Operational support

The emergency support appliance can carry a range of incident support equipment.  The primary role of the appliance is to prevent environmental damage and to help with salvage operations.

Typical equipment carried includes:

  • Electrical generators
  • Heavy-duty wet vacuums
  • Submersible pumps
  • Low and high level flood lighting
  • Absorbent materials
  • Various tool kits

Operational support units carry a crew of two or three fire fighters and are based at Thetford and Fakenham fire stations.