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The John Holt Rapid Intervention Vehicle (JH - RIV)

Rapid Intervention Vehicle


The John Holt Rapid Intervention Vehicle (JH – RIV) is a complete, advanced, rapid response, lightweight fire fighting vehicle. This fire fighting vehicle is ideal for combating fire during its initial stages and is best suited for accessing pedestrian areas, narrow lanes and rough terrain, reaching the scene of a fire quickly.

It can be used as a Security Patrol Vehicle and the versatility of its pump also allows for use in Irrigation and Fumigation Exercises.


  • Brand New Double Cabin Pick-Up
  • Rosenbauer Ultra High Pressure System (UHPS)
  • Designed with skid for bed mounting on pick-up trucks
  • 9kg ABC DCP Fire Extinguisher
  • 16ft Multi-Purpose Ladder
  • 3-Tone Siren
  • VHS Radio (Optional)
  • Flasher
  • Canopy (2-Side & 1-Rear doors)
  • 300L Water Tank
  • 20L Foam Tank
  • Admixing Valve which combines water and foam
  • Reverse Alarm
  • High Beam Halogen lights
  • Briggs & Stratton American UHPS Engine
  • Lombardini American UHPS Engine
  • Lockable reel with rewind handle
  • Fire Fighters Kit (Optional)
  • Rescue tool + E-tool (Optional)


Most Effective Extinguishing
  • Atomization of the water due to high pressure of 100 bar
  • Precisely adapted nozzle design
  • Adjustable pattern: full to spray jet
Minimized Water Consumption
  • Output of 38 litres per minute
  • Prevention of water damage
Superior Foam Quality/Stability
  • Foam admixing system - 0 to 6%
  • Foam attachment for fog gun
Large Effective Operating Range
  • 70m effective throw range
  • UHPS - 3 Years
  • Vehicle - 2 Years
Simple/Safe Operation
  • Fixed setting for ultra-high pressure andoutput
  • Thin, lightweight and very robust hose
  • Ergonomic fog gun
  • Continuous water supply
  • Refilling of water tank during operation from multiple inlets
Versatility of Application
  • Car Parks/Garages
  • Markets
  • Office Complexes
  • Schools
  • Hospitals
  • Housing Estates
  • Churches & Mosques
  • Barracks
  • Other Strategic locations


Engine Options:

Briggs & Stratton 2-cylinder, 4-stroke gasoline engine, 480cm³, 11.8kW (16PS) at 3600 1/min 12V electric starter with manual rope recoil starter, fuel tank 8.5 litres (2,25 gal)

Lombardini 2-cylinder, 4-stroke diesel engine, 851ccm, 14kW (19HP) at 3.600 1/min, fuel tank 5.5 litres, fan cooling, Exhaust: X-X, Starter: X-X

Extinguishing system
High pressure plunger pump with 38 l/min at 100 bar (10 gpm at 1450 psi), foam admixing system 0 - 6 %, filter element, manometer with glycerine damping

60m high pressure hose (197 ft), hose reel with window, brake and catch

Fog Gun
Ergonomically formed fog gun with piston handgrip, Infinite adjustment of full to spray jet

Water - 300 litres Foam Concentrate - 20 litres

Dimensions & Weights
LxWxH = 1189mm x 1285mm x 832mm Weight Empty: Approx. 200 kg

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