INCIDENT SUPPORT VEHICLE
Originally there were to be three of these curtain sided vehicles, based at
Clydebank, Dreghorn and Bellshill and they would carry the equipment off the
Foam and Salvage Tenders plus other equipment which would be palletised and
there would be a Moffat Mounty fork lift truck on the rear. The Major Incident
Vehicles funded by the Scottish Executive then came along and the ISVs seemed to
be a thing of the past.
Now the Brigade have two Incident Support Vehicles which are Boalloy Curtainsider lorries on Scania P230 4x2 chassis with Moffat Mounty fork lift trucks mounted on the rear of the vehicle. The talk is that these vehicles will be based at the Brigade Training School as Driver Training vehicles to meet the new regulations and will carry the equipment that was on the Foam Salvage Tenders and the trailers that were towed by the Road Rescue Units. When required they will be taken to the incident by BTC staff and at night the second appliance will be dropped at Cowcaddens and that crew will crew the ISVs.
Photos Incident Support Vehicle.
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