WE JOIN FORCES A FRONTLINE CHALLENGE

NZ FIRE SERVICE - FIRE MEDICAL VEHICLE

Working collaboratively with New Zealand Fire Service and St John, we have developed a prototype dual purpose fire and medical response vehicle. This prototype is designed for use in rural and remote communities whose brigades provide a medical first response service. The vehicle is in a trial period while the concept is tested.

The Challenge

  1. COMBINING MEDICAL & FIRE

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    COMBINING MEDICAL & FIRE

    Collaborating with New Zealand Fire Service and St John.

  2. PERFORMANCE

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    PERFORMANCE

    Weight management, functionality, water volume and equipment are key aspects in the design and manufacture process for ensuring vehicle handling and performance is not compromised despite the challenging vehicle requirements.

  3. SPACE EFFICIENCY

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    SPACE EFFICIENCY

    Balancing necessary equipment and space for occupants, ensuring an optimum working environment for fire fighters.

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The Solution

A unique design and manufacture project which included everything from concept to manufacture, testing, analysis and revision.

Currently the prototype vehicle is in a 12 month trial and is being thoroughly tested to ensure it is fit for purpose.