Shoreham Airport Fire 2.
Shoreham Airport in West Sussex operate this Carmichael TACR2 Commando Rangerover 6x6 as their Fire 2.The vehicle(ex-Royal Navy)is driven by a V8 3.5 litre petrol engine.All three axles are driven giving the vehicle good off road capabilities.Its use is that of a fast response/primary knock down appliance.
Fitted with a Godiva UFPX656/8 Fire pump the vehicle carries 900 litres of pre-mixed 6% FFFP.Two sidelines are available,each fitted with one 30mtr x 38mm diameter length of hose flaked in the two side lockers.The vehicle also carries bolt croppers,crowbar,aircraft axe,three section ladder,G-P line,first aid kit,extinguishers,tool box,etc.
Photographed in August 2009.
Picture added on 02 January 2011 at 17:37