Copt Hewick Volunteer Fire Brigade -

probably the world's smallest fire brigade!

Wasserrettung – water rescue unit

The 4x4 towing vehicle and the rescue boat on its trailer. The unit is always accompanied by a pump to provide extra manpower.

The old (left) and the new (right) protective clothing and life jacket.

Protective clothing used by the crew. The blue bag contains rescue lines.

An overview of equipment carried. The equipment in the foreground is used for clearing access to the water.

Hand lighting, saws and hand tools are carried for use in releasing victims or removing obstacles to the rescue scene.

First aid equipment – left to right: basic wound treatment pack, defibrillator, oxygen therapy pack, personal protective equipment.

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