New design of fire appliance.(Product guide)

North Wales Fire and Rescue service has taken delivery of a new design concept of fire appliance in its efforts to redesign a traditional build of appliance that meets the needs of the modern firefighter and demands of the public. The vehicle has a number of innovations that come together to give "a variety of benefits in efficiency, reliability, and the environment".

The vehicle has three main innovative features, namely a composite body construction, programmable multiplex vehicle controls and an environmentally friendly exhaust treatment system.

The body of the new fire engine is constructed independent of the chassis reducing the construction hours needed to produce an appliance. …

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