Firefighter's Handbook

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  1. Water Hammer
    Pressure surge that occurs when water valves are rapidly open or closed
  2. Hard Suction Hose
    • -comes in 2 1/2 to 6inch
    • -tested on it's ability to withstand vacuum
    • -standard length is 10ft
    • -NFPA requires pumpers to carry 10ft
  3. Distributor/Extension pipe
    • Allows nozzle or other device to be directed into holes to reach basements, attics, or inaccessible areas
    • Has self supporting bracket to help hold it in place when in use
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Firefighter's Handbook
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2013-01-21 15:43:58
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Chapter 10 - Fire Hose and Appliance
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