Extreme opponents call for extreme strategies.

Rugged, steep terrain, changing winds, no water source anywhere to be found, glaring heat, unpredictable flames devouring everything in their path: What may sound like a scene from a disaster movie is actually a thoroughly real forest fire. And thus the ideal scenario for Magirus vehicles, with the many extreme capabilities they need to facing an overpowering opponent. Single-tyre all-wheel chassis variants and elastic superstructure mounting make them extremely agile off-road, robust self-protection facilities make them extremely secure – and high-performance extinguishing technology makes them extremely successful. In the future, forest fires will rage in increasingly large numbers and sizes. And with us you'll be extremely well prepared.

Magirus Press Conference 2020: off-road & forest fire-fighting solutions

Our strengths: Special forest fire-fighting vehicles.

In recent years forest fires have increased in frequency and impact; we can assume that this trend will continue with the present development towards climate change. The last few years have clearly shown that global warming leads to an increased risk of forest fires. Working together with fire brigades around the world Magirus has developed vehicles and technologies for handling this risk and optimally equipping fire brigades.

Find out more about our forest fire-fighting vehicles.

Specifications for our forest fire-fighting vehicles:

Permissible gross weight:5,5 – 18 t
Crew:1+2, 1+5, 1+8
Water tank:1,000 - 7,000 l
Pump capacity:1,000 l, 1,500 l or 2,000 l / at 10 bar
Breathin apparatus in the cab:0 to 4 units

Special solutions for unusual requirements

  • All-wheel drive

    All-wheel drive

    All-wheel drive

    In the city, in the countryside, in the wilderness: We are prepared.
    Regardless of where you're on the job: Chassis variants for fire and disaster response vehicles have to fulfil extraordinary requirements. As one of the world's leading manufacturers of industrial vehicles, IVECO offers fire brigades a special, comprehensive chassis concept.

    Planetary drive

    Planetary hub reduction axles are standard on the 4x4 chassis with full-time all-wheel drive. The unique all-wheel system increases ground clearance and reduces wear on drive components. The front axle is always engaged at the same rotation speed as the rear axle. This makes things easier for the driver, ensures secure handling on the street as well and provides more traction on changing surfaces, since the vehicle is "pulled through the curves". As an option there is a choice between twin tyres or single tyres.

Contact & Service

If you are interested in a quote or have questions about our vehicles and/or products, please use the following contact button. We will get in touch with you as soon as possible. Your address and, when applicable, your fire brigade/agency/company will helps us respond to your inquiry quickly and efficiently. Of course we will handle your data confidentially. 


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