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Kimtek Supplies FIRELITE Transports to U.S. Army

Kimtek Firelite

Westmore, Vermont, December 16, 2009 –– Kimtek Corporation announced a significant order of their FIRELITE units for service with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan. The company manufactured and shipped ten of their top of the line FIRELITE Transport FDH-09 skid units to fit Military Polaris and John Deere Gator 6×6 UTVs.

Built from aluminum diamond plate, aluminum tubing, and stainless steel, these rugged drop-in skids are complete fire fighting units designed for adverse operating conditions and rough terrain. They feature Davey Pumps, poly tanks, electric rewind Hannay Reels with 100 feet of 3/4″ booster line, Scotty 4071 around the pump foam system, hose storage area, and rescue area for patient transport.

Polaris Ranger 6x6Kimtek Corporation was founded in 1984 as a research and development company dedicated to advances in life safety technology in the fire sciences. Kimtek manufactures and markets FIRELITE™ and MEDLITE™ Transport skid units for emergency service UTVs and pick-up trucks. More than 725 units are in service in 49 states and three provinces. For more information, contact Kimtek at 888-546-8358 or visit the company Web site at

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