The Light Tanker plays an important part in the Fire Services of Western Australia. In operation it is known as Gosnells LT2 (Light Water Tanker).
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.
It is capable of negotiating most situations likely to be encountered in both metropolitan and rural areas.
Based on a Toyota Landcruiser Four wheel drive (4 x 4) cab chassis powered by a 4.5 Litre turbocharged V8 diesel engine.
Bodywork and ancillary equipment constructed by Technifire 2000, Fire Fighting Vehicle Manufacturers
|Width||2.25 metres (mirror to mirror)|
|Engine||4.5 Litre turbocharged V8 Diesel|
|Fuel||90 litres Diesel|
|Transmission||5 speed manual|
|Steering||Recirculating ball with integral power assistance|
|Electrical||12-volt negative to earth|
|Pump||GAAM MK70 pump powered by HATZ 1B50 Diesel motor, with a pumping capacity of up to 450 litres per minute.|
|Water Capacity||550 Litres. Lasts for between 5 & 15 minutes, dependant on use. Low water alarm activates at 130 litre level.|
|Foam Capacity||20 Litres of BFFF (Bush Fire Fighting Foam)|
|Hose Reel||30 metres by 19mm high pressure hose, Protec 360 Branch;|