fire main


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fire main

A water service pipe, 1 whose dedicated use is fighting a fire; connects the public water supply to a terminating point in the building.
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"While the cost savings are significant, our first concern was improving fire main system reliability," Parrish said.
Included in the civil's design and construction was connection into the existing foul and surface water, pumping main, rainwater harvesting for recycling to the offices, fire main, external lighting, fuelling and wash down areas and 2 no weighbridges and control building.
For example, LCS 1 originally had a single-loop fire main system--a system that sucks water from the sea and circulates it through a single loop of piping to various hydrants throughout the ship.
He didn't see the fire main directly over his head, the one with its nice, sharp edge where the mounting brackets come together.
Cargo ship Det Norske Veritas was stopped from leaving Sunderland when inspectors found 23 faults, including a corroded fire main and unsafe liferafts.
It includes tasks like fixing faulty gas detectors, replacing a failed battery in a lifeboat and repairing a valve in a fire main.
The fire main will utilize two 50-gpm 60 psi, Oberdorfer fire/bilge pumps direct coupled through an electric clutch to the starboard main engine.
It also includes aircraft fuel hydrant system, storm and portable water distribution line, chilled water distribution system, medium voltage distribution sub-Stations, communication network and fire main distribution system on the major utility segments.
Firefighters were called to the Jaguar production plant just before 1am after a fire main burst.
"We had 15 pumps and three aerial appliances, and an open-water feed from the docks at Cammell Laird, supplemented by the Tranmere Oil Terminal fire main.