New fire engines to be piloted in Hampshire

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

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

​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.