A new $135,000 Ultralight Toyota Land Cruiser has been handed over to Kergunyah Fire Brigade.
The vehicle was bought with money from a grant and $20,000 raised by the brigade itself and has been fitted with communications equipment and a 550-litre water holding capacity.
Brigade Captain David Wallace said vehicle will help firefighters get to incidents in tough terrain much quicker.
"It has been a whole community effort, from the dedicated brigade members who have been there for all the fundraising events, to the generous members of the community who have chipped in," he said.
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"We respond to a lot of fires caused by lightning strikes in our area and these incidents can often be located in tough environments.
"This is a quick response vehicle that tackles steep and mountainous terrain well.
"Having the ability to quickly get to some of these small fires and start extinguishment sooner can make all the difference between controlling it and letting it become a larger incident."