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​​Rescue Pump

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service currently operate standard Rescue Pumping Appliances all based on a variety of chassis marques (Volvo, Scania, MAN, Dennis and Mercedes).  All are fitted with a high-pressure two-stage main pump, which is also capable of making foam via an on-board foam system.  All appliances have two high-pressure hose reels and a set of rescue ladders.

​In addition, each vehicle has a light portable fire pump, 4 breathing apparatus sets and two spare breathing air cylinders. Other miscellaneous equipment is also carried. The appliance has the following features:

  • ​Enhanced RTC rescue equipment including vehicle stabilisation and heavy lift air bags

  • Specialist casualty stretchers

  • Casualty stabilisation and first aid equipment

  • Capacity for 1800 litres of water

  • Incorporated fire-fighting foam system to allow for improved fire-fighting functionality and reduced water usage