Light Tanker 1

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The Light Tanker plays an important part in the Fire Services of Western Australia. In operation it is known as Gosnells LT1 (Light Water Tanker).

It is a versatile fire appliance, having the capability of being used at incidents involving wildfires, structural fires, flammable liquid fires and for transferring foam concentrate.

It is capable of negotiating most situations likely to be encountered in both metropolitan and rural areas.

Description

Based on a Toyota Landcruiser Four wheel drive (4 x 4) cab chassis powered by a six-cylinder diesel engine.

Bodywork and ancillary equipment constructed by Technifire 2000, Fire Fighting Vehicle Manufacturers.

Vehicle Specifications

Height 2.1 metres (to top of lights)
Width 1.9 metres
Length 5.34 metres
Weight 2.9 tonnes
Engine 6 Cylinder Diesel
Fuel 90 litres Diesel
Transmission 5 speed manual
Steering Recirculating ball with integral power assistance
Electrical 12-volt negative to earth
Pump Davey Centrifugal, high pressure, direct drive with a pumping capacity of up to 250 litres per minute. Delivering 120 Litres per minute at 10 Bar pressure
Water Capacity  530 Litres. Lasts for between 5 & 15 minutes, dependant on use. Low water alarm activates at 130 litre level.
Foam Capacity  20 Litres of BFFF (Bush Fire Fighting Foam) or AFFF (Aqueous Film Forming Foam) – Seasonal
Hose Reel  30 metres by 19mm high pressure hose, Protec 360 Branch;
Seating Capacity  Two