Stirling Pumper

Stirling Pumper

Stirling Pumper near side in 2011

Stirling Pumper (STRL PUMP R) is the brigade’s primary structural and road crash response vehicle.

The appliance is equipped to allow fire fighters to deal with the urban based incidents like domestic and commercial structure fires, vehicle fires, vehicle accidents and other rescue situations. It can also provide a rural backup given the urban/rural interface in our response area.

Stirling Pumper is the brigade’s primary pumping appliance, it carries 2000 litres of water, and 64 and 38 mm hose.

The pump is a 2 stage Darley rated at 1,000 gpm, 4 inlets / 4 outlets with 2 x 90 m HP hose lines.

The equipment carried on pumper includes:

  • Breathing Apparatus (4 sets and spare cylinders)
  • High Pressure hose lines (2 x 90 m hose reels on each side)
  • 64 mm layflat
  • 38 mm layflat
  • 25 mm layflat hose
  • Standpipe and key
  • Suction hose (both 64mm and 100mm)
  • A & B class Foam (Including Alcohol resistant foam)
  • Extinguishers (Powder, Foam and CO2)
  • First Aid kit

    Stirling Pumper

    Stirling Pumper (Pumper – Rescue)

  • GRN Radios
  • VHF and GRN handheld radios
  • Rescue Rope
  • Stop / Slow bats
  • Safety vests
  • Traffic Cones
  • Salvage Sheets
  • Halligan tool
  • Ceiling pike
  • Trauma Teddy
  • Absorbent material (for oil spills etc)
  • Positive Pressure Ventilation fan (petrol)
  • Blower (hand held petrol)
  • Lighting (battery powered LED)
  • Gas detector (Micro5 PID)
  • Thermal Imaging Camera

The rescue equipment carried includes:

Hydraulics Locker

Hydraulics Locker

  • Lukas P 620 SG Hydraulic Pump (to power hydraulic tools)
  • Lukas S 510 Hydraulic Cutters
  • Lukas SP 310 Hydraulic Spreaders (Jaws of life)
  • 2 x Lukas R420 Rams (short)
  • 1 x Lukas R424 Ram (long)
  • Reciprocating saw (Milwaukee 28V Sawzall)
  • Stabilisation equipment
    • Wood blocks / Wedges / Cribbing / Wheel chocks
    • StabFast system
    • FARA Side Stabilisation
  • 3 x Hurst High Pressure Airbags
  • Assorted hand, and air driven tools
  • Chainsaw
  • Disc Cutter (Stihl TS 400)
  • Winch (Warn M1200 bulbar-mounted)
  • Assorted spinal boards and first aid equipment
  • Stokes litter