Section I. GENERAL
DA Form 2028 (Recommended Changes to DA
Publications) will be used for reporting these
improvements. This form will be completed in triplicate
a. These instructions are published for the use of
using pencil, pen, or typewriter. The original and one
the personnel to whom the Ward LaFrance Model
copy will be forwarded direct to the Commanding
M44A1WLF Fire Truck is issued.
Officer, 1.U. S. Army Mobility Equipment Center,
information on organizational maintenance of the
ATTN: SMOME-MM, P. O. Drawer 58, St. Louis, Mo.
equipment, its accessories, and auxiliaries. This manual
63166. One information copy will be provided to the
also includes instructions for shipment and limited
individual's immediate supervisor (e.g., officer,
noncommissioned officer, supervisor, etc.).
Appendix I contains a list of publications
applicable to this manual. Appendix II contains the
recommendations as prescribed by TM 38750.
maintenance allocation chart. Appendix III contains a
list of basic issue items authorized the operator of this
2. Record and Report Forms
equipment. The organizational repair parts and special
tool list will be listed in TM 5-4210-205-20P, when
DA Form 2258, (Depreservation Guide of Engineer
Equipment). For any other record and report forms
c. Numbers in parentheses on illustrations indicate
applicable to the operator and organizational
quantity. Numbers preceding nomenclature callouts on
maintenance, refer to TM 38-750.
illustrations indicate the preferred maintenance
Note. Applicable forms, excluding standard
Form 46 which is carried by the operator. will be
d. The direct reporting, by the individual user, of
errors, omissions and recommendations for improving
kept in a canvas bag mounted on the equipment.
this manual is authorized and encouraged.
Section II. DESCRIPTION AND DATA
and transporting the ladders. Two spotlights one on
each side of the personnel cab windshield cab
windshield posts, and two floodlights are mounted on the
The War(LaFrance Model M44A1WLF Fire Truck
rear of the truck to provide a means of lighting during
has the following major components of fire-fighting
night operation. The battery charger receptacles are
equipment mounted on the chassis. A foam concentrate
located on the rear of the truck for connection to an
tank is mounted in the fire pump compartment
external battery charging source. The fire extinguisher
immediately behind the personnel cab, while two
brackets are on the rear stanchion of the truck. A
pioneered hose reel assemblies, one on each side of the
combination siren and siren light, located on top of the
truck, are installed in the hose reel and pump
left front fender provides means o warning in an
All fire fighting equipment
with a water tank fill provides a means filling the tank
enclosed in an insulated body.
without engaging the fire pump. The support assembly
is locate above the water tank and provides a means of