Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting – Resupply an ARFF Vehicle with Water
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Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting – Resupply an ARFF Vehicle with Water

August 23, 2019


This skill video will show you how to resupply
an ARFF vehicle with water from one or more water sources. You should complete this skill while wearing
appropriate personal protective equipment. Position the water tender to resupply the
ARFF apparatus. Connect the supply hose from the water tender
to the ARFF apparatus water fill connection. Open the ARFF apparatus tank pressure relief
devices, if necessary. Open the ARFF apparatus tank fill valve. Engage the tender water pump. Open the tender discharge valve. Monitor the water resupply process. When the ARFF apparatus water tank is full,
shut off the tender discharge valve. Close the ARFF apparatus water tank fill valve. Disengage the tender water pump. Disconnect the supply hose from the ARFF apparatus. Position the ARFF apparatus under the overhead
water fill point for resupply. Open the ARFF apparatus water tank fill hatch. Place the overhead water fill hose into the
ARFF apparatus water tank opening. Open the overhead water fill point valve. Monitor the water resupply process. When the ARFF apparatus water tank is full,
shut off the overhead fill point valve. Close the ARFF apparatus water tank fill hatch. Position the ARFF apparatus for resupply. Do not overpressurize the tank – see the
manufacturer’s instructions. Connect the supply hose to the ARFF apparatus
water fill connection. Connect the supply hose to the hydrant. Open the ARFF apparatus water tank pressure
relief devices, if necessary. Open the ARFF apparatus water tank fill valve. Open the hydrant valve. Monitor the water resupply process. When the ARFF apparatus water tank is full,
shut off the hydrant valve. Close the ARFF apparatus water tank fill valve. Close ARFF apparatus water tank pressure relief
devices, if necessary. Disconnect the supply hose from the ARFF apparatus
and hydrant.

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