Apparatus Pump Operator Class
November 19, 2021

Recently several members of the Pleasant Valley Fire District completed the New York State Apparatus Operator – Pump class.

Based on objectives from National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator, course includes responsibilities of pump operators, hydraulics and friction loss, pump controls and accessories, fire streams, pumper practices, pumping from draft and pump evolutions, and using the fire pump at the fire hydrant.

Students were able to work on their pumping skills by drafting from the dry hydrant located at the dam on Salt Point Turnpike.