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West Sussex FRS Mercedes HRU
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No: 4655   Contributor: Pete Matten   Year: 2007   Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz   Country: United Kingdom
West Sussex FRS Mercedes HRU

1994 Mercedes Benz 1124 Heavy Rescue Unit based at Worthing Fire Station.This is the current type of rescue unit used in the brigade today.The bodywork is by John Dennis,and is equipped with a hi-ab crane,air bags,cutting gear,and many other items for all types of emergencies.
Picture added on 17 November 2007
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hi pete just to let you know this appliance is soon to be replaced in early 2009 by a new scania 4x2 p270 truck with john dennis bodywork which is in build as you read this again it will have hiab crane on the back there are placing all 3 hrts( heavy rescue tenders ) with the newer p -reg one from crawley being kept as a reserve as they dont have a reserve hrt and have to use a transit van when one goes off the run will keep you up dated calvin

Added by Calvin Fox on 02 January 2009.
Calvin, thanks for that information, I was aware middle of 2008 they were being
replaced in 2009 but the delay was the brigade was unsure at that time who
they wanted to build the bodywork.I'm glad to see thats been sorted out now
and JDC have got the contract.....Pete.

Added by Pete Matten on 02 January 2009.
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