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    Does anyone have list of equipment require by NFPA for a tanker or tender?


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    Quote Originally Posted by DTaa66 View Post
    Does anyone have list of equipment require by NFPA for a tanker or tender?
    Here's the link to NFPA 1901:

    http://www.nfpa.org/aboutthecodes/Ab...=1&DocNum=1901

    Click on sign in and register yourself as a guest and you can view the document. Chapter 7: Mobile Water Supply Fire Apparatus will have the info you are looking for.

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    Thanks onebugle. You always come thru

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    Mobile water supply fire apparatus shall be equipped with at least the following equipment:
    One 6-lb (2.7-kg) flathead or pickhead axe mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus
    One 6-ft (2-m) or longer pike pole or plaster hook mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus
    Two portable hand lights mounted in brackets fastened to the apparatus
    One approved dry chemical portable fire extinguisher with a minimum 80-B:C rating mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus
    One 21/2-gal (9.5-L) or larger water extinguisher mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus
    One SCBA complying with NFPA 1981, Standard on Open-Circuit Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus for the Fire Service, but not less than two, mounted in brackets fastened to the apparatus or stored in containers supplied by the SCBA manufacturer
    One spare SCBA cylinder for each SCBA carried, each mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus or stored in a specially designed storage space(s)
    One first aid kit
    Two combination spanner wrenches mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus
    One hydrant wrench mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus
    One double female adapter, sized to fit 21/2-in. (65-mm) or larger fire hose, mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus
    One double male adapter, sized to fit 21/2-in. (65-mm) or larger fire hose, mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus
    Two wheel chocks, mounted in readily accessible locations, that meet or exceed the requirements of SAE J348, Standard for Wheel Chocks, for the wheel diameter on which the chocks are to be used
    If the mobile water supply apparatus is equipped with a pump, the following equipment shall be carried on the apparatus:
    One gated swivel intake connection with pump intake threads on one end and one or more female connections compatible with the supply hose carried on the other end
    One rubber mallet, for use on suction hose connections, mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus

    If the mobile water supply apparatus is equipped with a fire pump, the following shall be provided:
    400 ft (61 m) of 11/2-in. (38-mm), 13/4-in. (44-mm), or 2-in. (51-mm) fire hose
    Two combination spray nozzles, 95 gpm (360 L/min) minimum

    The mobile water supply apparatus shall be equipped with at least 200 ft (61 m) of 21/2-in. (65-mm) or larger fire hose.
    John & Sheila
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    Man you are quick lol.
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    Anyone got a tanker/tender narrative they can share for me to compare?

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