Generators are provided on Rescue-1, Rescue-3 and the Special Operations Support Unit to provide power for power tools and lighting. The power tools are discussed in their own information sheets. This sheet will discuss power cords and lighting.
Each generator is provided with 100 feet of heavy electrical extension cord, GFI receptacle boxes, and lighting equipment.
In Rescue-3 the electrical cord is stowed in the compartment under the generator.
The GFI receptacle boxes are kept next to the generators.
In Rescue-3 the lighting is in the compartment under the generator.
In the Special Operations Support Unit, the extension cord is stored on top of the Rope Accessories Box.
In the Special Operations Support unit portable lighting is against the right-hand wall.
NOTE: Doors have to be kept open when generators are running to disburse the exhaust.