Industrial Fire Journal - Fire & Rescue - Hemming Group Ltd
CTE aerial ladder platforms head for Thailand and Algeria
Published:  09 February, 2012

CTE SpA delivers an A B-Fire 360  aerial platform in Thailand for the Lampang Municipality. The aerial device has a working height of 36 m with 450 kg of capacity in the basket.

The company ha s also delivered two B-Fire 330 aerial platforms to Sonatrach in Algeria, the largest African Oil and Gas operator. Based in Algiers. Sonatrach operates in exploration, production, pipeline transportation and marketing of hydrocarbons and by products. Both platforms work up to a height of 32.5 m, and have 450 kg basket capacity.

B-Fire has been specifically engineered and built for firefighting and rescue operations. It is available with or without the side ladder and comes with a wide range of options to satisfy the most demanding working conditions.

The B-FIRE range: consists of platform featuring a telescopic jib for firefighting and reaches up to 55 m height. The rescue basket of the B-FIRE series offers a maximum capacity of 450 kg, which can carry four firefighters with full equipment. A front gate, designed as a walkway and an entrance to the basket on the front wall allows for a smooth and continuous connection with the area of rescue at high altitude. An electronic ultrasonic sensor prevents accidental collision of the basket with any buildings or objects. The rescue boom also includes a side ladder made of aluminum. The  vehicle features an integrated electronic system, three command posts, a automatic stabilisation system, firefighting body and interior lighting.