NFPA 1906: Standard for Wildland Fire Apparatus

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NFPA 1906 helps you ensure wildland fire apparatus are up to the task.

NFPA 1906: Standard for Wildland Fire Apparatus 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.

This edition has been updated, rewritten, and reorganized to be similar to the 2009 edition of NFPA 1901: Standard for Automotive Fire Apparatus.

Designed for easy reference, The 2012 NFPA 1906 includes:

  • A new section on Wildland Mobile Water Supply Fire Apparatus
  • Separate chapters addressing chassis and vehicle components; low voltage electrical systems and warning devices; driving and crew areas; body, compartments, and equipment mounting; pumps for wildland fire fighting and associated equipment; and water tanks

NFPA 1906 is essential for manufacturers and professionals responsible for apparatus purchasing or evaluation. (Softbound, 119 pp., 2012)

NFPA® 1906 Standard for Wildland Fire Apparatus 2012 Edition

Chapter 1 Administration
1.1 Scope
1.2 Purpose
1.3 Application
1.4 Retroactivity
1.5 Equivalency
1.6 Units of Measure
Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
2.1 General
2.2 NFPA Publications
2.3 Other Publications
2.4 References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections
Chapter 3 Definitions
3.1 General
3.2 NFPA Official Definitions
3.3 General Definitions
Chapter 4 General Requirements
4.1 General
4.2 Requirements by Apparatus Type
4.3 Reserved
4.4 Reserved
4.5 Fire Apparatus Components
4.6 Legal Requirements
4.7 Third-Party Certification of Test Results
4.8 Manufacturer Certification of Test Results
4.9 Personnel Protection
4.10 Controls and Instructions
4.11 Reserved
4.12 Component Protection
4.13 Vehicle Stability
4.14 Fire Apparatus Performance
4.15 Roadability
4.16 Serviceability
4.17 Road Tests
4.18 Tests on Delivery
4.19 Documentation
4.20 Data Required of the Contractor
4.21 Statement of Exceptions
Chapter 5 Wildland Fire Apparatus
5.1 General
5.2 Pump
5.3 Reserved
5.4 Water Tank
5.5 Equipment Storage
5.6 Hose Storage
5.7 Equipment.
Chapter 6 Reserved
Chapter 7 Wildland Mobile Water Supply Fire Apparatus
7.1 General
7.2 Pump
7.3 Reserved
7.4 Water Tank
7.5 Equipment Storage
7.6 Hose Storage
7.7 Equipment
Chapter 8 Reserved
Chapter 9 Reserved
Chapter 10 Reserved
Chapter 11 Reserved
Chapter 12 Chassis and Vehicle Components
12.1 Carrying Capacity
12.2 Engine and Engine System Design
12.3 Vehicle Components
Chapter 13 Low-Voltage Electrical Systems and Warning Devices
13.1 General
13.2 Wiring
13.3 Power Supply
13.4 Batteries
13.5 Starting Device
13.6 Temperature Exposure
13.7 Electromagnetic Interference
13.8 Optical Warning Devices.
13.9 Audible Warning Devices
13.10 Work Lighting
13.11 Reserved
13.12 Backup Alarm
13.13 Stop, Tail, and Directional Lights
13.14 Electrical System Performance Tests
13.15 Documentation
Chapter 14 Driving and Crew Areas
14.1 General
14.2 Cab Tilt Systems
14.3 Driving Compartment
Chapter 15 Body, Compartments, and Equipment Mounting
15.1 Compartmentation
15.2 Reserved
15.3 Equipment Containment
15.4 Powered Equipment Racks
15.5 SCBA Storage
15.6 Pump and Plumbing Access
15.7 Stepping, Standing, and Walking Surfaces
15.8 Access Handrails or Handholds
15.9 Metal Finish
15.10 Hose Storage
15.11 Requirements for Mounting of Ground Ladders
15.12 Receivers and Anchors for Rope and Removable Winches
15.13 Slip-On Fire-Fighting Module.
Chapter 16 Pumps for Wildland Fire Fighting and Associated Equipment
16.1 Application
16.2 Design and Performance Requirements
16.3 Pump Engine Requirements
16.4 Power Train Capability
16.5 Construction Requirements
16.6 Pump Intake.
16.7 Pump Discharge Outlets
16.8 Pump Drains
16.9 Pump Operator's Location
16.10 Pump Controls
16.11 Pump Engine Controls
16.12 Instrumentation
16.13 Required Testing
Chapter 17 Reserved
Chapter 18 Water Tanks
18.1 General
18.2 Tank Construction
18.3 Tank-to-Pump Intake Line
18.4 Filling and Venting
18.5 Reserved
18.6 Water Tank Capacity Certification
Chapter 19 Reserved
Chapter 20 Foam Proportioning Systems for Class A Foam Concentrate
20.1 Application.
20.2 Requirements by Type of Foam Proportioning System
20.3 Design and Performance Requirements of a Foam Proportioning System
20.4 Controls for Foam Proportioning Systems
20.5 Foam Proportioning System Pressure Gauges, Flowmeters, and Indicators
20.6 Atmospheric Foam Concentrate Tank
20.7 Foam Concentrate Pump
20.8 Pressure Vessel Foam Concentrate or Foam Solution Tanks
20.9 Labels and Instruction Plates.
20.10 Foam Proportioning System Accuracy
20.11 Testing and Documentation
Chapter 21 Compressed Air Foam Systems (CAFS)
21.1 Application
21.2 General Requirements
21.3 Compressed Air System
21.4 Air Mixing
21.5 Compressed Air System Piping
21.6 Air System Controls
21.7 Foam System Pressure Gauges, Flowmeters, and Indicators
21.8 Labels and Instruction Plates
21.9 Manufacturer's Predelivery Tests.
Chapter 22 Reserved
Chapter 23 Reserved
Chapter 24 Reserved
Chapter 25 Winches
25.1 General
25.2 Winch Wire or Synthetic Rope
25.3 Clutch
25.4 Electric Powered Winches
25.5 Hydraulically Driven Winches
Chapter 26 Reserved
Chapter 27 Vehicle Protection Systems
27.1 Brush Rails
27.2 Grille Guard
27.3 Skid Plates
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B Specifying and Procuring Wildland Fire Apparatus
Annex C Weights and Dimensions for Common Equipment
Annex D Guidelines for First Line and Reserve Apparatus
Annex E Methods for Testing a Foam Proportioning System for Calibration
Annex F Informational References
Index