Canyon Lister Fire Dept - Brush 51
Canyon-Lister Fire Department Brush 51 - What you need to know when driving, operating, or responding
Driving - Need to Know
Canyon-Lister Fire Department's Brush 51 is a rapid response brushfire truck built on a Ford F-550 chassis. It seats 5, and is powered by a V10 gas motor with automatic transmission.
Who is allowed to drive Brush 51?
Anyone can drive any time, including Code 3.
Any firefighter can drive any time, including Code 3.
Any firefighter approved by a CLFD Chief Officer can drive any time, including Code 3.
Any firefighter can drive under normal circumstances, but only those approved by a Chief Officer can drive Code 3.
Prior to leaving the hall, the driver of Brush 51 will do a check of:
Oil level and quality
Tires for obvious signs of under-inflation
Load security of everything on the deck
Proper operation of all emergency lights
Ensure no articles on the floor in front of the tires
All compartments and doors are secured
All firefighters on board have seatbelt buckles
All equipment, including helmets, in the cab area are secure
The driver is responsible for these tasks.
The front seat passenger is responsible for these tasks.
Ultra-High Pressure Pump System
Starting and Operating the Pump
Filling the Water Tank
Shutting Down the Pump
What Happens When Done Wrong
The proper order for shutting down the Ultra High Pressure Pump is:
Lower idle lever to slow motor
Spray water to clear all remaining foam from the system
Turn foam (yellow) knob to 0
Squueze nozzle to release remaining pressure in lines
Re-roll the hose
Turn the water (blue) knob to 0
Top off water supply at first opportunity
Remove the exhaust pipe extension when cooled
Turn key to off
Davey (Honda powered)
Shindaiwa GP450 pumps
Portable Tank (Pumpkin)
When tasked with setting up a portable pump water supply, what needs to be taken off the truck?
Blue Storage Tub
Hand Tools, Back-pack Pumps, and Other equipment
Hoses and Appliances
First Aid Kit and Rehab Products
Match the item to the storage compartment or location
Сombine elements from the left column with the elements on the right
First Aid Kit
Behind rear seat on driver's side
Front upper drivers side
Shindaiwa GP450 pumps
Rear upper drivers side
Spare forestry hose and packs
Upper passenger side
Spare caps, wye's, nozzles
Tray on deck
Lower passenger side
Small tool kit
Rear lower drivers side.