminum tread plate flip-down door.
LOWER REAR STORAGE BOX
This storage box set is located in the front of the rear bumper, underneath the bed. They are framed into the steel structure of the bed. The boxes include a bright aluminum tread plate flip-down door.
COVERED TOP HOSE BED
A compartment is constructed over the top hose bed with two aluminum tread flip-up doors which open to the center. A rear access flip-down door is located at the center rear of the bed.
CROSSLAY END COVERS
End covers are installed on the ends of the transverse crosslay behind the BATROPS walkway. Various types of end covers are available.
FRONT BUMPER GRILLE GUARD
The Blanchat Front Bumper Grille Guard is a custom design to fit Ford and Dodge chassis. The bumper option comes with a recessed winch box which only adds an extra seven inches from the factory front bumper.
WINCH MOUNTED IN GRILLE GUARD
An 8,000 or 12,000 lb Ramsey electric winch can be mounted in the front bumper grille guard recessed winch box. The winch is encased in the bumper assembly for protection and allows for BLESS capability.
9,000 lb. PORTABLE WINCH
A 9,000 lb Ramsey Portable Winch mounted with front and rear dual receiver tubes.
The BLESS (Blanchat Lift Emergency Stabilizing System) is a tactical approach towards stabilization and recovery in an emergency rescue scene. The BLESS requires the front bumper and winch options.
REMOTE FRONT MONITOR
The Akron Forestry monitor features an extremely rugged design ideal for brush and wildland firefighting. The monitor is mounted to the front bumper assembly and is controlled by a proportional speed joystick on the center console.
FRONT BUMPER SWEEPS
The front bumper grille guard can be fitted with ground sweeps. Options include two (2) nozzles at each outside corner or four (4) nozzles (two at each outside corner and two in the center). The electric valves are controlled by two or three independent switches in the cab.
REMOVEABLE TOW LOOP
Comes with a removeable tow loop that can be used in any 2 inch receiver hitch.
FIXED TOW LOOPS
A set of two tow loops are welded to the rear bumper which is tied to the frame of the bed.
A manual pull-out Quic-Step is attached to the rear of the apparatus for access to the top rear of the bed. The step passes NFPA slip resistance standards.
LETTERING ON DOORS
Fire department name/lettering will be provided on doors.
CHEVRON STRIPING ON THE REAR SIDE COMPARTMENTS, BUMPER & BED RAIL
Chevron striping which meets NFPA 1901 standards is applied to the side compartments, rear bumper and bed rail.
“Z” pattern striping is applied to the side of the chassis.
Stainless steel wheel simulators are applied to the exterior facing wheels of the chassis. They are easy to remove and do not require lug nut removal for installation.
Nerf bars are installed underneath the chassis doors.
NERF BARS WITH FRONT MUD FLAPS
Mud flap brackets are incorporated into the nerf bar mounting bracket and mud flaps are installed behind the chassis front wheels.
SHARKHIDE COATING PACKAGE
A clear coating that is applied to aluminum.
ELECTRIC TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM
PressurePro sensors are screwed onto the valve stems to read each tires pressure and send an RF signal alerting to low tire pressures. PressurePro sensors read tire pressure 12,343 times each day (every 7 seconds) and transmit these updated readings to the monitor.
SPARE TIRE & WHEEL (FACTORY SIZE)
Includes a spare tire and wheel.
XTREME OFFROAD PACKAGE
The Xtreme Offroad package includes four (4) Super Singles tires with a max load rating of 6,400 lbs each. These tires are mounted on steel rims, powder-coated black. The suspension is raised three inches and a leveling kit is installed. Options include: Founders 36x13.50-19.5, Toyo M608z 285/70R19.5, or Continental 335/80R20)
(Not available on B-27)
SUPER XTREME OFFROAD PACKAGE
Includes the Xtreme Offroad Package listed above as well as a Blanchat Grille Guard.
(Not available on B-27)
SPARE SUPER SINGLE TIRE & WHEEL
Spare tire and wheel balanced super single shipped loose.
TIRE REMOVAL KIT
Bottle Jack - 24" Breakover Wrench, 5" Extension and 21mm Deep 6-Point Socket
ABRASIVE ROAD PROTECTION PACKAGE
Nerf bars, black, are installed on the chassis underneath all access doors. Front mud flap brackets are incorporated into the nerf bar mounting brackets on both sides of the chassis.
ONAN GENERATOR PACKAGE
The driver’s side lower front compartment can house an Onan 5500 or 7000 watt commercial grade generator. This package is configurable with two 1500W 220V FOCUS scene lights, two 1500W 240V OPTIMUM scene lights or two 150W 240V LED PIONEER scene lights (all mounted on extenda-light poles) which are installed on each side of the bed accessible from the walkway and wired to the generator.
ELECTRIC CORD REEL
A 75-foot Hannay electric cord reel is incorporated into the truck near the hose reel at the rear of the apparatus. It is wired with its own 20A breaker. It has a two plug GFCI plug and water-resistant box. This option is only available if the unit is equipped with a generator.
AKRON JUNCTION BOX
The junction box provides easy distribution of power for all electrical needs on the fire ground. The junction box can be custom configured to meet your departments needs. It has a heavy-duty power-coated aluminum housing with large handle and internally backlit faces for visibility in dark conditions.
PORTABLE GENERATOR PACKAGE
The 2000W Honda EU2000i generator is lightweight, reliable, quiet and fuel efficient. The generator is mounted to the bed near the pump panel but is equipped with frame legs letting it stand on it's own with two light bases when removed from the bed.
500 SERIES LED PACKAGE
A quantity of 10 Whelen 500 series LED lights are installed around the apparatus: two at the rear, three on each side and two in front. These horizontal mount lights have 10 flash patterns with steady burn and synchronize capability.
500 V-SERIES LED PACKAGE
A quantity of 10 Whelen 500 V-Series LED lights are installed around the apparatus: two at the rear, three on each side and two in front. The V-Series are a combination three in one warning light, including a warning light, alley light and ground illumination light.
Two or four heavy duty lamps set on a high flood beam pattern are mounted directly to the light bar mount only (for two light package) or two on the light bar mount and two on the rear of the bed (for four light package).
Upgrade to a Howler/Rumbler siren.
DIRECTIONAL LIGHT BAR
The LED directional light bar is mounted at the rear of the bed and alerts traffic of the direction they need to follow. The signal stick has a cab-mounted control box.
THIRD BRAKE LIGHT
A center brake light is recessed into the body. This compact warning light features 14 flash patterns including steady burn and exceeds SAE specifications.
ROTO-BEAM 600 LED
This is a Whelen 600-series Rota-Beam warning light which is surface-mounted, usually on the rear of the bed. The quantity and location will depend on how many are chosen.
GOLIGHT SPOT LIGHT
A GoLight Model 2020 is permanently mounted to the vehicle where specified – commonly mounted on the light bar mount. The searchlight with directional flexibility is controlled by a dash-mount remote.
BROW 50” LIGHT
The Brow 50” Light is installed above the light bar within the Roll Over Protection Structure. On-off-high beam control switch.
AUTO EJECT & BATTERY MAINTAINER
A Newmar Auto Charge EV-20 and display with Kussmaul Auto Eject 20A/120V is installed on the truck. The maintainer will be installed on the inside of the driver side in the same location as the Auto Eject and maintainer display on the outside.
The intercom system consists of two or four Firecom wireless under-helmet headsets. The headsets have 1600 ft of line-of-sight range and have a rechargeable battery that operates for 24 hours on a full charge.
RADIO & ANTENNA INSTALLATION
Customer supplied radio and antenna installation.
A Zone Defense rear-mounted camera and 7-inch TFT-LCD digital flat screen monitor are installed on the truck. The monitor takes the place of the rear-view mirror in the cab.
AIR HOSE REEL
A 3/8 inch air hose reel is preconnected to the truck if a CAF system has been chosen. The reel is automatic spring retractable and accommodates 50 feet of air hose.
A Hannay hose reel and hose roller can be installed on the rear deck. The electric rewind button is located near the reel and the valve is located in the pump panel. Reel size is dependent upon options chosen.
SCBA BRACKET, MOUNTED IN COMPARTMENT
SPARE SCBA BOTTLE STORAGE, MOUNTED IN WHEEL WELL
SCBA BOTTLE RACK, 4 BOTTLE STORAGE
(requires lower front storage box, not available on Dodge)
ADJUSTABLE RESCUE BRACE SYSTEM WITH JACKS MOUNTED
TRAFFIC CONTROL KIT, MOUNTED
(includes 10 cones, 2 hand held signs and 2 reflective vests)
RESCUE CHAIN & J HOOK SET
POSITIVE PRESSURE VENTILATION FAN
SPANNER WRENCH SET
FLATHEAD SHOVEL WITH COMPOSITE HANDLE
SPADE HEAD SHOVEL WITH COMPOSITE HANDLE
6 FOOT WRECKING BAR
6 LB. FLAT HEAD AXE WITH COMPOSITE HANDLE
6 LB. PICK HEAD AXE WITH COMPOSITE HANDLE
8 LB. SLEDGE HAMMER MAUL W/FIBERGLASS HANDLE
MCLEOD FIRE TOOL WITH WOOD HANDLE
KWIK KUT GLASS TOOL
20 IN PRY-BAR
24 IN ROOF TOOL
10 LB. FIRE EXTINGUISHER W/MOUNTING BRACKET
20 LB. FIRE EXTINGUISHER W/MOUNTING BRACKET
2-1/2 GAL. WATER FIRE EXTINGUISHER W/MOUNTING BRACKET
3 FT. DRYWALL HOOK
60 IN FIRE RAKE WITH WOOD HANDLE
60 IN FIRE RAKE WITH HEAVY FIBERGLASS HANDLE
FIRE SWATTER WITH 60” HEAVY FIBERGLASS HANDLE
PITCH FORK, WOOD HANDLE
6 FT. TRASH HOOK
EXTENSION LADDER, MOUNTED
HAND TOOL KIT
AIR RESCUE TOOLS (only available with CAFS)
RESCUE CUTTER KIT
20V RECIPROCATING SAW KIT
HOSES & FITTINGS
1 3/4“ x 50 HOSE
2 1/2" X 25' HOSE
2 ½” x 50’ HOSE
2 ½” X 10’ HARD SUCTION HOSE
The BEAST (Blanchat External/Interior Attack Structure Tools) allows firefighters to safely make an interior attack from the outside. This eliminates having to open up a structure or enter a hostile environment, decreasing flashover risk.
The top-mount pump control panel in the BATROPS walkway is sealed to contain heat. The rear pump area is sealed by a bolt-on enclosure to contain heat around the pump, reel and plumbing. Two 25,000 BTU heaters are installed, one in the pump panel enclosure and one in the rear enclosure.