TITLE

ISO RATINGS FOR PUMPERS WITH AERIALS

PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Feb2008, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the requirements of the U.S. Insurance Services Office (ISO) when rating fire departments in the U.S. that employ pumpers with aerials in their fire engines. The requirements include the designation of fire engine's duty as an engine and a ladder of platform, aerial device on the fire engine must have sufficient horizontal and vertical extension to reach the roof of any building on fire, and the presence of required engine company and ladder company equipment.
ACCESSION #
31154389

 

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