September 12, 2018

How Reliable are Private Fire Hydrants?

A well considered article by David R. Blossom, ALCM, CFPS, CFII posted at answers this question. Click on the link to the website, then Search for the Keywords “weakest link.” (Free registration required to read the article.) Quote: “The old adage that a chain is only as strong as its weakest link is a perfect description of fire protection systems. However, can you think of a more potentially weaker and extremely important link than a hydrant that doesn’t work?
September 12, 2018

Regulations and Recent Articles of Interest

Double Steamer Hydrants allow two large diameter supply lines to be run from one hydrant to two separate pumping engines at the scene. Read more in this informative article from www.FireHydrant.Org.
September 12, 2018

Fire Hydrants in the News

In a joint project developed by the Fire Department and GIS staff of the City of Euless, Texas, GPS (global positioning satellite) technology was used to benefit both groups and better maintain city fire hydrants. Read this online article.

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