|Equipment & Vehicles|
|Type:||Fire fighting appliance|
|Main Operator:|| International Rescue|
and commercially available
|Crew:||Up to 6|
|Appearances:|| City Of Fire|
The Fire Tender is a pod vehicle that was purchased from a firefighting equipment manufactured by International Rescue. It serves as a backup to Firefly and International Rescue's so-called fire truck. During firefighting operations, the vehicle serves as a mobile control room.
On board are heat protection suits and breathing apparatus. Environment sensors at the front of the vehicle measure temperature, pressure, and gas emissions.
Crew: up to 6
Ladder length: 26 metres
Length: 14 metres
Power: gas turbine engine
Water capacity: 2800 litres
Water pump: 8000 litres per minute from hydrants
Weight: 12 tonnes
Width: 6 metres
Cross-section (Cutaway Drawing)Edit
As far as is known, only one cutaway drawing of the fire tender (specifically International Rescue’s variant) exists. Illustrated by Graham Bleathman, it appeared in a Redan comic that was published in the 2000s.
- Main article: History of the Cutaway Drawings (Classic Thunderbirds)