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Summer Renault PS 140.
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No: 29324   Contributor: Lambert Arnaud   Year: 2011   Manufacturers: Renault, Sides   Country: France
Summer Renault PS 140.

This versatile vehicle is particularly prevalent in the fire stations and firefighters in Paris. It can serve both as a fire truck, ambulance light, or assistance vehicle to road accidents.
Registration : PS 140
Picture added on 02 September 2011 at 16:42
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What is an "ambulance light"? Does it transport victims to hospitals? If so, in a sitting or prone position on a stretcher?

Added by David L on 04 September 2011.
Each of the 74 stations in Paris has one or two of these. BSPP operate around 120, which run alongside both around a hundred other dedicated ambulances and more than thirty higher-capacity traditional fire pumpers.

They have the flexibility to carry one stretcher case and deliver basic life support to victims, but they are also able to tackle minor fires, with a 1000 LPM pump, small water tank, a cafs system, hook and extension ladders, two hose carts, a preconnected high pressure hose reel, BA sets and basic extrication equipment.

They have a five person crew, and are usually first due at any incident other than an EMS call, although they can be first due if a dedicated ambulance will take longer to respond.

Added by Rob Johnson on 04 October 2016.
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