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When to Use 2″ Hose

Most departments use 1 3/4" hose regularly, and break out 2 1/2" hose when really big flows are needed. In this article, Paul Shapiro calls for greater use of a third size of hose that most departments don't use--2".

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Going Up?

In this article, I'll provide useful information on how to combat a fire in a multi-level structure, as well as how to properly use standpipes and standpipe hose packs.

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