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.
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.
|Height||2.1 metres (to top of lights)|
|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;|