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Paris is the only French town having specific registration for firemen and rescue vehicles. The "Brigade de Sapeurs Pompier s de Paris" is a military unit, and instead of using military plates, the BSPP issues plates with abbreviations related to the vehicle technology.

      

Alphabetical list of used codes, eventually followed with the maximum serial number observed :

AR Cardiac Aid Ambulance, for instance AR 3 - CA Accessory Truck, for instance CA 5 - CAR 45 Coach - CB Dumper Truck, for instance CB 3 - CC 2 Petrol Tanker - CDE Accident rescue and light van - CESD Propping, slavade & Clearing Truck - CG Mobile Crane - CI 4 Tank - CMF Lift/Winch Equipment Truck - CMIR Radiological Rescue Truck - CO 1 Oxygen Truck - CPB 3 Floating Barrage Carrying Truck - CRAC 3 Reserve Compressed Air van - DEP 7 Breakdown Vehicle - EMP 6 Motorized Ladder on Carrier - EPA 2 Automated Pivoting Ladder Truck - EPSA Semi-auto Pivoting Ladder Truck - ESI Flood Punt - FA 20 Fire support Tender - FE 11 Evacuation Tender - FEV Generator/Ventilator Van - FM General Fire Tender - FPTL 94 Light Capacity Fire Pump - GREP 2 Research and deep exploration truck - MPR Motorized Pump Trailer - PC 3 Mobile command Post - PE 9 Ladder Carrier - PEV 1 Ladder Carrier V? - PF 5 Boat Platform truck - PRM 25 Foam Producing Truck - PS 42 First aid - PSR 77 First aid Release - PST First Aid truck - RPOU Powder Reservoir Trailer - SIS Specialized Sub-aqua Rescue - SP 91 General Truck - SPCAR Coach - SPCT 29 Fire engine transport truck - SPF 45 Light Van - SPM Motorcycle - SPR Trailer - SPT Tractor Unit - SPVL 3 Light Liason Van - VGD "FC" with Breathing Equipment - VID 145 General Rescue Vehicle - VLIS First Aid Mini-Vehicle - VSAB Ambulance with Special Suspension

Obsolete codes : BEA 2 High Level Inspection Truck - CDMP Pumping Hose Truck - CET Shoring Up Materials Truck - CMH High Pressure Oxygen Truck - CSL Rubber Dinghy Trailer - EATT Cross Country Automated Trailer - EP Extending Ladder Truck- FC Compressor Van - FP Fire Pump - FPT High Capacity Fire Pump - GDP High Pressure Hose Pump - LAT Remote control Water Cannon - LCM Foam Cannon Trailer - LMRBA High Pressure Sprinkler Trailer - PR 22 Light General Assistance Truck - PSM Foam first aid - RM Foam Producing Trailer - RP Powder Reservoir Trailer - RSR Road Accident Rescue Trailer - RSU Emergency Rescue trailer - RVAP Anti-Pollution Trailer - SPVA 1 Ambulance vehicle - SPVF 30 - Small van - VAP Toxic Fluid Evacuation Tanker -

This article has been written from RPW3 and Jean Schuliar sources, and additions brought by Vincent Juriens. Please contact us for any other information.