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24 Rural Appliance
2000L, 4WD General Purpose Appliance

Cleland 24 Rural appliance Northern 24 Rural appliance

The 24 Rural appliance, carries around 2000 litres of water and has 4 wheel drive capability. This configuration allows the standard 24 stowage to be carried


Each 24 Rural appliance carries a basic set of equipment, which may include:

  • Rubber line (Hose Reel)
  • 25 mm hose
  • 38 mm hose
  • 64 mm hose
  • 64 mm filler length
  • Suction hoses
  • A class foam
  • First Aid kit
  • Standpipe & key
  • Fire lighters
  • Rake hoe
  • Assorted extinguishers (DCP & Foam)
  • Rope
  • Knapsacks
  • GRN radio
  • GRN hand held radio
  • VHF and /or UHF handhelds
  • Stop / Slow bats
  • Safety vests
  • Traffic Cones

Additional equipment listed below may be carried, depending on individual brigade requirements:

  • Haligan tool
  • Absorbant material (for oil spills etc)
  • Chainsaw
  • Salvage sheet's
  • GPS

Please Note: The above information is provided as an example of a typical appliance of this type. Actual equipment and configuration of appliances may vary to suit requirements of the station to which it belongs.