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Photos: Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services welcome Fireboat 1

By BCShippingNews 27 October 2016
Jastram's Michael Gardiner provides reports on Vancouver's newest fireboat...

Vancouver Fire and Rescue services took delivery of the first of two new VF&RS Fireboats in September during a ceremony at the North Docks on Granville Island. For the full story: http://bit.ly/2dOYH6N. Details of the Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services new, 40-foot FireStorm – Fast Attack Fireboat : LOA – 13.4 M / BOA – 4.5 M; Draft – 0.6 M / Speed – 35 knots; Engines – (2 ) Cummins 8.3; Jets – (2 ) Hamilton Jet 364; Fire Pumps – (2) Darley ZSM 3000; Potable water – 20 US gallons; Waste water – 20 US gallons; Firefighting foam – 50 US gallons; Fuel capacity – 300 US gallons; Fully equipped NFPA 1925 gear on board; 500 lb davit; Furuno TZ touch; Maretron electronics / Dual radar; Automatic direction finder; 2 – 2,000 gpm remote water guns; 2 – 1,250 gpm manual water guns; 2 – 6” land supply storz; 1 – hydrant; Head with sink; 3 patient berths; Fridge, microwave; Life raft; 660’ of 18” Oil boom on Reel

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