Fire Hydrant
  • The Hydrant is a fitting which allows the fireman to connect his hose or standpipe to the water main and also to control the flow of water as he requires
  • It consists of a short length of flanged pipe connected to water main, a valve and an outlet
  • A hose box is provided near hydrant. In hose box branch pipe and hose pipes of required length are provided.
  • Whenever fire occurs Hose pipe (usually 30 meter long) and branch pipe is taken from hose box and connected to hydrant. The valve is opened to extinguish the fire.