Bollington Fire Station Vehicles

Bollington fire station has one front line fire engine and an animal rescue unit.

Fire engine

Fire engine

The fire engine is a Dennis Sabre. It is capable of transporting six crew members and a large amount of equipment and water.

Some of the equipment carried on our fire engine is listed below:

  • 18oo litres of water for fire fighting

  • Main pump capable of delivering 3600 litres per minute to the hoses

  • 4 different ladders, the longest being 13.5m

  • Hoses for small and larger fires

  • 5 breathing apparatus (BA) sets for wearing in smoke and heat

  • Trauma and casualty care equipment including oxygen

  • Cutting equipment for road traffic collisions (RTC)

  • Water safety equipment for rescues and firefighter safety

  • Height safety equipment for rescues and firefighter safety

  • On board computer, printer and digital communications unit

  • Environmental protection equipment

  • Equipment for dealing with hazardous materials

Animal Rescue

Animal rescue unitThe Animal Rescue unit based at Bollington is a 4x4 fully equipped with the gear required to rescue large animals.

All firefighters at Bollington are specially trained in Animal Rescue techniques and respond to incidents all over Cheshire.

Last updated: Thursday 01 June 2017

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