This R88 000 automated control fire engine, the first to be seen in South African, has won orders worth more than R3-million for suppliers, FMC (Pty) of Stikland. FMC makes smaller machines and plans to make this American-designed one locally as well. Pump priming, rewinding of hose reels and other functions are pushbutton controlled. The vehicle can carry a seven-man crew and 2 800 litres of water. Its top speed: 120 km an hour.