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Fire hydrant

A fire hydrant or firecock (archaic) is a connection point by which firefighters can tap into a water supply. It is a component of active fire protection...

Last Update: 2021-01-10T01:16:32Z Word Count : 3695 Synonim Fire hydrant

Hydrant wrench

A hydrant wrench is a tool used to remove fire hydrant caps and open the valve of the hydrant. They are usually adjustable so as to fit different sized...

Last Update: 2017-10-14T12:07:46Z Word Count : 317 Synonim Hydrant wrench

Water distribution system

using fire hydrants for water main flushing is to ensure that the water is adequately supplied to fire hydrants for fire fighting. During the hydrant flushing...

Last Update: 2021-02-24T13:37:57Z Word Count : 2703 Synonim Water distribution system

North American Fire Hose Coupler Incompatibilities

Despite fire hose and hydrant coupler standardization efforts that are at least 144 years old, there remain significant areas in Canada, the United States...

Last Update: 2020-12-21T01:19:13Z Word Count : 2568 Synonim North American Fire Hose Coupler Incompatibilities

Hydrant

from which fluid (e.g. water or fuel) can be tapped. Depending on the fluid involved, the term may refer to: Fire hydrant Oil depot Flushing hydrant...

Last Update: 2020-02-06T21:28:07Z Word Count : 46 Synonim Hydrant

Fire hose

a fire to extinguish it. Outdoors, it attaches either to a fire engine or a fire hydrant. Indoors, it can permanently attach to a building's standpipe...

Last Update: 2020-09-11T22:36:36Z Word Count : 3211 Synonim Fire hose

Fire engine

fire as soon as they arrive on scene. When the onboard water supply runs out, the engine is connected to more permanent sources such as fire hydrants...

Last Update: 2021-04-10T23:19:45Z Word Count : 3562 Synonim Fire engine

Standpipe (firefighting)

standpipe serves the same purpose as a fire hydrant. In many other countries, hydrants in streets are below ground level. Fire trucks carry standpipes and key...

Last Update: 2020-08-24T14:57:04Z Word Count : 542 Synonim Standpipe (firefighting)

Flushing hydrant

hydrant is a hydrant that is used for flushing a water line of silt, rust, debris, or stagnant water. Many water utilities use standard fire hydrants...

Last Update: 2015-05-08T15:46:46Z Word Count : 90 Synonim Flushing hydrant

Reuleaux triangle

applications of the Reuleaux triangle include giving the shape to guitar picks, fire hydrant nuts, pencils, and drill bits for drilling filleted square holes, as...

Last Update: 2021-04-16T18:40:09Z Word Count : 6474 Synonim Reuleaux triangle

Glossary of firefighting equipment

putting out small fires near the truck without having to connect to a fire hydrant; easily recovered with a motorized reel. Also known as "red line" for...

Last Update: 2020-12-25T16:54:01Z Word Count : 9072 Synonim Glossary of firefighting equipment

William Poole

the fires was once hearing the alarm sound a Bowery Boy would find the nearest fire hydrant to the fire and flip over an empty barrel over the fire hydrant...

Last Update: 2021-04-11T20:27:57Z Word Count : 2458 Synonim William Poole

List of unusual deaths

September 2006. "Fire Hydrant Death – Fire Plugged". Snopes.com. Retrieved 8 August 2011. Harris, Harry (23 June 2007). "Flying fire hydrant kills man". Oakland...

Last Update: 2021-04-16T00:38:02Z Word Count : 9253 Synonim List of unusual deaths

Birdsill Holly

patented an improved fire hydrant that is similar to those used currently for firefighting. Holly was a co-inventor of the Silsby steam fire engine. He founded...

Last Update: 2021-04-06T21:11:18Z Word Count : 1905 Synonim Birdsill Holly

Water flow test

a hydrant flow test, is a way to measure the water supply available at a building site, usually for the purposes of installing a water based fire protection...

Last Update: 2021-01-14T20:16:45Z Word Count : 615 Synonim Water flow test

Lanikai Beach

would normally be), within 30 feet of a stop sign, within ten feet of a fire hydrant, or on or within 20 feet of a crosswalk. However, there are legal parking...

Last Update: 2020-12-23T09:23:07Z Word Count : 585 Synonim Lanikai Beach

Timeline of United States inventions (before 1890)

suspension bridges found throughout the world. 1801 Fire hydrant A fire hydrant is an active fire protection measure, and a source of water provided in...

Last Update: 2021-04-13T12:13:03Z Word Count : 22714 Synonim Timeline of United States inventions (before 1890)

Han Lue

open to fire on Jan and Klaus’s getaway car. At the last second, Han is able to pull her out of the way and the two take cover behind a fire hydrant as Adolfson...

Last Update: 2021-04-19T11:47:12Z Word Count : 2221 Synonim Han Lue

Storz

Fire Hydrant with 5" Storz Pumper Nozzle - City of Raleigh" (PDF). Retrieved 1 September 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) "Fire Hydrants...

Last Update: 2020-10-27T02:23:03Z Word Count : 882 Synonim Storz

Water tender

water from a water source to a fire scene. Water tenders are capable of drafting water from a stream, lake or hydrant. This class of apparatus does not...

Last Update: 2020-06-15T05:21:39Z Word Count : 685 Synonim Water tender

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Fire hydrant

A fire hydrant or firecock (archaic) is a connection point by which firefighters can tap into a water supply. It is a component of active fire protection. Underground fire hydrants have been used in Europe and Asia since at least the 18th century. Above-ground pillar-type hydrants are a 19th-century invention.


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