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Turntable ladder Hino Morita Hachioji
Fire Engine Photos
No: 16798   Contributor: Jacques Peter   Year: 2009   Manufacturer: Hino   Country: Japan
Turntable ladder Hino Morita Hachioji

TOKYO FIRE DEPARTMENT
TL 40M HINO - MORITA (2008)
HACHIOJI FS (9TH DISTRICT)
Picture added on 07 May 2009 at 08:29
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Hey JP, I'd love to hear a sound file of one of these turning out,,!?

Added by Pavel on 10 May 2009.
JP! Thanks for the email of sound file and vision, absolutely beauuuuutiful,,!! Music to my ears,,!!

Added by Pavel on 11 May 2009.
Marcel and Marcel, I've been sending out Jacques sound files to the converted! The sireeeeeen's send goosebumps up your spine,, not unlike TheFiremans Federal'Q ' I'm not much of a computer nerd, but, have you looked at the possibility of including sound files,,??

Added by Pavel Zaremba on 23 May 2009.
TFD operate around 80 aerial ladder towers, with one at each full time station.

The 40 meter versions are on tandem axle chassis like this, including some with rear steering axles, while the 30 meter ones have a single rear axle. These include several now quite elderly Iveco-Magirus units - just about the only imported fire trucks in Japan, except for Unimogs which are quite popular...

TFD also has a number of squirts - essentially pumpers with a boom around 15 to 20 meters long, equipped with a nozzle.

Added by Rob Johnson on 06 November 2019.
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