New Multifunctional Support Vehicle for the Fire Service of Middelburg-Vlissingen

Published:  12 July, 2011

The Middelburg-Vlissingen Fire Service in the Netherlands has taken delivery of a unique multi-functional truck, which combines a powder and a CAFS unit in one.

The aim was to develop a 4-person multifunctional extinguishing unit, which had to be equipped with a powder as well as a CAFS system, making this vehicle extremely suitable for compartment firefighting.

Chassis: Iveco Daily 65C18

Body: ALU-Tech BMT-body with five roller-shutters

Watertank:       700 litres

Extinguishing system 1:  _Powder kettel P-250, driven by nitrogen

Extinguishing systeem 2: DLS (Gimeax Schmitz for the international market) One Seven CAFS System.

Drive line:         PTO drive line

Attack reel: DLS One Seven attck reel with 60m One Seven hose, extendable

Ladder: Tiltable Arbo rack, engineered for the ultimate balance

GVW:                   6.500 kg

Engine capacity:         176hp

Gearbox:             Automatic six speed

Wheelbase:         3.750 mm

Cab:             Factory-built double

BA:         Three BA brackets in cab

Light mast:            Telescopic pneumatic mast, manufactured by Fireco in Italy

Body builder:        BMT Brandweer & Milieutechniek b.v, in Oss, The Netherlands

Station:                      Stromenweg in Middelburg.


With special thanks to:

Jan Lont - Product manager for BMT (Brandweer & Milieutechniek) from Oss.

Brandweerdienst stadsgewest Vlissingen-Middelburg, and especially Sjaak Vermeulen.

Pictures: Lt. Bev. Jean-Paul Heyens (Fire Service Sint-Gillis-Waas, Belgium).

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