Magirus Italia handed over the 42 turntable ladders to the top representatives of the Ministry of the Interior during a solemn ceremony at the headquarters of the Brescia Fire Department. These vehicles are part of a large order to Magirus Italia and testify the willingness of the Department of Home Affairs to use the latest firefighting technology to protect the public. The delivery includes 10 M42L-AS on Iveco S-Way, 3 M32L-AS NB on Magirus FF160 E32 low profile chassis and 29 M32L-AS on Iveco Eurocargo chassis. Magirus' modern turntable ladders offer firefighters maximum flexibility and safety with consistent reliability. As a world leader in the firefighting industry, Magirus focuses on product innovation and quality to support firefighters worldwide during their operations.
With this choice, Italy has expressed a clear commitment to the safety of its citizens, and Magirus is pleased to be part of it.
The three types of turntable ladders are equipped with state-of-the-art features, including the Magirus Single Extension technology with articulated ladder-set, an RC500 rescue cage with a capacity of 500 kg (up to five people), a stretcher support device with a maximum capacity of 270 kg, the Magirus SafetyPeak (anchor device for protection and rescue of two people) a generator with start/stop system from the main control stand, an electrically adjustable water/ foam monitor in the front of the cage, self-protection nozzles, Magirus EdgeLight safety lighting, as well a video and thermal camera in the rescue cage.
With each of these 42 vehicles, Italian firefighters acquire a highly modern and powerful tool specifically developed for the needs of the Italian National Fire Service.