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Mercedes ISU North Yorkshire.
Fire Engine Photos
No: 18406   Contributor: Chris Hall   Year: 1996   Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz   Country: United Kingdom
Mercedes ISU North Yorkshire.

L691GPY is an Incident Support Unit of the North Yorkshire Fire Brigade. it is seen here at Acomb on 13th April 1996, whilst on a visit with the Fire Brigade Society.
Picture added on 19 July 2009 at 14:56
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Now withdrawn, but not a bad thing, was a joke, took corners on blues at less than 20 mph and the pump that always went with it had to stop at traffic lights until it caught up ..... not ideal on a bluelight run is it ?

Added by John Johnstone on 19 July 2009.
The Vario had a GVW of only 8 tons. If the brigade loaded this high cube body with anything heavier than feathers, it would have been seriously overloaded - and slow, and dangerous!

Not the van's fault. But overloading all kinds of vehicles is it seems not an uncommon problem with quite a few fire service organizations...

Added by Rob Johnson on 22 April 2018.
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