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Chek Lap Kok Dennis HP Hong Kong
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No: 2797   Contributor: K9   Year: 2003   Manufacturer: Dennis   Country: Hong Kong
Chek Lap Kok Dennis HP Hong Kong

Hong Kong FSD Chek Lap Kok Fire Station owns this HP. At this time they crews are conducting morning appliance inspection. As you see the fireman at the rear are raising its boom.
Picture added on 24 April 2007
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Good !

Added by Terence Lung on 12 August 2007.
The 50 or 55 foot snorkel combined with a standard pump appliance was a short-lived idea.

I know of no fire service anywhere who replaced them with more of the same types of units.

They were heavy, relatively slow, had a high center of gravity, and had a quite restricted operating range. Like the more recently introduced and even bigger CARP appliances, they offered more compromises than practical usefulness.

Added by Rob Johnson on 25 July 2017.
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