Stirling Rescue

In June 2010, Stirling Rescue was retired from the service, and was replaced by a newly upgraded Stirling Pumper. Stirling Rescue has been donated to a private Motor Museum in Milang, South Australia.

Stirling Rescue in 2006 - by Steve Schueler

Stirling Rescue was responded to incidents that may have required rescue resources. These included motor vehicle accident rescue, (which comprised the majority of the rescue workload), and also domestic and industrial rescue.

The basic equipment stowed on rescue included:

  • Lukas P 620 SG Hydraulic Pump (to power hydraulic tools)
  • Lukas S 510 Hydraulic Cutters
  • Lukas SP 310 Hydraulic Spreaders (Jaws of life)
  • 2x Lukas R 420 Hydraulic Rams
  • Sawzall Reciprocating Rescue Saw
  • Stabilisation equipment
    • Wood Blocks/Wedges/Cribbing
    • Hurst H-24 Warthog Stabilisation Kit
    • FARA Side Stabilisation Device
    • Airshore Rams
  • 3 x Hurst High Pressure Airbags
  • Assorted hand, and air driven tools
  • Chainsaw
  • Electric winch
  • Assorted spinal boards and first aid equipment
  • Stokes litter
  • Generator and lighting

Road crash rescue, Ironbank Rd, Ironbank