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Saudi Arabia Water tanker
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No: 1980   Contributor: Frank van der Weerden   Year: 1998   Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz   Country: Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia Water tanker

Water tanker on a Mercedes-Benz 1924 chassis, number plate is 4387405
This unit is from Makkah (Mecca)
I have seen several of these units in Al Madinah and Makkah.
Picture added on 21 January 2007
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This tanker is the main turnout appliance and nearly all fire stations and fire post are equipped with it.This Mercedes can be seen on every middle east roads.During my 2005 hajj pilgrimage i took several shoot of Saudi Civil Defence (SCD) appliances.This include the photo of the Mercedes water tanker cabin.The SCD had are undergoing process of replacing the old Mercedes WRT with the new Mercedes Actros WRT.

Added by Bomba Boy on 22 January 2007.
Great photo, I remember seeing one of those a decade or so ago in Al Khobar. But is the chassis really 1924, or is that a model not a year #?

Added by Azolnai on 28 June 2017.
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