Free State province receives additional transport for effective fire suppressing
Clarens team in the Free State receives state of the art multifunctional FT vehicle. The team in the Eastern part of the province is one of the busiest under the leadership of Ntate Roodney the base manager.
The vehicle joins another FT in the province that arrived late last year and is used by the Bloemfontein team. The province’s Transport Officer ,Victoria Mollo, said the FT were so advanced compared to samils. “The FTs are more specious, the crew is able to sit comfortable and the equipment can be locked inside shelves that are located on the sides of the vehicle.”
She said unlike the samil the vehicles are able to carry 3000 liters of water which is stored on the sides of the vehicle. They can be operated simultaneously. The vehicles are more advanced and are power starring.
The province has 23 vehicles, with each base allocated one, they consist of two FTs, 16 buses and five-samils.