721 – Unimog

Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 5000 assists Athos monks in fire-fighting operations

A Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 5000 through a fire-brigade body from Schlingmann has been sacred by abbot Archimandrit Efrem from Vatopedi monastery upon the corpse Mount Athos and induce into love. The conveyance, what one. is equipped by a 5000-litre take in wet cistern and a 400-litre spume reservoir, resoluteness withstand the monastic commonwealth to combat force attacks and encroaching woods fires. If the Unimog U 5000 proves effective, a further 20 vehicles are to have existence procured by the arising of 2010 in methodize to rencounter the of common occurrence grove fires in continuance the northern Greek peninsula of Halkidiki, where Mount Athos is situated.


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