Operational Vehicles

Wodonga Fire Brigade currently has four vehicles which are used for emergency response and a range of equipment to support our operational needs:

Heavy Pumper
Heavy Pumper

Type 4 Heavy Pumper

The Pumper is a primary response unit and is used to combat structural and urban fires. The Pumper is equipped with an extensive inventory of operational equipment including hoses, branches (nozzles), ladders, breathing apparatus, chemical protective suits, an electronic gas detector and other fire fighting equipment.

In 2012 Wodonga Pumper was named after our first and longest serving permanent fire fighter, SSO Ron Boland to commemerate his service to the brigade and to the Wodonga community.

Due to the specialist equipment on board, this vehicle can be responded to surrounding townships outside our normal operational area such as Kiewa, Yackandandah, Tallangatta and Albury.

Specifications:

  • Heavy Pumper Scania P320 (Mills Tui Build)
  • Scania DC9 five cylinder, 9.0 litre, turbo intercooled diesel engine.
  • Crew capacity of 5
  • Can pump up to 4000 litres per minute
  • Carries 2000 litres of water, 200 litres of B class foam.

 

2.4D Pumper Tanker

2.4D Pumper Tanker

The Pumper Tanker is a secondary response vehicle for urban incidents and a primary response vehicle for wildfire supression. The vehicle is a cross between an urban pumper and a rural tanker, hence it’s name “Pumper Tanker”.

The Pumper Tanker is equiped with operational equipment including hoses, branches, a ladder, breathing apparatus and other fire fighting equipment for the urban and rural environment.

Specifications:2.4D Pumper Tanker

  • 1998 Isuzu FTS 750 4x4 crew cab
  • Crew Capacity of 5
  • Can pump up 1800 litres per minute @ 700kpa
  • Carries 2000 litres of water, 100 litres of A class foam and 200 litres of B class foam

 


Medium Tanker

Wodonga Tanker FrontWodonga Tanker

Wodonga Tanker is another secondary response vehicle for urban incidents and a primary response vehicle for wildfire supression and strike teams. This tanker is Brigade owned but is maintained by the CFA

The Tanker is equiped with operational equipment including hoses, branches, a ladder and other fire fighting equipment for the urban and rural environment.

It also features roll over and burn over protection systems and A TFT remote control monitor with adjustable nozzle fitted to the bull bar.

Specifications: 

  • Hino GT 500 1322 cab chassis 4WD
  • Crew Capacity of 5
  • Carries 2,350 litres of water
  • 200 litres of A class foam
  • An Ultra High Pressure live hose reel fitted with an aspirating fog gun nozzle;
  • A live hose reel

 


 

HazmatHazmat

Hazmat Salvage (Hazardous Materials Incident Unit)

The Hazmat truck is owned by the Wodonga Urban Fire Brigade (co-funded by community donations) Based on a 10-tonne Mitsubishi twin-cab truck chassis, the body was custom-built by the CFA vehicle manufacturing plant in Ballarat, it is our response vehicle used at incidents where chemicals and other hazardous substances are present.

It carries hazardous material equipment including a full decontamination unit and dam. The decontamination unit contains portable showers for washing people, suits and equipment. The unit also includes a 27-inch positive pressure fan, a generator, telescopic light tower with four LED lights, four positive pressure breathing apparatus units and spare cylinders, two Resperex fully encapsulated gas suits, a wet and dry vacuum cleaner, confined space rescue equipment and intrinsically safe portable radios.

Specifications:

  • Mitsubishi 1992 FK Cab Chassis
  • Crew capacity of 5


Forward Control VehicleForward Control Vehicle

Forward Control Vehicle

Primarily used for command and control duties at local incidents and transporting crews to/from incidents, training and public relations locations. This vehicle is owned by the brigade. The FCV is also used to transfer the BA Trailer or Quick Fill Trailer to incidents.

Specifications:

  • 2013 Ford Ranger 4x4
  • Crew capacity of 5
  • Carries Forward Control equipment in the rear section