Per Volunteer Fire Department per year

ANNUAL & EVERY 5-YEAR EQUIPMENT TESTING

 

 

 

 

 

NFPA 1932: Standard on use, maintenance, and service testing of in-service fire department ground ladders.

 

All fire department ground ladders must be service tested at least annually, in accordance with N.F.P.A. 1932.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eudora Fire Department has 3 – 24’ Ladders, 1 – 35’ Ladder, 3 – 10’ Roof Ladders, and 3 – 8’ Attic Ladders.

 

Testing Cost:

161 feet at $1.85 per foot =  $297.85

Replacement of Heat Sensor Labels   if needed: + $60.00

 

$357.85 a year

(This does not include the cost if a ladder fails the test and has to be replaced.)

 

(This does not include the cost if a ladder fails the test and has to be replaced.)

NFPA 1911: Standard for Service Tests of Fire Pump Systems on Fire Apparatus

 

According to NFPA 1911, Service tests are conducted at least annually and whenever major repairs or modification to the pump or its components have been made.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rescue 6: 1,250 GPM Waterous Pump with 1,000 Gallon Water Tank  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Engine 6: 1,250 GPM Hale Pump with 1,000 Gallon Water Tank

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Engine 66: 1,250 GPM Hale Pump with 3,000 Gallon Water Tank

 

Annual Pump Test:

 

Engine 6:         $250.00

Engine 66:       $250.00

Rescue 6:         $250.00

 

$750.00 a year

(This does not include the cost if a fire pump fails the test and has to be repaired or replaced.)

NFPA 1852: Standard on Selection, Care and Maintenance of Open-Circuit Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus

 

SCBA manufacturers and the NFPA recommend at least one flow test annually. In addition, NFPA 1852 states that you should flow test any new SCBA before it goes into service and after any repair or rebuilding. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20 SCBA Flow Tests $40.00 each = $800.00

Labor Charge           $40.00 service call =   +$40.00

 

Annual Flow Test:

 

$840.00 a year

(This does not include if a SCBA fails the test and has to be repaired or replaced.)

 

40 SCBA- Air Cylinder Hydro Static Test $40.00 each air cylinder = $1600.00

 

$1,600.00 every 5 Years

(This does not include the cost if an air cylinder fails the test and has to be repaired or replaced.)

 

 

NFPA 1962: Standard for the care, use, inspection, service testing, and replacement of fire hose, couplings, nozzles, and fire house appliances.

 

Systems Tests. Each pre-connected line or any attack line used for interior firefighting operations on a fire apparatus, together with the nozzle or hose connected appliance it supplies, shall be flow tested as a system at least annually.

 

Attack fire hose shall be service tested to a minimum of 300 psi. Supply fire hose shall be service tested to a minimum of 200 psi.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cost of Testing Fire Hose:

Free

Administered and Documented by the Eudora Volunteer Firefighters to save tax dollars

 

(This does not include the cost if a hose fails the test and has to be repaired or replaced.)

 

 

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