Maffra Pumper

Please note this page is out of date!  We’ve recently received a new pumper from CFA – updates and photos to follow asap!

 

The Maffra Pumper is a Type 3 Pumper and constructed on a Hino FF172 Series, two wheel drive, 4 speed automatic, diesel powered crew cab chassis. The vehicle incorporates a Thompson 650 pump fitted at the rear of the appliance which is driven by the vehicle’s engine through a split shaft power take off. The pumper is fitted with a rubber mounted fibreglass body combined with a 1400 litre first aid water tank and a 200 litre foam tank.

The Maffra Pumper is a CFA issued appliance and was issued to the Maffra Fire Brigade in November 2004, after is was previously stationed at Churchill. The Pumper is the brigade’s primary attack vehicle for structure fires and can convey a crew of 6 to incidents.

Here are some features of the Maffra Pumper:

  • 1400Lt emergency tank
  • Diesel Auxiliary pump
  • 200Lt – B Class Foam Tank
  • 64mm Foam induction equipment
  • 2 x Self Contained Breathing Apparatus Sets
  • 2 x Chemical Splash Suits
  • Minor Salvage equipment (Tarps, ropes etc)
  • 8.8 metre double aluminium extension ladder
  • 4.0 metre double aluminium extension ladder
  • 64mm TFT (task force tip) pistol grip adjustable jet/fog branches
  • 2 x 38mm TFT pistol grip adjustable jet/fog branches
  • 2 x 38mm Chubb pistol grip adjustable jet/fog branches
  • Minor forcible entry equipment (axe, bolt cutters, gemmy bar, ceiling hook)
  • 2 x Fire Hydrants
  • Wheel chocks and hose ramps
  • 6 x e-flare Emergency beacons
  • Assorted fire extinguishers (water, dry chemical, CO2, foam)
  • 64mm hose monitor (holder)
  • 64mm Luxford Fog Branch with elbow
  • other assorted 38mm & 64mm branches and ‘Y’ pieces

For more information, contact the Maffra Fire Brigade.

For Photos, go to the photo gallery.