EMS-2 Mass Casualty Pod Trucks
The Department maintains and operates a 2009 Chevrolet Kodiak 4X4 crew cab truck equipped with a Stellar lift system to transport pods up to 12 feet in length. The truck has a pod that is loaded with specialized equipment to treat up to 60 patients. The truck is capable of utilizing other types of pods including flat beds, dump bodies, or the County’s 35 KVA generator. The truck was purchased as part of a Southeastern Pennsylvania Regional Task Force project that gives the five county region the capability to treat up to 1,000 patients. The truck is equipped with both county and state 800 MHz voice radios to ensure interoperable communications.