Section 7: Water Supplies

Each standard Class B Pumping appliance carries 1,800 Litres of water in an on-board tank.  This generally provides a 20-minute firefighting supply to one high pressure hose-reel and is likely to be capable of extinguishing small room fires, vehicle fires, small out-house fires, rubbish fires, chimney fires or roof space fires etc.  In addition, Kilkenny Fire and Rescue Service have three (3no) Water Tankers based at some stations to augment water supplies where necessary.

Read more in Section 7 - Water supplies, fire water tankers and fire hydrants