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NFPA 1906: Standard for Wildland Fire Apparatus, 2006 Edition

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NFPA 1906: Standard for Wildland Fire Apparatus, 2006 Edition
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Ensure that wildland fire apparatus are up to the task!

NFPA 1906 defines the requirements for a new automotive wildland fire apparatus, including apparatus equipped with a slip-on fire fighting module, designed primarily to support wildland fire suppression operations.

Changes and additions in the 2006 Standard edition include:

  • Defining what the manufacturer certification of test results must include
  • Using the concept of estimated in-service weight as a basis for measuring certain stability requirements
  • Linking the maximum top speed of the apparatus to the tire manufacturer's ratings
  • Updating the requirements for engine air filters
  • Requiring more head height at seating positions and red seat belts if available
  • Reorganizing the requirements for water pumps into 7 classifications
  • Updating the requirement for baffling water tanks to better address smaller water tanks
  • Requiring type testing of foam systems and individualized testing of each installation
  • Two additional Annexes: Equipment Size and Weight Chart and Guidelines for First Line and Reserve Fire Apparatus

(Softbound, 93 pp., 2006)