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1

The main purpose of a fire department pumper is to ____ ____ ___ ____ __ _____ ___ ____.

provide adequate water pressure for effective fire streams.

2

____ ____, ____ __ _____ ___ ____, contains the requirements of pumper design.

NFPA 1901, Standard for Automotive Fire Apparatus

3

NFPA 1901 specifies a minimum pump capacity of ___ ___ and a water tank with a capacity of at least ___ _____.

750 gpm

300 gallons

4

____ ____ specifies the minimum portable equipment that must be carried on all fire department pumpers.

NFPA 1901

5

The ___ ____ ____ commonly found on municipal fire pumpers are scaled down versions of those used for industrial fire pumpers. Likewise, the foam tanks are correspondingly smaller, usually ranging from __ to ___ _____.

foam proportioning systems

20 to 100 gallons.

6

Specially designed apparatus that combines the functions of both a rescue vehicle and a fire department pumper.

Rescue Pumper

7

Generic term used to describe a high-energy foam-generation system consisting of a water pump, a foam proportioning system, and an air compressor that injects air into the foam solution before it enters a hoseline.

Compressed Air Foam Systems (CAFS)

8

Fire apparatus whose primary purpose is to initiate a fire attack on structural and wildland fires and support associated fire department actions.

Initial Attack Fire Apparatus

9

Small fire apparatus mounted on a pickup sized chassis, usually with a pump having a rated capacity less than 500 gpm. Its primary advantage is speed and mobility, which enables it to respond to fires more rapidly than larger apparatus.

Mini-Pumper

10

Mobile water supply apparatus have ___ ___ functions on the fire ground.
____ ____ ____
&
____ ____

two basic

mobile water shuttle operation
&
nurse tender

11

A ___ __ ___ system that allows the apparatus to be driven while discharging water is an _____ when combating wildland fires. They perform this action by the use of a ____ ___ ___ (___).

pump and roll

advantage

power take off (PTO)

12

IFSTA does not recommend ____ on the outside of the apparatus, and this practice is prohibited by ____ ____, ___ __ ___ ____ _____ ___ __ ____ ____.

riding

NFPA 1500, Standard on Fire Department Occupational safety and Health Program

13

Specific requirements concerning the design of wildland apparatus can be found in?

NFPA 1906, Standard for Wildland Fire Apparatus

14

A ____ is an apparatus equipped with a fire pump, water tank, and hose, in addition to an aerial device and ground ladders.

Quint

15

According to NFPA 1901 a quint must be equipped with a pump rated at a minimum of ____ ___ and a water tank of at lest ___ _____.

1,000 gpm

300 gallons

16

_____ are used to power electrical equipment used at scenes.

generators

17

Step up transformer that converts a vehicle's 12- or 24- volt DC current into 110- or 220-volt AC current.

Inverter

18

Ranging from ___ to ___ ____, portable lights are advantageous during incidents where illumination is needed some distance away from a piece of apparatus, or where additional lights are required.

300 to 1,000 watts

19

As pertaining to electric cords, Some jurisdictions may specify ____, ____ ___ ___ _____ _____ and twist lock receptacles to provide secure connections.

12-gauge, 3-wire cords with 600-volt insulation

20

____ ___ are used to supply power to several connections from one supple source.

Junction boxes

21

____ should also be carried on the apparatus to allow rescuers to plug their equipment into standard electric outlets or electrical equipment from other agencies that use different types of connections.

adapters