New fire engines to be piloted in Hampshire

A NEW fire engine is being piloted on the county's roads which intends to enable crews to respond to incidents more quickly.

Friday, 16th December 2016, 6:00 am
Updated Saturday, 17th December 2016, 9:41 am

​The first response capability vehicle is will be tested in Gosport, as well as Alton and Winchester, where it will be evaluated by firefighters.

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​The engine will be more manoeuvrable on the roads and fitted with equipment, such as thermal imaging cameras, the immediate emergency care pack and ultra-high pressure lance.