The Castellón Provincial Council works on the renewal and expansion of the vehicle fleet of the Provincial Firefighters Consortium since “one of the strategic lines of the provincial government led by the president, Marta Barrachina, is provide the firefighters of the consortium with the best possible means.” So the deputy responsible for the area, David Vicente, has referred to after the reception of a new vehicle destined for the Alto fire station Palancia.
The new truck purchased replaces the one that burned completely in the Bejís fire in 2022. It is a BUP truck (Bomb Heavy Urban) and has a fully equipped double cabin and adapted with seats with integration of breathing equipment autonomous. It has a tank of 3500 liters of water and 100 of foam concentrate. Likewise, the vehicle is fitted with a total of six side cabinets, rear pump system and has all the equipment necessary to cover any emergency service in whoever must intervene (hoses of various diameters, lances diverse, state-of-the-art release equipment, ventilators positive pressure, integrated LED lighting equipment with mast automatic telescopic and accessory tools and equipment in general).
As the deputy of the Firefighters Consortium has continued to explain, “We have detected the need for renewal of the current fleet of intervention vehicles and that is why the provincial government We are going to work to improve the material means necessary to that the consortium’s firefighters can act in an emergency with the best means and, therefore, with the maximum guarantees.”
About, in the assembly of the Provincial Firefighters Consortium held on 14 In September, a budget item was approved for the purchase immediate purchase of a BUL (Light Urban Pump) for the amount of 295,000 euros, “and that will allow us to continue fighting against the devastation of the fire and the protection of professionals who ensure the defense of our environment,” added David Vicente. This investment is includedin the 800,000 euros that the assembly approved and in which it was also includes payment for reinforcements for the summer prevention campaign of the fire and an item of 36,000 euros to pay pending bills of the previous provincial government team formed by PSPV and Compromís, mostly intended to pay for reparations.