First responders have expanded options with new UTV/skid unit combination
ORLEANS, VT; September, 2016— In its continued expansion into side-by-side utility vehicles, the newly introduced Honda Pioneer 1000-3 readily accommodates the Kimtek MEDLITE and FIRELITE skid units. The Honda Pioneer 1000-3 has a cargo bed capacity of 1,000 pounds, allowing enough capacity to carry most of the UTV skid units KIMTEK currently offers.
A Useful Combination
With its modular, slide-in design and numerous adaptability features, Kimtek’s MEDLITE and FIRELITE Transport skid units can be installed in the Honda Pioneer 1000-3 cargo bed in just minutes. The MEDLITE and FIRELITE’s included tie-down system attaches to the Honda’s integrated tie-downs already located in the cargo bed for fast, simple installation. With MEDLITES offering a place for an attendant and a patient and the FIRELITES offering up to 70 gallons of water and patient transport area, these combinations give first responders a powerful tool for off-road fire and rescue, wildland search and rescue, large event response, lifeguard operations, industrial fire and medical response, and many more field applications for police, fire, and EMS response agencies.
For more information about Kimtek’s full line of MEDLITE and FIRELITE Transport skid units, please visit www.kimtekresearch.com. More information on Honda Pioneer 1000-3 is available at www.honda.com.
About KIMTEK Corporation
KIMTEK is the largest producer and marketer of ATV/UTV/Compact pickup truck-specific skid units for public safety agencies in the U.S. Custom designed for off-road emergency service vehicles, KIMTEK’s slide-in fire and rescue skid units and MEDLITE medical skid units are now in service in all fifty states, the Department of the Interior, the National Park Service, and the U.S. Forest Service, as well as with U.S. Embassies, the Department of Defense, and all branches of the U.S. Military. A certified GSA contractor, KIMTEK transport skid units are also widely used in first response for large industrial plants, mining operations, and for seashore, sports stadium, racetrack, and other recreational venues.
KIMTEK Corporation was founded in 1984 as a research and development company dedicated to advances in life safety technology in the fire sciences. For more information, please contact KIMTEK at 888-546-8358 or visit the company’s website at www.kimtekresearch.com.