Athelstone Brigade Appliances

Athelstone QRV
Athelstone QRV

Athelstone QRV is a Landrover Defender based appliance. It carries around 400 litres of water. Athelstone QRV is fitted with additional radios, and can be used as a command vehicle, should it be required. This appliance is also fitted with a small crane, which enables it to be used as support for Water bombing operations. This appliance travels statewide to assist in support functions for Water bombing operations.

Athelstone A34P
Athelstone A34P

Athelstone A34P (pronounced Alpha 34 P) was delivered in August 2012, replacing Athelstone 24P

It is based on an Isuzu FTS800 crew Chassis, is 4 wheel drive, and carries 3000 litres of water.

This appliance can be utilised in both rural and urban applications. This appliance carries four Breathing apparatus sets, a GPS, a chainsaw and Hazmat equipment – protective suits and clean up equipment for dealing with hazardous materials spills.

Athelstone 34P
Athelstone 34P

Athelstone 34P is based on an Isuzu FTS750 Crew chassis, carries 3000 litres of water and is 4 wheel drive. It can be used in both rural and urban applications. It carries four breathing apparatus sets, Road Crash Rescue equipment, medical oxygen ad a Stokes Litter rescue stretcher.

Athelstone Tanker
Athelstone Tanker

Athelstone Tanker is a Hino based water tanker, which carries around 6500 litres of water. It also carries a floating collar dam.

The Tanker is used in areas where there is no mains, or other water, and water needs to be brought from a water source some distance way, to fire appliances working at a fire, or other incident.

Athelstone Tanker is also fitted with a GPS unit.

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