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MAN Feuerwehr Berlin Airport
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No: 12200   Contributor: Alf van Beem   Year: 2008   Manufacturer: MAN   Country: Germany
MAN Feuerwehr Berlin Airport

At Berlin.
Picture added on 07 November 2008
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This is a Berlin HLF - Hilfeloeschfahrzeug - or rescue pumper. Berlin was one of the first cities to replace its entire pump fleet with rescue pumpers, following field trials with trucks they designed themselves. They realised that a major part of the job had become RTAs and rescues, and that serious fires were very few and far between. All Berlin city appliances have been MAN for decades. These units have a 2000 L/M pump, a 1200 liter water tank and a crew of six. Structure fires are attended by two HLFs, a TL and a command vehicle, with 16 personnel.

Added by Rob Johnson on 11 February 2011.
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