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The squad possesses and uses an impressive array of rescue equipment covering Road Crash Rescue, Vertical Rescue , general land rescue and inland waters rescue.
The majority of funding for the acquisition, maintenance and constant upgrading of this equipment comes from the local community.
Some of our equipment:
Boat - Inflatable raft and trailer
Rescue vehicles: Isuzu 300 primary road rescue vehicle
Holden Colorado - personnel carrier and backup rescue
Nissan 4WD Vertical and off-road rescue vehicle
Enerpac hydraulic rescue tools - includes pumps, cutters, hydraulic rams, spreading tools, and jacks.
Hurst powered hydraulic rescue multi-tool .... can cut, squeeze and spread all with one operator.
Lukas mini powered Combi-tool - does the same job as the Hurst but is lighter and more portable.
Hurst Rescue Rams - a brilliant piece of equipment that has already proved its worth in helping to release trapped accident victims.
Electric reciprocating saw - can cut through metals or fibreglass .
240v powered dual saw
Air compressor which provides air for-
Enerpac Air-over-hydraulic pumps
Air-ratchet wrench and sockets
Air chisel kit
Mini air cutting wheel (for cutting fibreglass vehicles)
Lifting air bags
Compressed air cylinders
Air powered rope launcher
Tirfor winches, cables, shackles, pulleys and chains.
Petrol 240v generators and floodlights.
Windscreen removal tools
Glass protection kit
Cut-Quik attachments for chainsaws
"Stab-Fast" style stabilising equipment (manufactured by squad members)
Cribbing kit (for stabilising )
Steering wheel Airbag restraining tool
Stokes litter and Rescue board
Lifting air bags and compressed air bottle
Vertical rescue equipment includes:
Lowering and hauling systems
Crux rescue frame
Harnesses, helmets, carabiners, whaletails, ascenders, pulleys, tapes....
Steel wire slings and synthetic slings
the list keeps growing all the time...
Page updated 20/10/2017