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ID
4-508-1035
Name
Aerial Apparatus, Fire
Status
Interim Guidance
Updated
9/28/2018 5:06:27 PM
Released
05/30/2013
Description
A specialized fire apparatus equipped with an aerial ladder or elevated platform. If necessary, specifications for pumping capability and/or flow rates and tip load requirements above minimums described in NFPA 1901 should be specified at the time of request.
Resource Category
Fire/Hazardous Materials
Primary Core Capability
Fire Management and Suppression
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Equipment
Overall Function
Provides elevated stream capability and/or a working platform from which rescue or other firefighting related tasks can be performed.
Composition and Ordering Specifications
1. If necessary, requestor should specify ladder or platform when ordering 2. If specific flow and/or tip load requirements are needed, specify when ordering 3. If specific pumping capability or specialized equipment is needed, in addition to the minimums listed in NFPA 1901 Chapter 8, specify when ordering
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Components
Component Notes  
Equipment Meets NFPA Standard Not SpecifiedApparatus will meet NFPA 1901 requirements at time of manufacture and will be tested and maintained in accordance with NFPA 1911
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 4
Type 2Same as Type 4
Type 3Same as Type 4
Type 41901
Equipment Not Specified AerialNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 276 – 100 ft. or greater Aerial Platform/Straight Ladder
Type 3Same as Type 4
Type 455-75 ft. Aerial Platform/Straight ladder
Equipment Not Specified Ground LaddersNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 4
Type 2Same as Type 4
Type 3Same as Type 4
Type 4115 ft.
Equipment Not Specified PumpNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1750 – 1250 GPM
Type 2No Pump
Type 3750 – 1250 GPM
Type 4No Pump
Personnel Staffing per equipment Not SpecifiedNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 4
Type 2Same as Type 4
Type 3Same as Type 4
Type 44 personnel: 1 NIMS Type-4 Fire Officer 1 NIMS Type 1 Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator 2 NIMS Type 2 Firefighters
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Notes
References
Reference
NFPA 1901: Standard for Automotive Fire Apparatus
NFPA 1911: Standard for the Inspection, Maintenance, Testing, and Retirement of In-Service Automotive Fire Apparatus
NIMS 509-2: Fire Officer
NIMS 509-2: Fire Apparatus Driver Operator
NIMS 509-2: Firefighter