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Last Updated: Friday July 23 2010 12:34 GMT

The firefighters using motorbikes

Fire bikes

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Firefighters in Merseyside have started using special motorbikes to put out smaller fires.

The bikes are fitted with water tanks and a high pressure jet.

They only cost £25,000 which is a 10th of the price of a fire engine.

So we sent Hayley to check them out!