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Posted on: June 29, 2017

[ARCHIVED] "Private" Fire Hydrant Test

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During a recent commercial fire inspection Firefighter Colelli was able to conduct a flush and flow test of a 'private' fire hydrant.

During a recent commercial fire inspection Firefighter Colelli was able to conduct a flush and flow test of a 'private' fire hydrant. Flowing just over 1200 GPM, this properly functioning fire hydrant is an absolutely critical feature should there be a fire. In UPT, fire hydrant color differentiates the responsibility for maintenance; public vs. private. Available water flow rates of silver 'private' fire hydrants are determined and maintained through the commercial fire inspection process.

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