0091-Fire brigade

Unmanned to 32 meters

New platform rises unmanned to 32 meters


TIEL – If you raging inferno and makes the blaze a scorching heat, you’d rather not be in the toxic smoke. With the latest platform to battle fires in Tiel, it is not necessary any more. The vehicle can in fact be operated from the ground. “The extinguishing jet, cameras, lamps; everything is remotely useful”, says René Prongs of the fire. “If it is not necessary, you do not need unnecessary people to work in a dangerous place. “

Patrick Fielder teaches as vehicle driver 10 device drivers and instructs 8 device vehicle handlers how to work with the device. If all of them on November 11 have completed their training, the old car can be sold.

20 tons
The new Austrian-built platform with a chassis of Volvo, Mercedes replaces who did more than 16 years of service in Tiel. The new platform weighs 20 tons and cost nearly 700,000 euros.

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