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ID
4-508-1273
Name
Aerial Apparatus – Fire
Status
Published
Version
1.2
Updated
4/5/2022 1:38:47 PM
Original Release
04/05/2022
Last Major Release
 
Description
The Aerial Apparatus – Fire is a specialized fire apparatus equipped with an aerial ladder or elevated platform
Resource Category
Fire/Hazardous Materials
Primary Core Capability
Fire Management and Suppression
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Equipment
Overall Function
The Aerial Apparatus – Fire provides elevated stream capability and/or a working platform from which to perform rescue or other firefighting related tasks
Composition and Ordering Specifications
1. Discuss logistics for this equipment, such as security, transportation, maintenance, and fuel, prior to deployment 2. Requestor specifies ladder or platform when ordering, if necessary 3. Requestor specifies flow or tip load requirements, if necessary 4. Requestor specifies specific pumping capability or specialized equipment in addition to the minimums listed in National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1901: Standard for Automotive Fire Apparatus, if necessary
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Components
Component Notes  
MINIMUM PERSONNEL PER APPARATUSNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 24
MANAGEMENT AND OVERSIGHT PERSONNEL PER APPARATUSNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 21 – National Incident Management System (NIMS) Type 3 Fire Officer
SUPPORT PERSONNEL PER APPARATUSNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 21 – NIMS Fire Apparatus Operator 2 – NIMS Type 2 Firefighter
Aerial EquipmentApparatus will meet NFPA 1901 requirements at the time of manufacture and will be tested and maintained in accordance with NFPA 1911: Standard for the Inspection, Maintenance, Testing, and Retirement of In-Service Emergency Vehicles
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 176 – 100-foot or greater aerial platform or straight ladder
Type 255 – 75-foot aerial platform or straight ladder
Pump EquipmentNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2500 gallons per minute (GPM)
GROUND LADDER EQUIPMENTNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2115 feet
925
Notes
References
Reference
1. FEMA, NIMS 509: Firefighter 2. FEMA, NIMS 509: Fire Apparatus Operator 3. FEMA, NIMS 509: Fire Officer 4. FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017 5. NFPA 1710: Standard for the Organization and Deployment of Fire Suppression Operations, Emergency Medical Operations, and Special Operations to the Public by Career Fire Departments, 2020 6. NFPA 1901: Standard for Automotive Fire Apparatus, 2016 7. NFPA 1911: Standard for the Inspection, Maintenance, Testing, and Retirement of In-Service Automotive Fire Apparatus, 2017