Apparatus Purchasing: Compartment Floor Ratings
BY BILL ADAMS
(OEMs) want their
jurisdiction (AHJ) publishes an OEM’s pro-
prietary specification as its legal purchasing
document, it owns it. It is the AHJ’s to jus-
manufacturers’ Web sites, literature, bro-
chures, and technical specifications.
OEMs do not speak the same language
adopts an OEM’s weight rating, accurate-
ly defining it is very important. Purchaser is
synonymous with the fire department, AHJ,
2834 50 52 Fire Pump Intakes The intake and
Speed and road
conditions can affect
Pumper with CAFS
There are many similarities
in hose storage and care
KEARNY (NJ) FIRE DEPARTMENT ENGINE 4 operates at a four-alarm fire involving a one-story truck repair business. Employees
evacuated the building and firefighters established a defensive operation, in 25ºF weather, as explosions from the trucks’ fuel tanks
could be heard inside the building. This Sutphen pumper has a six-member cab, a Cummins 500-hp ISX motor, a Hale 1,500-gpm single-stage pump, a 750-gallon water tank, all-LED lighting, and a stainless-steel body. (Photo by Ron Jeffers.)
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