Tanker Shuttle Accreditation demonstrates the ability of TYENDINAGA FIRE DEPARTMENT to combat fires in rural areas quickly and effectively by providing a continuous flow of water to fire scenes far from municipal fire hydrants.
Tanker Shuttle Accreditation is a test that is part of the Fire Underwriters Survey Rating for a municipality and provides fire hydrant protected insurance ratings for areas of the Township. The main requirement for Tanker Shuttle Accreditation are:
The test must be within 8 km of the fire station and must be at least 5 km from a water source where the tankers are refilled.
Some insurance companies recognize the Tanker Shuttle Accreditation rating. Rural residences within 8 km of a fire station and rural businesses within 5 km of a fire station may receive an insurance reduction. Contact your insurance agent to see if you qualify for the reduction.
Most importantly, the Tanker Shuttle Accreditation demonstrates that TYENDINAGA FIRE DEPARTMENT has the ability to transport water to rural fire scenes to protect their citizens.