Flashcards in Apparatus Operator Deck (21)
The main purpose of a fire department pumper is to ____ ____ ___ ____ __ _____ ___ ____.
provide adequate water pressure for effective fire streams.
____ ____, ____ __ _____ ___ ____, contains the requirements of pumper design.
NFPA 1901, Standard for Automotive Fire Apparatus
NFPA 1901 specifies a minimum pump capacity of ___ ___ and a water tank with a capacity of at least ___ _____.
____ ____ specifies the minimum portable equipment that must be carried on all fire department pumpers.
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.
Specially designed apparatus that combines the functions of both a rescue vehicle and a fire department pumper.
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)
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
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.
Mobile water supply apparatus have ___ ___ functions on the fire ground.
____ ____ ____
mobile water shuttle operation
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
power take off (PTO)
IFSTA does not recommend ____ on the outside of the apparatus, and this practice is prohibited by ____ ____, ___ __ ___ ____ _____ ___ __ ____ ____.
NFPA 1500, Standard on Fire Department Occupational safety and Health Program
Specific requirements concerning the design of wildland apparatus can be found in?
NFPA 1906, Standard for Wildland Fire Apparatus
A ____ is an apparatus equipped with a fire pump, water tank, and hose, in addition to an aerial device and ground ladders.
According to NFPA 1901 a quint must be equipped with a pump rated at a minimum of ____ ___ and a water tank of at lest ___ _____.
_____ are used to power electrical equipment used at scenes.
Step up transformer that converts a vehicle's 12- or 24- volt DC current into 110- or 220-volt AC current.
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
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
____ ___ are used to supply power to several connections from one supple source.