79 Schotters Road, Mernda, Victoria
03 9717 3945
info@merndacfa.com.au

Appliances

Mernda Pumper

The Pumper is the primary appliance responded to structure fires, motor vehicle incidents, rescues and other incidents due to its pumping capacity and equipment on board.

Vehicle Type: Medium Pumper
Vehicle Model: 2017 Scania P310 4 x 2
Water capacity: 2500L
Pump: Godiva Prima P1 Single Stage
Pump capacity: 4000 L/min at 1000kPa

Specialised equipment: 
– 4 Breathing Apparatus sets and Chemical Splash suits.
– Class A (50L) and Class B (200L) foam concentrate
– Hand hydraulic tool, demo saw, chemical absorbent.

Mernda Tanker

The tanker is the primary appliance responded to grass, scrub and forest fires because of it’s 4×4 capacity. It supports the Pumper to all other emergencies with Mernda.

Vehicle Type: 3.4D Tanker.
Vehicle Model: 2003 Isuzu 4 x 4
Water capacity: 3000L
Pump: GAAM Mk 325
Pump capacity: 900L/min at 700kPa

Specialised equipment: 
– 2 Breathing Apparatus Sets and Chemical Splash suits.
– Class A foam 

Mernda Rehabilitation Support

This vehicle is a new addition to the brigade and has been busy since coming online, responding to structure fires, grass and scrub fires and incidents.

Vehicle Type: Rehabilitation Unit
Vehicle Model: 2016 Mitsubishi Fuso 515 Canter
Specialised equipment:
– 2 x 2 kVA generators
– Floodlights
– Marquees
– 10 x Forearm Kooler Chairs
– Drinking water and electrolyte replacement drinks
– Health Monitoring Equipment​

Mernda FCV

This vehicle is used as a command and control platform at incidents or as crew and equipment transport.

Vehicle Type: Forward Control Vehicle (FCV)
Vehicle Model: V8 70 Series Toyota Landcruiser
Specialised equipment:
– 4×4
​- 2 x CFA Mobile Radios

Previous Mernda Fire Brigade Appliances

25.2 Tanker

This appliance served the brigade from 2010 to 2018. It was replaced with the Medium Pumper due to urban growth in Mernda and surrounding suburbs.

Vehicle Type: 25.2D Tanker
Vehicle Model: 1997 Hino 4 x 2
Water capacity: 2500L
Pump: GAAM Mk 150
Pump capacity: 450L/min at 700kPa

2.2 Tanker

This appliance served the brigade from 1988 to 2010. It was replaced with the 25.2 Tanker.

Vehicle Type: 2.2D Tanker
Vehicle Model: Isuzu 4 x 2

2.4 Tanker

This appliance served the brigade from 2010 to 2012. It was replaced with the current 3.4D Tanker.

Vehicle Type: 2.4D Tanker
Vehicle Model: Isuzu 4 x 4