NFPA PROPOSES UPDATES TO THE FIRE APPARATUS STANDARSDS

09/01/1995
NFPA PROPOSES UPDATES TO THE FIRE APPARATUS STANDARSDSBY CARL E. PETERSON AND WILLIAM C. PETERS The National Fire Protection Association`s Fire Department Apparatus Committee is proposing to restructure and expand the requirements for fire department apparatus. The restructuring proposes to reassemble the four standards--NFPA 1901, Standard for Pumper Fire Apparatus; NFPA 1902, Standard for Initial Attack Fire Apparatus; NFPA 1903, Standard for Mobile Water Supply Fire Apparatus; and NFPA 1904, Standard for Aerial Ladder and Elevating Platform Fire Apparatus--into a single document and to include requirements for special service vehicles. Special service vehicles include apparatus to supp...

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