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No: 16968   Contributor: Philippe Dupont   Year: 2009   Manufacturer: Nissan   Country: Spain
Nissan van Fire brigade

BOMBERS - Généralitat de Catalogne

Vehicule de Formation Incendie

Note from the editor : Please keep in mind that the language on this website is English. Anyone got a idea what the use is of this vehicle ?
Picture added on 16 May 2009 at 10:01
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Looks like a runabout Marcel, at least I hope thats all it is! Bombers sounds quite ominous!

Added by John Stott on 16 May 2009.
Bombers could be Spanish for 'Fire' whilst the use of Amber flashing lights suggests a maintenance vehicle rather than a front line appliance.
'Vehicule de formation Incendie' probably translates as 'Vehicle of the Fire Division (fire brigade)'
whilst 'Generalitat de Catalogne could be 'Council of Catalogne' perhaps a legal address.
I am certainly no professional translator, but am basing this on my megre knowledge of Latin (the root of most Western European languages)and a bit of intuitive direction. 'Bomberos' or 'Bomba' (for fire)seems to appear frequently in Latin based languages. The red stripe makes it go faster...

Added by Chris Hall Teesside. UK. on 17 May 2009.
Try driving round London with THAT written on your van!

Added by Bob on 18 May 2009.
Thankyou Mr Hall! I know that until this year only Spanish Police cars used blue lights, the fire service can now as well. As for the translation, you are close, I Googled it and it came up as fire.
As for the stripe you know my views on those!

Added by John Stott on 18 May 2009.
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