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Chassis Type

The first step is usually determining what chassis you would like to mount your body on.

Light Rescue Chassis

Ward Apparatus can provide Rescue Chassis from the following suppliers:

Ford, RAM, Chevrolet, International MD

For body length up to 15'

Commercial Chassis

Ward Apparatus can provide Medium Duty Commercial Chassis from the following suppliers:

International, Freightliner, Kenworth, Peterbilt

Custom Chassis

Ward Apparatus offers custom chassis from Spartan and HME.

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Chassis 2WD or 4WD Drivetrain

4x2 (2WD)
4x4 (4WD)
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Chassis Cab Type

2 Door Standard Cab
4 Door Crew Cab
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Body Type


Rugged, economical quick attack. Aluminum body design provides high load capacity and up to 425 gallons of water.

Available as a 9' body only.

Super Squad

Quick response on a single rear wheel chassis. Highly maneuverable with aluminum body providing over 2,000# of reserve capacity.

Available as a 9' body only.

Quick Attack/Urban Interface

Center deck water/pump skid with up to 425 gallons of water and additional rescue tool storage areas.

Walk-Around Rescue

Ward Apparatus dedicated super-structure enables custom layout of interior compartments for maximum storage.

Crew-Forward Rescue

For sitting up to (3) and major rescue tool storage capability.

Water Rescue

This rescue body is built for the water! Options include:

Crew Forward Compartment for Crew Transport and Changing Area

Scene Commander Crane

Roof Boat Storage

Boat Motor Storage

Custom Design

It's not all fire apparatus at Ward Apparatus. If you can imagine it, we can build it!

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Body Length

9' Super Squad

9-foot body


10-foot body


12-foot body


14-foot body


16-foot body

Requires a commercial or custom chassis.


18-foot body

Requires a commercial or custom chassis.


20-foot body

Requires a commercial or custom chassis.

Longer Than 20'

Body length > 20'

Requires a commercial or custom chassis.

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Compartment Door Style

Roll-Up Doors

Most popular option among rescue vehicles is the standard roll-up door to protect your equipment

Slam-Shut Doors

Very popular on Maintainer service bodies, many departments like the option of hinged compartment doors rather than roll-up.

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With our truly customized design, there is a seemingly endless list of options and accessories to add to your body. Here are some popular options to get the conversation started!


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Adjustable Shelving

Arrange your compartment just the way you like it with adjustable shelving. Various sizes available.

Roll-Out Trays

Access your equipment quickly with these trays, which also angle down when extended.

Slide-out Tool Board

Slide-out tool boards for vertical equipment mounting.

Backboard Storage

Ward Apparatus creates space! Stokes basket and backboard storage compartment are available.

Airbag Storage

Custom designed airbag storage

Dualock Drawer Sets

Ward Apparatus's DuaLock Aluminum Drawer Sets are an innovation in organization. They lock in AND out and can be customized to the size of your compartment.

Emergency Lighting

Warning and lighting systems by Federal Signal, Whelen, Tomar, and others available.

Telescoping Scene Lights

Mounted on the outside of your vehicle, these lights will rotate and adjust to the height you need to illuminate the scene.

Light Tower

Light towers available from Will-Burt and Command Light.

Rear Traffic Advisor

Multiple vendor options available

Scene Commander Crane

For Rescue operations and/or boat employment. Includes remote control 40,000 lumen scene light, scene camera.

Water Rescue Boat Storage

Roof mounted boat storage with enclosed front and side walls, ladder to roof access.

Water Rescue Boat Motor Storage

Compartment mounted storage and power deployment of boat motor.


Portable and permanent mount PTO-driven generators.


A variety of reels are available to mount electrical cords or small hoses. They make for easy use and return for storage.

Pressurized Storage System

Keep dust & moisture away from your equipment with this patented compartment system.

Permanent Mount Winch

Ratings up to 16,500 lbs

Portable Winch with Side Mount Receivers

Portable winch with receivers each side of truck in addition to front and rear.

Safety Back-up Camera

Improve visibility to the rear with a back-up camera. Video monitor will be mounted in the cab.

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Chassis OEM Color


Chassis 2-Tone

Chassis to be painted 2-tone

Custom Fleet Color

Ward Apparatus can match any department's paint color.


Ward Apparatus can match the YELLOW color you need



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Project Summary

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