The hosting costs of websites on this system have historically been covered by advertising. However changes in the way people use the internet, including ad-blocking mean that the revenues no longer cover the expenses. For this reason we will be closing this website within the next two months unless we can find a different model. If any users of the site would be interested in the possibility of taking this incredible archive or pictures and comments over including paying for hosting, please get in touch.
We use cookies to track visitor statistics and personalise adverts. This info is shared with Google. Only use the site if you agree to this. OK, I agree
Librapix Link

Fire Engines Photos

Upload a Picture About this Site | Links | Random Pic | Advanced Search Home | Latest Additions | Contributors | Visitors
 
Magirus SW2000 (LG-8095) Luneburg
Fire Engine Photos
No: 35565   Contributor: Chris Stone   Year: 2000   Manufacturer: Magirus Deutz   Country: Germany
Magirus SW2000 (LG-8095) Luneburg

A Magirus Deutz Mercur SW2000, (Schauchwagen=Hose Carrier with 2000meters of hose, and all the cuplings, lpp etc for water relay), of the Landkries Feuerwehr Luneburg at the Luneburg Area Fire Brigades Sports Day in 2000. The poles/pipes on the roof is the road bridging equipment.
Picture added on 01 August 2013 at 18:05
add commentComments:
What is road bridging equipment?

Added by Tiger on 04 August 2013.
Generally "road bridging" equipment is small ramps that allow traffic to traverse over fire hose that is laid across the roadway. They save the hose from damage and still allow the traffic to use the roadway.

Added by John Harris on 04 August 2013.
The Road Bridging equipment on these, and the old AFS hose layers, conects up to make a "bridge" for the water relay to be carried over traffic on a road. Rather than using hose ramps which most pumping appliances carry. Theres a picture of one in use in the "Green Machine" book with a bus going under it.

Added by Chris Stone on 04 August 2013.
Please add your comments about this picture using the form below.

Comments

Your Name

Your email address - this will be shown on the page and will allow the system to notify you of further comments added to this picture.
 

Magirus Deutz

Turntable ladder MagirusTurntable ladder LuxembourgMB GBFire Magirus ALP BX57BOU London FBBomberos Don Torcuato - ArgentinaBomberos Voluntarios AvellanedaLadder of Kloten FeuerwehrGran Canaria Magirus TL sideMagirus TLF16/28 (LG-AX 320) HohstorfMagirus LF8s (LG-CX 666) HohstorfMagirus RW2 (LG-205) Landkreis Luneburg
My Album Admin Login | Terms & Copyright | Try our site about Dream Cars