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Gran Canaria IVECO RT GC1778AN
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No: 35890   Contributor: Chris Stone   Year: 1997   Manufacturer: Iveco   Country: Spain
Gran Canaria IVECO RT GC1778AN

IVECO 120-19/Magirus (RW2) Rescue Tender GC1778AN of Las Palmas Bomberos seen showing the offside stowage outside Las Palmas Fire Station in 1997
Picture added on 28 August 2013 at 09:29
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Does the RW2 designation mean that this was bought from a German fire service?

Added by Rob Johnson on 29 August 2013.
No it was brand new but to the German Spec for a RW2 ie a medium Rescue Tender, same as the Mercedes Water Tender's they were new to Gran Canaria but to the geman TLF 16 specs.(Least that's what I was told at the time).

Added by Chris Stone on 29 August 2013.
Thanks Chris - I was in Madrid recently and it seems the Spanish fire services tend to follow German practice a lot, especially when it comes to apparatus soecifications and operational SOPs.

Added by Rob Johnson on 30 August 2013.
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