Water tender ladder

Water tender ladders are general purpose fire fighting appliances. They carry up to eight fire fighters and are typically fitted with:

  • A 2,250 litre per minute pump
  • High pressure hose reel system
  • 1,800 litre water tank
  • 110V telescopic lighting mast
  • Four breathing apparatus sets
  • Up to four ladders, including either a 10.5m ladder (water tender), or a 13.5m ladder (water tender ladder)
  • Large variety of ancillary equipment, including foam making equipment, fire fighting hose and branches, and first aid equipment
  • Most appliances carry specialist equipment, eg thermal image cameras, hydraulic rescue equipment and positive pressure ventilation fans
  • Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service currently has 33 water tenders and water tender ladders in service throughout the county