SCHNELLKOMMANDO: Germany. World War II. A quick response motorized firefighting team composed (in Hamburg) of one reserve policeman and four members of the Hitlerjugend with a vehicle and trailer. Schnellkommandos were intended to intervene rapidly in the early stages of a fire caused by an incendiary bomb.
Sources: Middlebook, Martin, The Battle of Hamburg: Allied Bomber Forces Against a German City in 1943, London, United Kingdom, Cassell & Co., 2000.