Hydraulic platforms - Municipal fire

The wide-ranging experience from many different clients and superior safety standards, have helped us to build and maintain a flexible and customer-oriented service policy. As our partner, you can expect us to identify and understand your specific needs and to fulfil them with customized solutions. The in-house manufacturing and the advanced modularity allows countless variations based on your expectations and regional regulations.

Benefits at every stage of operation

Bronto Skylift aerial applications can be mounted onto any commercial truck chassis. Because time is of the essence in saving lives and properties, Bronto Skylift designs are compact and quick to manoeuvre in ordinary traffic and streets to get to the destination quickly.

At the emergency site, the vehicle can be quickly moved into place, in order to get the best access to the target. Due to the latest technology, setting up the equipment will be smooth and fast without any special preparations. Even the highest 112-meter unit is up and functional within minutes.

The rescuing and fire fighting operations are supported by the optimal height-to-weight ratio and superior vertical and horizontal outreaches at all heights. This also enables the rescue operators to fully benefit from the efficient extinguishing and rescuing capacities.

With Bronto Skylift, you can have your vehicle equipped with the largest rescue cages available. A spacious rescue cage with customized features facilitates the fire fighters’ work during operation. The high maximum load safely supports a larger number of people in the rescue cage. The rescue cages can also be equipped with accessories such as a wheelchair or stretcher, to provide additional assistance when rescuing elderly or injured persons.

Services

With us, you can maintain and develop your fire fighting and rescue capacity with a long-term perspective. We are ready to ensure the availability your fire appliances with comprehensive lifecycle support. Our service offering includes versatile training possibilities, remote product and operator support, service visits and inspections, modernizations, repairs and spare parts availability for at least 25 years. 

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PRODUCTS for municipal fire

We offer a wide range of truck mounted hydraulic platforms:

Fire backgroud
XR aerial platforms
The FL 45 XR and FL 60 XR provide municipal fire brigades with versatile usability and effective outreach. With its 26.5-meter outreach, the FL 45 XR represents the best performance of the 40+ meter units available. Additionally, the FL 60 XR unit is the highest aerial platform in the world with ladders providing an outreach of 31.5 meters. The transportation length of FL 60 XR is under 12 meters, so it meets general international regulations.
RLX aerial platforms
The RLX, or Rescue Ladder eXtra versatile, range represents the most advanced level of today’s aerial ladder platforms. Capabilities of the basic rescue cage and ladder can be enhanced with several additional features.
RPX aerial platforms
The RPX range is the cousin of the RLX range, with all the same features but no ladder. The telescopic cage boom and spacious rescue cage facilitate the fire-fighters’ work.
HLA articulated aerial platforms
The HLA, or High Level Articulated aerial platform, range represents the ultimate in high-rise rescue and firefighting capability for fire brigades in urban environments. It includes the world’s highest truck-mounted aerial platform with a rescue height of 112 meters.
F 32 TLK telescopic aerial ladder platform
Aerial ladder platform
The F 32 TLK is a compact and easily maneuverable unit for an array of rescue and firefighting missions. This unit challenges conventional ladder vehicles and outperforms them as a significantly more efficient and versatile choice.
Allrounder fire trucks
The Allrounder® vehicle serves the different needs of rural fire brigades and city sub-stations. This concept allows all the conventional aerial capabilities to be added to those of a conventional fire truck, which creates a significantly more versatile unit.

Options for municipal fire

Aerial Training Simulator

Bronto’s aerial training simulator offers an engaging way to get virtually hands-on in manoeuvring and controlling a Bronto aerial platform. The application includes a complete Bronto+ control system and panels with authentic movements and functions.

A wide range of training situations in realistic virtual city environments

  • Numerous operating viewing angles
  • Instant feedback with reporting
  • Customized tracks and targets as an option for highest rescue readiness

B-LRF Laser Rangefinder

The B-LRF Laser Rangefinder is a compact measuring device using laser technology to measure distance. The data from the Bronto Laser Rangefinder aids in the pre-planning of unit positioning. It is compatible with all Bronto units with Bronto+ control systems. Positioning the unit may also be efficiently supported by outrigger led-lights which enable a fast space evaluation.

  • Measures the distance between the target and the aerial platform
  • Small and easy-to-use hand-held computer
  • Convenient display for results and calculating additional information

Bronto Loadman

The Bronto Loadman is a light-weight portable device for measuring the bearing capacity of a variety of surfaces. The device is easy to handle and can be used on practically all materials, under a wide-array of conditions.

  • Measures the load deflection by means of a falling weight inside the device
  • Includes a table of typical bearing capacities of Bronto aerial platforms on different soil types

B-WRC Wireless Remote Control

The B-WRC wireless radio remote control system performs the same standard main functions as the stationary control center.

  • Secure control for all boom movements and other fire fighting functions
  • Ergonomic housing with a built-in antenna
  • Light-weight and user-friendly

B-SEC Portable Surveillance Kit

The B-SEC portable surveillance kit enables easy monitoring of fire fighting operations from, for example, operations center. The package includes a colour video camera with high-performance zoom and a light-weight control tablet designed for outdoor use. The B-SEC kit can be retrofitted to all Bronto aerial devices.

  • Compact easy-to-mount camera with full 360º rotation pan and adjustable tilt control
  • Operational range of up to 300 meters, temperatures from -30 °C - +60 °C
  • Simple to view, control and record video with the wireless tablet
  • Options: IR/white light illuminator or thermal imaging camera