Wilmslow Fire Station Vehicle

Wilmslow Fire Station has onefront line vehicle:

Fire engine

This main fire engine has a call sign of 23P1 and will respond to all incidents.

Equipment on the fire engine

Examples of equipment carried on vehicles:

  • Various ladders, eg 13.5m ladder, roof ladder, 7m ladder and a short extension ladder

  • Two hose reels on a drum, each stretching to 60m in length

  • Environment packs for chemical and diesel spills

  • Breaking-in gear such as sledge hammers and axes to force entry into properties affected by fire

  • Breathing apparatus sets to be worn by crews when entering smoke filled areas

  • Holmatro equipment to be used at road traffic collisions to rescue people who have become trapped in vehicles

  • Height safety and water safety packs to rescue people who are struggling in water or who need rescuing from height

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Fire engine
Wilmslow fire engine