Most fire apparatus are based on standard models. Nowadays, a fire truck is self-propelled and can reach the emergency scene in a matter of minutes. When the first pumpers were invented, firefighters had to carry them with horses and they had to run along with them to the fire scene. Today, innovations are a great subject for firefighting organizations. They are fitted with visual and audible warnings, with communication equipment, such as mobile computing technology and with many types of tools and specialized firefighting equipment.
Various types of fire apparatus
A fire engine is specialized vehicle, which carries firefighters to the scene and provides them with the necessary equipment to minimize the damages and to solve the emergency. There are many types of fire trucks, and each of them is specialized for a certain type of emergency. Wildfires are responded by wildland fire engines, while a vehicle extraction will need a team with heavy rescue machinery. A fire truck Cyprus may vary in terms of design and functionality. In the last years, Cyprus has faced several wildfires, which forced fire departments to purchase some wildland engines, to prevent future incidents or to be more prepared when they occur.
Fire apparatus in Cyprus
The innovative fire engine provides few seats for firefighters, has a generous and very well-organized space for firefighting equipment and fire tools and it is easy to maneuver. These types of fire engines are usually called as fire truck Nicosia in Cyprus, as the capital city has specialized and innovative fire apparatus. Volkan Fire is an important producer and distributor, with a wide range of fire apparatus, such as conventional fire trucks, squints, wildland fire engines, heavy rescue machinery, pumpers, and aerial ladders. Every fire department has its own specifications. That is why, we produce customized vehicles, according to our customers’ needs and requirements.