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Sapeur Pompiers Royan 17 Forest Fire pump
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No: 18994   Contributor: Jacques Peter   Year: 1988   Manufacturer: Other   Country: France
Sapeur Pompiers Royan 17 Forest Fire pump

Sapeur Pompiers Royan 17 - France
Saviem, Renault, Berliet ???
Forest fire pumper

Picture: 1988
Picture added on 31 August 2009 at 13:07
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Just got the info, this is a MOL truck, very rare in France..anybody knows??
cheers
JP

Added by Jacques PETER on 01 September 2009.
The Charente had one at Montbron (I believe unique to the SDIS Charente); Morbihan had one at Baud (which I saw in '99)and another one at Hennebont/Lorient; Maine-et-Loire had one at Chemille, with possibly some more in this area, and the other one I know of is at the Centre de Secours at Caulnes in the Cotes-d'Armor.

Added by James on 17 December 2010.
MOL is a small Belgian specialist truck manufacturer, building extreme 4X4 and 6X6 off road vehicles for oilfield, construction, road/rail and heavy transportation use, with Caterpillar diesel engines.

They are to be found in the most remote corners of the World in Africa, the Middle East and (much) further afield. The company does not mention any fire fighting applications, so this handful of units in France may have been the only ones.

They do have a Unimog like reputation for their off road abilities, but are of course much more of a super heavy duty proposition. Think of it as a Mercedes Zetros on steroids!

Added by Rob Johnson on 09 November 2017.
MOL also used Deutz engines and this photo looks suspiciously like thats whats fitted here a big fan cowl and no radiator.

Added by A.J.Alexander on 10 November 2017.
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