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Central Scotland Rescue Truck
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No: 1022   Contributor: Archie McKinnon   Year: 2006   Manufacturer: Volvo   Country: United Kingdom
Central Scotland Rescue Truck

V798 OLS, Volvo FL618 Emergency One, Rescue Truck. Stationed at Alloa Fire Station.
Picture added on 11 July 2006
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Central Scotland, United Kingdom
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It is a Specialist Support Unit (SSU) not a Rescue Truck

Added by A LFC from CSFRS/CSFB on 15 July 2006.
Perhaps someone can tell me what the difference is between a SSU and a Rescue Truck ???

Added by Marcel Sloover on 17 July 2006.
just a different name that i believe only CSFRS use.

Added by A LFC from CSFRS/CSFB on 18 July 2006.
This is equipped with heavy cutting and lifting equipment, rope rescue equipment, the quad-pod, inflatable walkways, lighting units and it also has a Hi-Ab crane on the rear. It gets sent to special service calls in the Central Scotland Fire Service Area.


Added by Nathan Smith on 19 July 2006.
The reg plate described is also wrong it should be V798FLS

Added by A LFC from CSFRS/CSFB on 20 July 2006.
And in the Netherlands we call it Rescue trucks :-)

Added by Marcel Sloover on 20 July 2006.
Its smart

Added by Butter on 03 November 2006.
now i think that is the smartest s.s.u i have ever seen and since I'm in the fire cadets i want too work on this vehicle

Added by Zander on 18 February 2008.
Just to clear it up here this used to be designated as a SSU (Specialist Support Unit), but in 2006 it was redesignated as a RT (Rescue Tender)

Added by Jake Sutton on 18 February 2008.
is this the replace ment for the merc

Added by Rich(larbert fire cadets) on 25 October 2008.
I have met the watch manager and the crew, they call it a Rescue Tender.

Added by Conroy on 17 April 2010.
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