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Pump Service Test Laws?
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Does anyone know of  state that has a law that requires a person to be certified to conduct pump service test on fire apparatus? In Arkansas to service or inspect a fire extinguisher you must have a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Franklin Jun 24, 2011.


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Lives in:
Little Rock Arkansas
Northeast Saline County Fire District
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Volunteer fire department
Top issues in your department:
FF safety, Apparatus operations, water supplies, hoseline operations, rescue techniques, latest developement in fire service
Professional Qualifications:
member fire service 41 years, retired from Little Rock F.D. as captain. At LRFD was incharge of research/developement 6 years, member of USAR team, Instructor in ARFF, pump operations, water supply, wildland. Owner of Fire Apparatus Repair & Testing a Waterous Service Center for Arkansas since 1982. Pump mechanic for 39 yeaers. Adjunct instructor for Arkansas Fire Academy since 1976.
Topics you provide training for:
Pump operations/ water supply. wildland operations, Aircraft Firefighting & Rescue.
Areas of expertise:
Fire apparatus pumps(repair,testing and operations) Water supply ( relay pumping/ tender operations and water system supply)
Member Arkansas fire service for over 41 years. Instructor since 1976. Retired member of Little Rock Fire Department 28 years service. Owner of Fire Apparatus Repair & Testing since 1980. Certified pump mechanic for over 39 years. Oldest operating EMT in the state. Taught at FDIC 4 years "Let's Talk Pumps"
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