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Brandweer Assen Commer R541 Watertender
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No: 7602   Contributor: Marcel Sloover   Year: 2008   Manufacturer: Commer   Country: The Netherlands
Brandweer Assen Commer R541 Watertender

This Commer 541 was built by Kronenburg in 1955. It was part of the Fire brigade Assen (The Netherlands). It has a high pressure pump with a capacity of 250 l/m, and a 1800 litres watertank.
Picture added on 22 April 2008
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Great picture Marcel, love the round corners and edges. Nice to see doors on the lockers in stead of roller shutters.

Added by Paul Warnock on 23 April 2008.
Marcel, this is a great photo, I have always been a fan of Commer trucks, there is something business-like about their cabs, I have a Dinky Toy fire engine with extending ladder that has identical cab, ,

Added by Pavel on 25 April 2008.
Marcle, could you please confirm or otherwise if this fire truck is now preserved in the Netherlands

Added by Mike Haddon on 08 March 2014.
Pavel:

The Dinky is actually a model of a Carmichael Commer water tender, which was supplied to York City Fire Brigade.

There are photos of it from both the front and rear on this site. You will notice the front cab doors are front hinged, and that the lockers, hose reels, Dennis pump and suction hose storage are all faithfully replicated on the model.

Added by Rob Johnson on 22 August 2017.
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