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NFPA 1901

Std. for Automotive Fire Apparatus

2

NFPA 1901 specifies that the minimum pump capacity
for FD pumpers is ______.

750gpm

3

The main purpose of FD pumpers is to _____.

provide water at an adequate pressure for fire streams

4

NFPA ______ specifies the minimum ______ that must
be carried on all FD pumpers.

1901
portable equipment

5

______ foam pumpers are built according to the
standards provided in Chapter 11 of NFPA _____.

Industrial
1901

6

4 types of foam pumpers

around the pump
direct injection
balanced pressure foam proportioning
CAFS

7

foam pumpers have capacities from _____.

1000-3000gpm or greater

8

industrial pumpers have foam tanks that range in size from _____.

500-1500 gallons

9

the most common size foam tanks for municipal fire
apparatus range from _____.

20-100 gallons

10

elevating water devices typically range in height from
______.

50-75'

11

initial attack fire apparatus are basically _______
versions of the FD pumpers

scaled-down

12

mini-pumpers are known as smaller _____ and are
designed to handle _____.

quick-attack pumpers
small fires that do not require the capacity/personnel
of larger pumpers

13

midi-pumpers often meet the requirements of _____
pumpers and are slightly larger than _____.

class A
mini-pumpers

14

the main differences between a midi-pumper and a
mini-pumper are ____, _____, and _____.

size
pump capacity
the amount of equipment carried

15

mobile water supply apparatus are known as _____
or _____ and are widely used to transport water to
_____ or to _____.

water tenders
tankers
areas beyond a water system
areas where water supply is inadequate

16

4 variables that affect tank size on water tenders/tankers

terrain
bridge weight limits
$
size of other water tenders/tankers

17

According to NFPA 1901, water tenders/tankers must
carry at least _____

1000 gallons

18

water tenders/tankers are used as _____.

support vehicles for pumpers that are attacking a fire

19

2 basic methods for a water tender/tanker to be used

1)as a reservoir or "nurse tender" for some fires
2)in a water shuttle operation

20

tactical tenders or attack tankers

water tenders/tankers that can be used to perform both
the functions of a pumper and a mobile water supply
apparatus

21

wildland fire apparatus are also known as _____, _____,
or _____.

brush trucks, brush breakers, or booster apparatus

22

brush trucks usually have pump capacities and water tank
sizes less than _____.

500 gallons

23

the ability to ____-n-____ (_____) is a tremendous
advantage for wildland fires

pump-n-roll
mobile attack

24

vehicles that can pump-n-roll use a _____ or a _____
to power the fire pump

separate motor
power take-off (PTO)

25

NFPA 1500 and NIOSH prohibit FFs from _____.

riding on the outside of a vehicle and discharging water
while the vehicle is being driven

26

_____ are effective in protecting the apparatus
and extinguishing small fires in short vegetation as the
apparatus is advancing.

ground sweep nozzles

27

NFPA 1906

Std. for Wildland Fire Apparatus

28

Apparatus _____ categorizes pumping apparatus by
______.

typing
capability (tank size and pump capacity(gpm))

29

requirements for ARFF apparatus are contained in
NFPA _____ Std. for Aircraft Rescue and FF Vehicles.

414

30

ARFF apparatus

aircraft rescue and firefighting apparatus

31

ARFF apparatus are used to _____

provide immediate suppression of flammable liquid fires

32

3 general classifications of ARFF apparatus

major
RIV (rapid intervention)
combined agent

33

_____ are used in watefront cities to protect docks,
wharves, piers, and boats.

fire boats

34

fire boats are primarily used and best suited for 2 functions

1) pumping through large master stream devices
2)providing additional water for onshore firefighting ops

35

fire boats can deliver up to ______ gpm.

26000

36

Apparatus equipped with an _____, _____, _____,
____, and a _____ are commonly referred to as _____.

aerial device
ground ladders
fire pump
fire hose
water tank
quints

37

the minimum pump capacity for an aerial apparatus is
_____ at _____ psi.

250gpm
150

38

a "_____" quint must have at least a _____ pump.

true
750 gpm

39

ladder tenders are _____ versions of ladder trucks that
typically have tanks smaller than _____ and pump
capacities less than _____.

smaller
300 gallons
300 gpm

40

rescue vehicles with a fire pump are called _____.

engine tenders

41

engine tenders typically have tanks smaller than _____
and pump capacities less than _____.

500 gallons
500 gpm

42

the _____ is a step-up transformer that converts the
vehicle's 12 or 24 volt DC current into 110 or 220 volt
AC current

inverter

43

2 advantages of inverters

fuel efficiency
low or non-existent noise

44

2 disadvantages of inverters

small capacities
limited mobility from the vehicle

45

inverters are most commonly used to _____.

power vehicle mounted floodlights

46

_____ are the most common power source for
emergency services.

generators

47

portable generators are designed with a variety of
power capacities with _____ being the largest.

5 kW

48

vehicle mounted generators can have capacities up
to _____.

12 kW

49

rescue vehicles have larger generators and can provide
up to ______.

50 kW

50

2 categories of lighting

1) fixed
2) portable

51

portable light capacity range is _____.

300-1000 watts

52

fixed lights have a capacity range from _____.

500-1500 watts

53

electrical cable must be _____, _____, and have _____.

adequately insulated
waterproof
no exposed wires

54

junction boxes are needed when you need to make
______.

multiple connections

55

4 basic types of powered hydraulic tools

spreaders
cutters
rams
combination cutters/spreaders

56

most hydraulic power units are not capable of operating
the tool at full speed when the hose length between
the power unit and the tool exceeds _____.

100'

57

______ can be used if multiple tools need to
be run from a hydraulic power unit.

manifold blocks