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FPT RVI Midlum 300DXI Gimaex SDIS77 2014
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No: 39788   Contributor:   Year: 2016   Manufacturer: Renault
FPT RVI Midlum 300DXI Gimaex SDIS77 2014

Tank water: 2900 liters
Tank foam: 200 liters
Tank additive: 100 liters
Pump: 2000 l/mn 15 bars
Picture added on 23 March 2016 at 16:57
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This is still pretty much the standard pumper in most areas of France, but rescue pumpers with hydraulic extrication equipment are beginning to appear in some SDIS' fleets. Note the continuing popularity of one-man hose carts. Most of these FPT also still carry hook ladders, which are actually quite widely used on a daily basis.

Added by Rob Johnson on 13 December 2016.
This SDIS is now one of those in France who have started buying Scania based fire trucks. Their new FPTs' specifications and equipment are identical to this Renault.

Like many other SDIS, they continue to operate a large fleet of separate rescue trucks for RTAs, with one assigned go every third or fourth fire station. These have standard cabs and respond along with pumpers, whose crews operate the extrication and other rescue equipment which they carry.

Added by Rob Johnson on 14 October 2017.
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