Appliances & Capability

Light Tankers x3

The Light Tanker is a versatile first response appliance designed to allow quick and easy access to fires in many situations. Due to its small size and 4×4 capabilities, the Light Tanker can negotiate terrain that larger appliances cannot.

Vehicle:

Toyota Landcruiser V8, 4.5-litre turbo diesel, 5sp Manual

Appliance:

    • Custom Built Tray and Tank with 500-600L Water Capacity
    • 1x 30 metre, 19mm Hose Reel
    • 1x British Instantaneous Coupling (BIC) Delivery and 1x BIC Tank Fill
    • 1x 40mm Camlock Suction Fitting with 5m Suction Hose

Pump:

    • Vanguard 9.0 HP 4-stroke Engine Coupled to Davey Firefighting Pump or Direct Diesel Pump (new models)
    • Remote Pump Panel in Vehicle Cab (start/stop)
    • Pump Capacity 200L/min at 7 bar

Miscellaneous:

    • Guidance & Online Resources Tablet
    • DFES UHF and Portable Radios
    • City of Wanneroo UHF
    • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) 
    • Halligan/Hooligan Tool
    • Tyre Inflation System (Compressor)

4.4 Rural

The 4.4 designation represents the carrying of 4000L and possession of 4×4 capabilities. Our 4.4 Rural can reach most locations on any given fireground and possesses a deck with 2x monitors (small water canons), making it the perfect appliance for large firegrounds with tall trees, paddocks and tracked bushland. It is a valuable appliance in terms of water provision and long reach, large scale fire suppression.

Vehicle:

Isuzu Dual Cab 4×4, 6 Cyl Diesel Engine, 6sp Manual

Appliance:

    • Custom Built Tray and Tank with 4000L Water Capacity
    • 2x Hose Reels (1x 25mm, 60m & 1x 19mm, 30m Reel)
    • 2x Monitor Stations
    • 1x 75mm Camlock Adapted Stortz Suction Hose Inlet
    • 3x BIC Deliveries and 1x BIC Tank Fill
    • 190m of BIC Layflat Hose

Pumps:

    • Power Take Off (PTO) Driven Waterous Pump (Primary)
    • Direct Feed Diesel Pump (Auxiliary)

Miscellaneous:

    • Guidance & Online Resources Tablet
    • DFES UHF & Portable Radios
    • City of Wanneroo UHF Radio
    • 2x Drip Torches
    • Dry Chemical Fire Extinguisher
    • AED & OxySok
    • Halligan/Hooligan Tool