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POD Appliance

Portable Hooklift Unit

A POD appliance (pronounced as 'POD') is a logistics container, carried on a Logistics Hooklift appliance.


PODs carry a wide range of equipment in various configurations, which may include:

  • Bulk Water Carrier
  • Staging Area Management
  • Hazmat Support

Other equipment may be carried on a POD 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.