MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Modernization works were carried out with the participation of specialists of EMERCOM of Russia across the Kemerovo region. Firefighters developed questions equipment special fire-technical armament.
To work in the region began 64 units of road machinery on the chassis of the KAMAZ truck, converted Kemerovo experienced repair mekhzavod to extinguish local foci of natural fires.
The car is equipped with a centrifugal pump with the capacity of 16.6 liters per second. In addition to the equipment included fire equipment (2 fire sleeves, barrel RAC-50 and the barrel of the pistol type) to extinguish fires in open territories and other local fires.
In addition, capacity for the transportation of water with a volume of 9 cubic meters allows rapid transportation of water tankers for the fire departments involved in fighting fires. The volume capacity depending on model may vary from 3 to 12 cubic meters.
Also, with this car there is a possibility to refuel the aircraft be-200ES in the absence of a natural reservoir.
As noted by Alexei Shulgin, head of the Main Department of EMERCOM of Russia across the Kemerovo region, this technique will be of great help in the fight against wildfires. Fire equipment this multi-function car allows you to eliminate fire detected at an early stage or to localize it before arrival of divisions of fire protection, not allowing fire to spread over large areas.
At the moment new cars transferred to the municipalities in the region. In terms of prevention of coronavirus machines Kuzbass plant is now used for disinfection of streets and urban infrastructure.
EMERCOM of Russia organizes training of drivers of buses on the basis of fire-rescue units, where professionals will teach the skills of working with special equipment for fire fighting.
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