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Two “Brutus” were recently supplied to the Zanzibar Civil Aviation Authority at Abeid Amani Karume International Airport based on Scania P460CB 6x6 HHZ chassis with a 5,500 mm wheelbase, a 460 hp Euro 5 diesel engine and a Scania CP28 double cabin. The trucks carry 12,500 litres of water, 1,500 litres of foam plus 300 kg DCP. Fire engineering consists of a Godiva GVB pump, an Elkhart Brass Cobra EXM remote roof mounted monitor and an Elkhart Brass Sidewinder EXM bumper turret.

Fire Raiders Limited – Proudly African, South African born and bred

Fire Raiders manufacture a comprehensive range of fire-fighting and crash rescue vehicles innovatively designed to meet the specific requirements of the unique African fire and rescue vehicle market. Additionally they are key agents for the supply of some of the worlds best known fire-fighting and crash-rescue apparatus including Bronto Skylift, Godiva, Hale, Holmatro and Williams Fire & Hazard Control.

Through their Strategic Alliance Partnerships (SAP), Fire Raiders partners with local suppliers to strengthen local content and to empower service providers; as well as bringing stability to the market.

This striking Volvo FMX 440 6x6 Brutus ARFF vehicle was supplied to the the Debswana Diamond Company in Botswana. It has a 440 hp diesel engine, I-Shift automated manual transmission and a Volvo crew-cabin accommodating the driver + 5 crew. This variant carries 8,000 litres of water, 1000 litres of foam plus 135 kg DCP.

This striking Volvo FMX 440 6×6 Brutus ARFF vehicle was supplied to the the Debswana Diamond Company in Botswana. It has a 440 hp diesel engine, I-Shift automated manual transmission and a Volvo crew-cabin accommodating the driver + 5 crew. This variant carries 8,000 litres of water, 1000 litres of foam plus 135 kg DCP.

Their comprehensive range of South African built fire-engines include the Destroyer, Interceptor, Spartan, Warrior and Wolf ranges of pumping appliances, Terminator water tankers, Trojan bush pumpers, Centurion industrial fire-fighting vehicles and their flagship Brutus range of commercial chassis based airport rescue and fire-fighting vehicles.

Their flagship commercial chassis based Brutus aircraft rescue and fire-fighting vehicle aptly named after Mr Marc Brutus a retired Chief Airport Fire Officer at the Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority (who received the prototype model) is available on a range of international chassis brands. The Brutus is offered with various crew cabin configurations, fire-engineering options to meet the customers exact requirements and a premium top hamper manufactured in GRP with integral tanks, or a modular all aluminium construction.

Two “Brutus” were recently supplied to the Zanzibar Civil Aviation Authority at Abeid Amani Karume International Airport based on Scania P460CB 6x6 HHZ chassis with a 5,500 mm wheelbase, a 460 hp Euro 5 diesel engine and a Scania CP28 double cabin. The trucks carry 12,500 litres of water, 1,500 litres of foam plus 300 kg DCP. Fire engineering consists of a Godiva GVB pump, an Elkhart Brass Cobra EXM remote roof mounted monitor and an Elkhart Brass Sidewinder EXM bumper turret.

Two “Brutus” were recently supplied to the Zanzibar Civil Aviation Authority at Abeid Amani Karume International Airport based on Scania P460CB 6×6 HHZ chassis with a 5,500 mm wheelbase, a 460 hp Euro 5 diesel engine and a Scania CP28 double cabin. The trucks carry 12,500 litres of water, 1,500 litres of foam plus 300 kg DCP. Fire engineering consists of a Godiva GVB pump, an Elkhart Brass Cobra EXM remote roof mounted monitor and an Elkhart Brass Sidewinder EXM bumper turret.

The Brutus is available with an extensive list of innovative options and engineered for the maximum frontline operational life in the most extreme weather conditions. Every completed Brutus ARFF vehicle is thoroughly proof tested at the Gerotek Test Facility in Pretoria prior to delivery to the customer. The Brutus range continues to go from strength to strength with multi vehicle deliveries in 2017 to Zanzibar, Mthatha and North West Province.

Brutus ARFF vehicles meet all current ICAO and NFPA requirements.

For more information, go to www.fireraiders.co.za

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