The Light Tanker is an appliance designed and built to withstand the harshest conditions, yet still provide firefighters the ability to transverse difficult terrains, and operate tight spaces were larger 4×4 appliances are unable to reach. Whilst only holding 500 Liters of water, the Light Tanker is still an important resource in remote/rural and Urban environments.
Equipped with the latest crew protection capabilities, crew welfare, and ergonomic stowage solutions whilst still maintaining its simplistic operational approach,it is known as Gosnells LT1 (Light Tanker 1).
It is a versatile fire appliance, having the capability of being used at incidents involving wildfires, structural fires, flammable liquid fires and for transferring foam concentrate.
Based on a Toyota Landcruiser Four wheel drive (4 x 4) cab chassis powered by a turbo charged 4.5L diesel engine.
Bodywork and ancillary equipment constructed by Frontline Fire Rescue Equipment, this appliance was commissioned in October 2021.
|Height||2.1 metres (to top of lights)|
|Weight||3.78 tonnes GVM Upgraded to 4.2 Tonnes)|
|Engine||4.5 Litre Turbo Diesel|
|Fuel||90 Litres Diesel|
|Transmission||5 speed manual|
|Turning Circle||14.4 metres|
|Electrical||12-volt negative to earth|
|Pump||GAAM Mark70 powered by HATZ 1B50 Air Cooled Diesel Engine – 550 L/min @ 5 bar|
|Water Capacity||500 Litres.|
|Foam Capacity||20 Litres of BFFF (Bush Fire Fighting Foam) or AFFF (Aqueous Film Forming Foam) – Seasonal|
|Hose Reel||30 metres by 19mm high pressure hose, Protec 360 Branch;|