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Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Chapter 3
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A vehicle equipped with an aerial ladder, elevating platform, or water that is designed and equipped to support firefighting and rescue operations by positioning personnel, handling materials, providing continuous egress, or discharging water at positions elevated from the ground.
Aerial fire apparatus
A self-supporting, turntable-mounted, power-operated ladder of two or more sections permanently attached to a self-propelled automotive fire apparatus and designed to provide a continuous egress route from an elevated position to the ground.
A vehicle intended to carry rescue and firefighting equipment for rescuing occupants and combating fires in aircraft at, or in the vicinity of, an airport.
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Vehicle.
The basic operating motor vehicle, including the engine, frame, and other essential structural and mechanical parts, but exclusive of the body and all appurtenances for accommodation of driver, proper, passengers, appliances, or equipment related to other than control. Common usage might, but need not, include a cab (or cowl).
A fire department emergency vehicle used for rescue, fire suppression, or other specialized functions.
Fire apparatus with a fire pump of at least 250 rpm capacity, water tank, and hose body, whose primary purpose is to initiate a fire suppression attack on structural, vehicular, or vegetation fires, and to support associated fire department operations.
Initial attack fire apparatus
Portable tools and equipment carried on a fire apparatus, not including suction hose, fire hose, ground ladders, fixed power sources, hose reels, cord reels, breathing air systems, or other major equipment or components specified by the purchaser to be permanently mounted on the apparatus, as received from the apparatus manufacturer.
Fire apparatus with a permanently mounted fire pump, foam proportioning system, and foam concentrate tank, whose primary purpose is use in the control and extinguishment of flammable and combustible liquid fires in the storage tanks and other flammable liquid spills.
mobile foam fire apparatus
A vehicle designed primarily for transporting water to fire emergency scenes to be applied by the vehicles or pumping equipment. Also known as a tanker or tender.
mobile water supply apparatus
Fire apparatus with a permanently mounted fire pump of at least 750 gpm capacity, water tank, and hose body, who primary purpose is to combat structural and associated fires.
pumper fire apparatus
Fire apparatus with a permanently mounted fire pump, a water tank, a hose storage area, an aerial ladder or elevating platform with a permanently mounted waterway, and a complement of ground ladders.
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