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Advanced Multipurpose Fire Tender Under Funds By Hon'ble Member Of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) Shri.Vinay Tendulkar.
The Advanced Multipurpose Fire Tender vehicle (AMFT) purchased under the MPLAD Rajya Sabha (MP) is provided as a replacement for the condemned Industrial Fire Tender (IFT) at Verna Fire Station. Dr. Pramod Sawant, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Government of Goa and Shri Vinay Tendulkar, Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) in presence of Shri. Ashok Menon, Director, Directorate of Fire & Emergency Services, Shri Nitin Raiker, Dy. Director (Fire), South Zone, Shri. Rajendra Haldankar, Divisional Officer, Central Zone and Shri. Ajit Kamat Assistant Divisional Officer, North Zone inaugurated the Advanced Multipurpose Fire Tender on 17/08/2019 at 14:30 hrs. at Fire Force Headquarters, St.Inez Panaji Goa.
The Advanced Multipurpose Fire Tender is built on 16 ton Ashok Leyland chassis and can accommodate 6 crew members. The crew members are provided with individual quick release seats having placement of Breathing Apparatus Set for the individual crew member. The fire fighting appliance is mounted with Godiva Pump (Imported) with output of 2000 litres per min. It is connected with Water Monitor (Variable) mounted on top of the vehicle having throw of 50 mtrs. The vehicle is also attached with 60 mtrs. High Pressure Hose Reel Hose with High Pressure Gun which gives throw of 20 mtrs. with output of 150 liters per min.
The Advanced Multipurpose Fire Tender is also equipped with a state of Art Telescopic Light Mast fitted with 4 x 1000 Watts water proof halogen lamps. The light mast can be elevated and vertically extended upto 4.5 mtrs. with remote control. The light mast can be rotated 360 degrees. The light mast is connected to permanent power supply from the heavy duty power generator mounted on chassis of the vehicle. The Advanced Multipurpose Fire Tender is also equipped with state of art Fire Fighting, Search, Rescue, Pneumatic Cutting & Breaking Equipments.
The cost of Chassis and Fabrication of Advanced Multipurpose Fire Tender alongwith Fire Fighting, Search, Rescue, Cutting & Breathing Equipments is Rs. 1,98,32,000/- + 18% GST i.e. Rs. 35,69,760/- amounting to Rs. 2,34,01,760/-.