NFPA Proposed Pump-and-Roll Firefighting Position

Every three to five years, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Apparatus Committee considers revisions to NFPA 1906, Standard for Wildland Fire Apparatus. This document sets minimum standards for the design of apparatus intended mainly for fighting wildland fires.

The Fire Apparatus Manufacturers’ Association (FAMA) participates in this process with one representative on the committee and several more representatives from FAMA member companies.

A major challenge to setting wildland apparatus design standards is the tremendously varied environments where wildland fires can occur. Read More.

This article originally appeared in Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment, March, 2015.