Operation Under Unusual Conditions (Cont)
2-134. OPERATION IN COLD ENVIRONMENT, -25F TO 32F (-32C TO 0C)
A complete TFFT crew is required to perform fire fighting
Refer to the following manuals for additional cold weather
(1) Basic Cold Weather Operation Manual; FM 31-70.
(2) Northern Operations; FM 31-71.
(3) Operation and Maintenance of Ordnance Material in Cold
Weather (0F to -65F [-18C to -54C]); FM 9-207.
(4) 8X8 Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks (HEMTT)
Operators Manual; TM 9-2320-279-10-1.
a. Preparation for Cold Weather Operation.
Make sure truck has been parked in a warm shelter (+55F [13C])
prior to operations.
Install pump house cooling winterization cover (1) on left side pump
house panel (2) with eight twist locks (3).
Make sure onboard water tank is full.
Make sure foam agent tanks are filled (para 2-122). Use Class A
foam agent or a Class B foam agent rated for a minimum of