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Morita Ambulance at Fire Expo Tokyo
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No: 11867   Contributor: Jacques Peter   Year: 2008   Manufacturer: Morita   Country: Japan
Morita Ambulance at Fire Expo Tokyo

MORITA PUMPER AND AMBULANCE
PICTURE TAKEN DURING FIRE EXPO IN TOKYO, JUNE 2008
Picture added on 20 October 2008
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isthis half pump half ambulance ?

Added by Jake Caswell on 21 October 2008.
True it is half ambulance. It is also fitted with a mini fire pump for initial fire attack. This photo shows the second generation. The first generation is fitted with side doors for casualty entry and firefighting unit at its rear.

Added by Bomba Boy on 22 October 2008.
Similar concept to the unique Paris BSPP PS, but it seems quite a bit smaller...

I haven't seen anything to indicate this approach has actually been taken up by any public fire departments in Japan, except for a handful of factory fire brigades.

It is the same story in France. The SDIS run separate dedicated fire and EMS units...

Added by Rob Johnson on 31 August 2017.
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