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Fire Hydrant Markings

By Dan Curran on December 01, 2014

Fire hydrant marking

Just wanted to have a quick discussion on the markings of fire hydrants. NFPA recommends that all fire hydrants be color coded so that when you pull up on a hydrant you will have a general idea of the flow you can expect. Read on for the classifications.

Tags: training, fire hydrant, hydrant classification, promotional question

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Big Fire Hookup

By Dan Curran on October 13, 2014

Big Fire Hookup

In collaboration with my Lieutenant, John Vagg, we created a new training scenario on, what we in Rochester call, "The Big Fire Hookup".

Tags: big fire hookup, training scenario, fire hydrant

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Engine Company Drill #3: Two Engines, Two Hydrants

By Dan Curran on September 29, 2014

Engine Company Drill #3: Two Engines, Two Hydrants

The third article in our Engine Company Drills series. In this training scenario, from NFPA 1410: Standard for Training for Initial Emergency Scene Operations, we show a scenario where two engines must secure two different water sources for fire attack.

Tags: training, training scenario, engine company drill, fire hydrant

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