Five Gallon Fuel Can (NFES 001175)
Due to incidents of gysering, take following actions regarding the Wavian fuel can (NFES 001175):
  • Do not issue the fuel can to incidents.
  • Contact supply units on all active incidents.  Return all fuel cans to the servicing cache and replace as needed with NFES 000606 safety cans.
  • Perform an inventory adjustment for all ready for issue (RFI) and not ready for issue (NFRI) fuel cans to remove from the ICBS inventory system.
Questions? Please contact:
Matt Cnudde, Chair, National Fire Equpment System Subcommittee at 308-387-5277 or
Link to memo
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