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The information contained in this Website has been provided by Wildland Apparatus Engineer Training & Consulting, SP, (hereinafter may be referenced as “WAE”), for Information & Educational purposes only as it directly relates to wildland firefighting pumping operations. While every care we could think of has been taken to ensure that the content is useful and accurate, Wildland Apparatus Engineer, Training & Consulting, SP makes no guarantees, provides no undertakings or warranties in this regard, and does not accept any legal liability or responsibility for the content or the accuracy of the information so provided, or, for any loss or damage caused arising directly or indirectly in connection with reliance on the use of such information. Any use of any of the products and/or information contained on this website must be used at the sole responsibility & liability of the user and must therefore exercise his or her “sound judgment based upon his or her training, experience, and local policies, procedures, and standards” in place. This website and the information contained within it including its downloadable materials shall not be taken as a substitute for their local instruction by competent personnel. The information on this website is designed to be used by experienced apparatus operators that need reference materials such as formulas or calculation tools to make rapid “estimations” that are NOT and cannot be 100% accurate. As such the Firefighter or Operator “MUST” first rely on and use his or her experience in connection with the material herein to make the aforementioned “best” judgment decision for their situation. Should any errors or omissions be brought to the attention of Wildland Apparatus Engineer, Training & Consulting, SP such error will be corrected as soon as possible.
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Wildland Apparatus Engineer Training & Consulting, SP does not make any warranty, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, nor does it assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, nor does it represent that its use is to be taken over that of a local standard, policy or established procedures for your area, district, state, station, etc.
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Wildland Apparatus Engineer, Training & Consulting, SP provides an Excel-based spreadsheet to be able to rapidly calculate the required engine pump and nozzle pressures for performing particular tasks or jobs during both training sessions and actual wildland fire operations. While the spreadsheet is believed to be highly accurate and is used by WAE in the field on working fires ourselves, Wildland Apparatus Engineer, Training & Consulting, SP makes no Guarantee or Warranty that some errors in numbers or data will not exist. The user of the spreadsheet and materials is again cautioned to make constant checks of their situation, task, their experience, and their training along with industry-standard formulas as is common in the fire services and recheck with a slide-rule or calculator using appropriate hand method if it is believed a particular aspect may be in error.
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