Magirus delivers 67 Light Forestry Vehicles to Bulgaria

Published:  03 March, 2014

A second delivery of 67 medium Forestry Vehicles will follow in March under a contract worth 16 million Euros.

The Light Forestry Vehicles, Class L, Category 3 were delivered during a handover ceremony in Sophia.

Based on an Iveco Daily chassis, Magirus created a vehicle with offroad mobility.

A symbolic key was given to Iskra Mihaylova, Minister of Environment and Water, in front of the ambassador of Germany in Bulgaria, Matthias Hoepfner, and Magirus CEO Antonio Benedetti.

The new fire trucks have been financed by a natinal program (Environment 2007 – 2013) under the category: ‘Technical provision of the operative structures GDPBZN - Ministry of Interior MoI for firefighting against forest fires’.


  • Chassis: 4x4, single cabin, single tires, 170 HP, GVW 5.5 ton, wheelbase 3400 mm
  • Superstructure: Balefire Body
  • Pump: 1000 L water, 100 L foam,
  • Magirus Portable Pump TS 10 with primatic priming system,
  • Pump & Roll capability,
  • Hose reel with hose and branch pipe,
  • Sprinkler self-protection system for cabin and superstructure and tires,
  • Foam admixing system,
  • Protection grids for the beacons.

  • Operation Florian

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