Fire Chief » Fire hydrant http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:02:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Firefighter invents tool to conquer snowed-in hydrants http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/29/firefighter-invents-tool-to-conquer-snowed-in-hydrants/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/29/firefighter-invents-tool-to-conquer-snowed-in-hydrants/#comments Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:05:56 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/29/firefighter-invents-tool-to-conquer-snowed-in-hydrants/
On average, it takes 20 minutes to dig and move to the next hydrant; the Hydrant Snorkel eliminates this problem
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The Command Post Podcast: How does your department deal with low morale? http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/25/the-command-post-podcast-how-does-your-department-deal-with-low-morale/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/25/the-command-post-podcast-how-does-your-department-deal-with-low-morale/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 06:24:38 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/25/the-command-post-podcast-how-does-your-department-deal-with-low-morale/
Lt. Rom Duckworth and Chief Rob Wylie also talk about fire hydrant operations in their frontline tactical tips segment
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Retired firefighter invents revolutionary fire hydrant http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/01/retired-firefighter-invents-revolutionary-fire-hydrant/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/01/retired-firefighter-invents-revolutionary-fire-hydrant/#comments Tue, 01 Jul 2014 20:31:03 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=2340
Aside from the 'alien' look, this reinvented hydrant has the guts to fight freezing, rust, vandalism and other problems that plague traditional hydrants.
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Retired firefighter invents revolutionary fire hydrant http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/01/retired-firefighter-invents-revolutionary-fire-hydrant-2/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/01/retired-firefighter-invents-revolutionary-fire-hydrant-2/#comments Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:16:51 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/01/retired-firefighter-invents-revolutionary-fire-hydrant-2/
Aside from the 'alien' look, this reinvented hydrant has the guts to fight freezing, rust, vandalism and other problems that plague traditional hydrants
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Officials: Fire hydrant locks putting residents in danger http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/04/officials-fire-hydrant-locks-putting-residents-danger/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/04/officials-fire-hydrant-locks-putting-residents-danger/#comments Wed, 04 Jun 2014 16:16:42 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=2016
The water company said the step was taken due to water theft; the padlocks resulted in a significant delay in putting out one fire.
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