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Dennis DF131 Foam/Water/Emergency Tender
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No: 15066   Contributor: Graeme Beglin   Year: 2004   Manufacturer: Dennis   Country: United Arab Emirates
Dennis DF131 Foam/Water/Emergency Tender

Das Island Fire & Rescue Service Dennis DF131 Foam/Water/Emergency Tender.

Call Sign "Alpha 1"

Commissioned in August 1986.

Perkins V8 540 Diesel Engine.
Godiva GVB5300 Pump - 4500 lpm.
Foam Injection System - 297 lpm.
900 Litres Foam Capacity.
2700 Litres Water Capacity.
Skum Monitor discharge - 1600 lpm. Range +/- 45m.

Due to be replaced in 2011.
Picture added on 16 February 2009
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Thanks for sending the pictures in from Das Island Graeme, its been a pleasure seeing some real classic old Dennis appliances.
I think this photograph of the combination emergency tender is really brilliant, they all look so new having been treated so well....Thanks.

Added by Pete Matten on 18 February 2009.
Unique cab design it seems like they convert the second crew door into compartment to store equipment. Also note the driver drives at the left side, rare to see Dennis in left hand drive.

Added by Bomba Boy on 19 February 2009.
Thankyou Graham, I have really enjoyed this set of pictures, Dennis heaven and warm weather!

Added by John Stott on 19 February 2009.
Graham - is the fire brigade on DAS still operated by BP, or is there municipal input now ?

Added by Ian Moore on 19 February 2009.
Ian, the Fire Service is operated on behalf of the share holding companies, under ADMA OPCO. (BP, ADNOC, TOTAL & JODCO)

Added by Graeme Beglin on 11 March 2009.
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