A new 8×8 firetruck – the largest in the world – might just reignite your childhood yearnings. The Falcon 8×8 was unveiled at the Dubai Intersec exhibition earlier this week. Looking like it was fresh from the Batcave, it was developed right here in the UAE by Naffco (National Fire Fighting Manufacturing FZCO).
What is the longest fire truck?
The Falcon 8×8, is an eight wheeled fiberglass behemoth that boasts around 900 horsepower.
What is the length of a fire truck?
Large fire trucks such as the tankers which carry water to the scenes of rural fires are more than 8 feet wide, 11 feet tall, 35 feet long, and weigh over 50,000 pounds when loaded. Even when operated by highly trained drivers, fire trucks can only be useful when they reach the scene of an emergency.
How many floors can a fire truck reach?
That is why they are also called Ladder Trucks. The aerial ladder reaches 100 feet in the air! That is high enough to see over very tall trees and to reach up very tall buildings. The 105 foot aerial ladder can reach 7 to 8 stories depending on the height of the stories.
How many tons is a fire truck?
Firefighters in New York City train for two weeks on Randall’s Island to learn how to drive fire trucks. Some fire trucks weigh 40 tons and are 42 feet long.
Who has the largest fire department in the world?
The Fire Department is the largest urban fire department in the world.
Tokyo Fire Department.
|Location||Ōtemachi, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan|
|Fire Chief||Toshio Andō|