NFPA 1410 Evolution 6: Portable Water Supply

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In this evolution an engine company will deploy an attack and backup line, and then draft from a portable water supply setup by a water supply company. The recommended time until both lines are flowing at the recommended GPM is 5 minutes. The water supply company should maintain adequate water supply to the engine for 30 minutes.


Order Step

Engine company moves into fire scene


Engine company will advance 150' of both attack and backup lines


After 30 seconds the water supply company will move onto the fire scene


Water supply company will deploy portable tank and establish a water supply for the engine


Continuous water supply will be maintained by the water supply company for a minimum of 30 minutes.

1. Stage

Start by positioning apparatus away from the fire scene.

2. First Engine to Fire Scene

The engine should proceed to the fire scene. Time begins when the engine stops at the fire scene. The engine should deploy an attack line and begin flowing at 100 GPM. After a 30 second delay the water supply apparatus can proceed to the fire scene.

3. Water supply to fire scene

The water supply apparatus should proceed to the fire scene. A portable pond should placed, and used to supply the engine. A backup line should be deployed a minimum of 150' and should flow at 100 GPM. Both lines should be flowing at the correct rate and pressure in under 5 minutes. Continuous tender operations should commence immediately following the water supply being established, and should continue for 30 minutes.

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