Country Fire Authority Heavy Rescue

Project Overview

Client : Victoria Country Fire Authority

Project : Supply of Rescue Body

Field : Emergency Rescue Response


R.A. Bell teamed up with the Country Fire Authority in Victoria to introduce theRescue Unit to the fleet of vehicles, to improve its overall capacity for response to major rescue events The Rescue Truck carriesa full complement of equipment and personnelto emergency Rescue events.

Vehicle specification

Cab Chassis : Mercedes AtegoCrew Cab Chassis

GVM : 16,000Kg

Body : Fabricated steelsub frame and an aluminium extrusion body, aluminium roller shutters, drawers, shadow boards, shelves and other stowage devices to store and transportsupport equipment to incidents.

240V Generator : PTO operated 12KVA system with 6 GPO’s for equipment use

Hydraulic system : Hydraulic system for emergency tool use. Including hydraulic pump, 2x 30m reels and rescue tools.

Electrical : Class 1 system, red and blue beacons and LED’s, Standard SES radio system with PA, siren amplifier, 15000lb winch and a 4m remote operatedFireco telescopic tilt and turn light mast with 4x 100W LED’s