UK Fire Stations
Appliance Definitions
DefinitionDescription
ALPAerial Lifting Platform
AmbAmbulance
ARPAerial Rescue Pump
ATVAll Terrain Vehicle
ARUAnimal Rescue Unit
BBBlood Bike
BASUBreathing Apparatus Support Unit
BFUBulk Foam Unit
CoRoCo Responder Car
CRVCo Responder Vehicle
CWrtCompact Water Tender
CAFSCompressed Air foam System
CEPUChemical and Environmental Protection Unit
DIMDetection Investigation and Monitoring
DRTDual Role Truck
EFREmergency First Responder vehicle
EPUEnvironmental Protetction Unit
ESUEquipment Support Unit
ERPLExtended Rescue Pump Ladder
FESUFire and Emergency Support Unit
FIUFire Investigation Unit
F/WrCFoam & Water Carrier
FTFoam Tender
HPHVHeavy Pump High Volume
HRPAHeavy Rescue Pump with Animal Rescue Equipment
HCHRPHigh Capacity HRP
HCWrLHigh Capacity WrL
HVHLHigh Volume Hose layer
HVPHigh Volume Pump
ICCUIncident Command & Control Unit
ICUIncident Command Unit
IRUIncident Respnse Unit
ISVIncident Support Vehicle
IRBTInshore Rescue Boat
L4PLight 4x4 Pump
L4TLight 4x4 Tender
LPALight 4x4 Pump
LRPLight Rescue Pump
LAVLimited Access Vehicle
LiRULine Rescue Unit
LRULine Rescue Unit
MRUMajor Resuce Unit
MRVMarine Rescue Unit
MSUMarine Support Unit
MDDMass Decontamination Disrobe
MDUMass Decontamination unit
MRVMulti Role Vehcile
MSMultistar
OSUOperational Support Unit
PPump
PCVPersonnel Carrier Vehicle
PLPump Ladder
PMPrime Mover
FESSRed Cross Fire and Emergency Support
RCSVRed Cross Support Vehicle
RP Rescue Pump
RPLRescue Pump Ladder
RSURescue Support Unit
RTRescue Tender
RVRescue Vehicle
RaPRestricted Access Pump
RAVRestricted Access Vehicle
RRPRural Response Pump
RRURope Rescue Unit
RWTRural Water Tender
SDUSearch & Rescue Dog Unit
SFUSmall Fire Unit
SISUSpecial Incident Support Unit
SRUSpecial Rescue Unit
SCMStrategic Command Module
SWRUSwift Water Rescue Unit
TRVTaticle Response Vehicle
TRUTechnical Rescue Unit
TLTurntable Ladder
UHRPUltra Heavy Rescue Pump
WrCWater Carrier
WCWater Carrier
WFTWater Foam Tanker
WIU+IRBWater Incident Unit + Inshore Rescue Boat
WrL Water Ladder
WrLaWater Ladder Animal Equipment
WRBtWater Rescue Boat
WRUWater Rescue Unit
WTTWater Tanker Tender
WT Water Tanker Tender
WrTWater Tender
WelfUWelfare Unit
WMAWest Midlands Ambulance Standby
YFTYoung Firefighters Tender