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Medium Pumper

Medium Volume Pumper

A Medium Volume Pumper appliance carries approximately 2000 litres of water and is a two wheel drive vehicle. It has a Pumping capacity between 2838 lpm (750 gpm) and 3785 lpm (1000 gpm)

A Medium Pumper appliance is suitable for flat or undulating terrain conditions, such as built up suburban areas and is suitable for combating structure fires as well as grass, scrub and bushfires. A Pumper appliance is also used at Hazardous Materials spills and Road Crashes to provide Equipment and Water.


All Pumper appliances carry a basic set of firefighting equipment, which may include:

Other equipment may be carried on a Pumper appliance, depending on individual brigade requirements:

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.