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fire hose

[′fīr ‚hōz]
(engineering)
A collapsible, flameproof hose that can be attached to a hydrant, standpipe, or similar outlet to supply water to extinguish a fire.

fire hose

A large-diameter hose which is usually wound on a cylindrical spool mounted on a wall of a building; this combination enables the hose to be pulled out quickly to fight a fire.
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The inventor, who is a Fire Captain and Emergency Medical Technician, has also developed a working prototype of the Compact Fire Hose Cart that he has utilized personally with success.
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The water from the fire hoses, apparently too strong for the gentle water-play Connor had envisioned, forced some children to roll down the street under its force, injuring some, frightening many.
Then they will test new materials to see how they compare to existing fire hoses.
The events include a tower race, in which the competitors will shoot water at targets with fire hoses from a ladder, and bed race in which they start in bed, get up, get dressed into full gear, mount the truck, and shoot at targets with the fire hose.
Around a dozen teenagers from Sarn spent the day at Bridgend Fire Station learning how to use fire hoses, climb ladders and move heavy kit and unconscious casualties.
Replacement of fire hoses may be accomplished by attrition.
Contract notice: Purchase and maintenance of fire extinguishers, fire hoses and ancillary equipment fitted to municipal buildings.
Officer Ferguson said the vehicle drove over fire hoses and nearly hit a cruiser parked on Hamilton Street.