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Minimum Equipment on Engines/Pumpers
from NFPA 1901 2009
Chapter 5 Pumper
Fire Pump - a minimum rated
capacity of 750 gpm/min.
Pumper With a Aerial Device
- If the
pumper is equipped with an aerial device, then these apply.
aerial device shall meet the requirements of NFPA 1901 Chapter 19.
the aerial device is equipped with a permanently mounted waterway, the
fire pump shall be capable of
supplying the flow requirements of NFPA 1901 Chapter 19.6.1,
with a maximum intake gauge pressure of 20 psi.
that the pump operator is not in contact with the ground.
shall be placed to warn the pump operator of electrocution hazards.
ladder belts meeting the
requirements of NFPA 1983.
On Board Water Tank.
shall be equipped with a water tank(s) that meets the requirements of
NFPA 1901 Chapter 18 and that has a minimum
certified capacity (combined, if applicable) of 300 gallons.
Tools and Equipment Storage.
of 40 cubic feet of enclosed weather-resistant compartmentation that
meets the requirements of NFPA
15.1 shall be provided for the storage of equipment.
area(s), compartments, or reels that comply with NFPA 1901 section
15.10 shall be
provided to accommodate the
minimum hose storage area of 30 cubic feet for 2.5 in. or larger fire
areas, each a minimum of 3.5 cubic feet, to accommodate 1.5 in. or
Tools and Equipment Supplied by
contractor shall supply the equipment listed below and shall provide
and install such brackets or
compartments as are necessary to mount the equipment.
ladders carried shall meet NFPA 1931. At a minimum, the
following ladders shall be carried on the apparatus:
ladder equipped with roof hooks
and other types of multipurpose ladders meeting ANSI A14.2, Ladders —
Portable Metal — Safety Requirements, or ANSI A14.5, Ladders — Portable
Reinforced Plastic — Safety Requirements, with duty ratings of Type
1AA shall be permitted to be substituted for the folding ladder
required in 188.8.131.52(3).
and other types of multipurpose ladders shall be permitted to be
addition to the minimum fire department ground ladders specified in
provided they meet either ANSI A14.2 or ANSI A14.5 with duty ratings of
Suction and Supply Hose.
minimum of 20 ft of suction hose or 15 ft of supply hose shall be
hard suction hose
is provided, a suction strainer shall be furnished and the friction and
entrance loss of the combination suction hose and strainer
shall not exceed the losses listed in NFPA 1901.
soft suction hose is provided, it shall have couplings compatible
with the local hydrant outlet connection on
one end and the pump intake connection on the other end and suction hose shall
meet the requirements of NFPA 1961, Standard on Fire Hose.
Fire Department shall specify whether hard or soft suction hose is to
be provided, the length and size of
hose, the type and size of the couplings, the manner in which the
suction hose is to be carried on the apparatus,
and the style of brackets desired.
Minor Tools and Equipment.
following equipment items shall be available on the pumper fire
the apparatus is placed in service.
or compartments shall be furnished so as to organize and mount the
detailed list of who is to furnish the items and the method for
mounting these items shall be supplied by the purchasing authority.
Fire Hose and Nozzles.
ft of 2.5 in.
or larger fire hose
of 1.5 in., 1.75, or 2 in. fire hose
handline nozzle, 200 gpm/min minimum
95 gpm/min minimum
playpipe, with shutoff and 1 in., 1 1/8 in., and 1 1/4 in. tips
lb flathead axe mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus
lb pickhead axe mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus
ft pike pole or plaster hook mounted in a bracket fastened to the
ft or longer pike pole mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus
portable hand lights mounted in brackets fastened to the apparatus
approved dry chemical portable fire extinguisher with a minimum 80-B:C
rating mounted in a bracket
fastened to the apparatus
gal or larger water extinguisher mounted in a bracket fastened to the
self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) complying with NFPA 1981,
Standard on Open-Circuit
Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus for Fire and Emergency Services, for
seating position, but not fewer than four, mounted in brackets fastened
to the apparatus or stored in
containers supplied by the SCBA manufacturer
spare SCBA cylinder for each SCBA carried, each mounted in a bracket
fastened to the apparatus or stored
in a specially designed storage space
first aid kit
combination spanner wrenches mounted in brackets fastened to the
hydrant wrenches mounted in brackets fastened to the apparatus
double female 2.5 in. adapter with National Hose threads, mounted in a
to the apparatus
double male 2.5 in. adapter with National Hose threads, mounted in a
bracket fastened to the apparatus
rubber mallet, suitable for use on suction hose connections, mounted in
a bracket fastened to the apparatus
salvage covers each a minimum size of 12 ft x 14 ft
wheel chocks, mounted in readily accessible locations, each designed to
hold the apparatus, when loaded to its
maximum in-service weight, on a 20 percent grade with the transmission
and the parking brake released
traffic vest for each
seating position, each vest to comply with ANSI/ISEA 207, Standard
High-Visibility Public Safety Vests, and have a five-point
feature that includes two at the shoulders, two at the sides, and one
traffic cones not less than 28 in. in height, each equipped with a 6
in. retroreflective white band no more than 4 in. from the
top of the cone, and an additional 4 in. retroreflective white band 2
in. below the 6 in. band
devices such as highway flares, unless the five fluorescent orange
cones have illuminating capabilities
If the supply hose carried does not use sexless couplings, an
additional double female adapter and
male adapter, sized to fit the supply hose carried, shall be
carried mounted in brackets fastened to the
none of the pump intakes are valved, a hose appliance that is equipped
or more gated intakes with female swivel connection(s) compatible with
supply hose used on one side and a swivel connection with pump intake
on the other side shall be carried. Any intake connection larger than 3
in. shall include a pressure relief device that meets the requirements
the pumper is equipped with an aerial device with a permanently mounted
four ladder belts meeting the requirements of NFPA
on Life Safety Rope and Equipment for Emergency Services,
shall be provided.
the apparatus does not have a 2
in. intake with NH threads, an adapter from
in. NH female to a pump intake shall be
carried, mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus if not already
directly to the intake.
the supply hose carried has other than 2
in. NH threads, adapters shall be carried to
allow feeding the supply hose from a 2
in. NH thread male discharge and to allow
the hose to connect to a 2
in. NH female intake, mounted in brackets
fastened to the apparatus if not already mounted directly to the