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The Pump Operators

For those who Drive and supply the Water to the Crews battling the Fire

Members: 172
Latest Activity: Aug 3, 2017


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Firefighter Forum, Rescue & EMS Discussion

Computer Controlled Pump Issues

Started by Zachary Wolf Mar 27, 2014. 0 Replies

Pump Operators and Lives

Started by Bud. Last reply by Paul Spencer Jan 13, 2014. 1 Reply

Computer controlled pumps

Started by Bill Anderson. Last reply by Nathan Enyart Nov 30, 2013. 5 Replies

hydrant hookups

Started by Russ. Last reply by John Gillelan Aug 18, 2011. 2 Replies

Pump Operations. What do you do?

Started by Alex Sharp. Last reply by Kevin Schulz Jun 4, 2011. 20 Replies

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Comment by Pedro Hernandez Cruz on April 8, 2011 at 1:47pm
Hello my friends, some of you guys have a fire engine with Darley pump and use a gobernor specifcly Darley Autocontrol?, have you ever have problen with the ascelerator? i have one ,every time i engage the pump the governor up the ascelerator to maaximun for 2 second more or less , someone can give me any advice about it?
Comment by Cynthia Odom Pilgrim on March 30, 2011 at 4:12pm
Hi to all!
Comment by Bud on March 24, 2011 at 8:22pm
Pumps ops should be year round, not just spring summer and fall.
Comment by David Grice on February 7, 2011 at 5:30pm
hi 2 all.
Comment by Al (olddogg) Westbrook on December 2, 2010 at 10:35pm
Thanks Mike . My department has spec"d E-One's for years, mid-mount Hale pumps. The newer 4 door cab units have 1250 GPM pumps . We are the county Emergency service, so we do a lot of Tanker relays for water supply . I've been a pump operator since the mid-80's .I went through the 4 levels of the Tennessee State fire pump operations classes with Mr Lewis Baker . Our state really lost a Great fire asset when he passed away last year .
Comment by Rossi Paloma on November 28, 2010 at 6:06pm
Hhhhhm, something mechanical. I can work with this. Thanks for the invite, Chief!!!
Comment by Kimber Valentine on November 26, 2010 at 9:10pm
Thanks chief, I'm learning this now.
Comment by Chris Weber on November 26, 2010 at 12:11pm
Thanks Chief.I end up doing this part of it quite a bit.
Comment by Andrew Richmond on November 25, 2010 at 9:08pm
Thanks for the invite Chief, This looks like a group that could be pretty informative.
Comment by Joe VanDerwerker on November 25, 2010 at 1:01pm
Happy Thanksgiving! Fire never takes a holiday, remember to recirculate your pump this time of year. It doesn't take long to freeze, but takes long to unfreeze.
 

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