London Fire Brigade Specialist Appliances

As befits the role of a modern fire and rescue service, the London Fire Brigade maintains and operates a large fleet of specialist appliances and vehicles that attend incidents in support of the main pumping appliances. This specialist fleet currently contains Aerial Appliances (Aerial Ladder Platforms, Hydraulic Platforms & Turntable Ladders), Command Support Units, Fireboats, Fire Investigation Units, Fire Rescue Units and Incident Response Units/Vehicles.

In this section of the website, you will find our images of the specialist appliances and vehicles operated by the London Fire Brigade,captured at various locations.


London Fire Brigade Aerial Appliances – Aerial Ladder Platform (ALP), Hydraulic Platform (HP), Turntable Ladder (TL)


London Fire Brigade Command Support Units (CSU)


London Fire Brigade Fire Rescue Units (FRU)


London Fire Brigade Fire Boats


London Fire Brigade Other Specialist Appliances/Vehicles