The Current Appliance Is a SCANIA P310 Browns Body, year 2006.
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The Scania unit has two pumps, one main and one auxiliary. The appliance can hold
750 gallons of water and pump 1000 gallons per minute.
The vintage fire engine in the photo above was restored by former driver mechanic
Donal O Sullivan which was the appliance in service when he joined the Dunshaughlin
Fire Brigade. She's a 1952 Dennis F8. The first purpose built fire appliance for
The old and the new
This is an Isuzu Trooper 2.5 litre diesel.
It is used for bringing crews in and out to calls and in some cases Firemen can follow
on after the main appliance.
It is used for moving equipment around at the scene of a fire and is very useful
as a four wheel drive to transport a portable pump off road to a known water source.
The fire jeep
Below is a slide show of the arrival of our new appliance in 2006.