Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service

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Dennis Sabre/Scania Fire Appliance


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General Data


Engine
Cummins/Scania 6 cylinder diesel engine
Gearbox
Allison automatic.
Steering
Hydraulically power assisted.
Brakes
Full air pressure system.
Electrical
24 volts negative earth system. Two 12 volt 125 ampere hour batteries, 60 amp Alternator fitted.
Tyre Pressures
Dennis Sabre Front 105 PSI, Rear 80 PSI Scania Front 130 Rear 95 PSI
Capacities
Fuel tank (diesel) 125 litres
Engine oil 30 litres
Cooling system 57 litres
Power Steering 4 litres
Gearbox 27.2 litres
Water/FoamTank
1,800lt water /60lt CAFs concentrate
Fire Pump
Godiva World series/CAFs rear mounted 4,200 litres per minute 140mm suction inlet.
3 Low pressure water deliveries
1 Low pressure CAFs delivery
2 high pressure hose reels with 2 or 3 lengths of 21mm diameter hose per drum [60 or 80 meters]

General Equipment

Most fire appliances carry:

  • Self-contained breathing apparatus.
  • Lay flat hose 70mm/52mm.
  • Numerous ladders to gain height and access to depth.
  • Hydraulic cutting equipment and generators.
  • Chemical protection suits.
  • First aid equipment.
  • High pressure air lifting equipment.
  • Damage control equipment.
  • Traffic Management kit.
  • Thermal imaging equipment.
  • Gas monitoring equipment.
  • Air quality contamination kit.
  • Open water rescue kit.
  • Mobile data terminal with risk critical information such as Standard Operating Procedures and risk information.

Volvo/Bronto Combined Ladder Platform


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General Data


Engine
Volvo 6 cylinder diesel engine
Gearbox
Allison automatic.
Steering
Hydraulically power assisted.
Brakes
Full air pressure system.
Electrical
24 volts negative earth system. Two 12 volt 125 ampere hour batteries, 60 amp Alternator fitted.
Tyre Pressures
315/70 22.5
Capacities
Fuel tank (diesel) 125 litres
Engine oil 30 litres
Cooling system 50 litres
Power Steering 4 litres
Gearbox 27.2 litres
Max Reach 28 or 30 mtr [depending on model]
Fire Pump
N/A
Dimensions & Weight
See vehicle detail plate fitted inside cab on driver's side.
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