Water tender


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1.(Nav.) In the United States navy, a first-class petty officer in charge in a fireroom. He "tends" water to the boilers, sees that fires are properly cleaned and stoked, etc. There is also a rating of chief water tender, who is a chief petty officer.
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At the fire service cars, minibuses, and water tenders were involved in 170 incidents between January 2013 and September 2015.
The HEWATT water tender is built to support the TFFT while also providing supplementary fire suppression capabilities.
The HEWATT water tender is built to support the TFFT while providing supplementary fire suppression capabilities.
In the Santa Clarita Valley, staffing was boosted for four fire patrols and one water tender.
SeeNews) - Jun 23, 2014 - The Deutsch Schuetzen-Eisenberg municipality in Austria's Burgenland state has launched an open tender for the supply of one water tender vehicle of the TLF1000 type.
Cousins Will and Gavin Lindsay decided to fix up the bright red 1958 water tender after discovering it rusting in a garage in Haddington, East Lothian.
Two fire engines and one water tender responded, and the fire was under control fewer than five minutes after the first engine arrived, Kronser said.
Tenders are invited for Designing fabrication construction and supply of water tender type x on tata lpt 1613/42 bs iv cowl chassis
Two fire engines and one water tender responded, and the fire was under control less than five minutes after the first engine arrived, Kronser said.
Tenders invited for Designing, fabrication & supply of complete water tender including chassis as per specification enclosed in annexure
Tenders are invited for PROCUREMENT OF FIRE WATER TENDER WITH BUY BACK