U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Federal Emergency Management Agency

Resource: Engine, Fire (Pumper)
Category: Firefighting (ESF #4)
Kind: Equipment
Minimum Capabilities (Component) Minimum Capabilities
(Metric)
Type I Type II Type III Type IV Type V Type VI Type VII
Pump Capacity   1,000 GPM 500 GPM 120 GPM 70 GPM 50 GPM 50 GPM 50 GPM
Tank Capacity   400 Gallon 400 Gallon 500 Gallon 750 Gallon 500 Gallon 200 Gallon 125 Gallon
Hose, 2.5 inch   1,200 Feet 1,000 Feet          
Hose, 1.5 inch   400 Feet 500 Feet 1,000 Feet 300 Feet 300 Feet 300 Feet 200 Feet
Hose, 1 inch   200 Feet 300 Feet 800 Feet 300 Feet 300 Feet 300 Feet 200 Feet
Personnel   4 3 3 2 2 2 2

Comment:

The engine typing needs to be taken out to Type VII. Compromise between FIRESCOPE and NWCG is to use NWCG Standards for Engines and Crews. NWCG has seven engine types.


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