The fire alarm bell has been around around forever; it's been saving lives and irking building occupants with inconvenient drills since 1852.
Posted by Jason Hugo & Cameron Sharp on 7/29/2016 to Fire Sprinkler System Components
Angle hose valves give firefighters access to the standpipe system's supply of water, which it carries from the ground level FDC.
Posted by Jason Hugo & Cameron Sharp on 7/22/2016 to Fire Sprinkler System Components
The Siamese FDC features two female inlets, and plays an essential role in providing supplemental water to sprinkler and standpipe systems.
Posted by Jason Hugo & Cameron Sharp on 7/15/2016 to Fire Sprinkler System Components
Posted by Jason Hugo & Cameron Sharp on 7/8/2016
The fire department connection (FDC) is the access point for a building's sprinkler system to receive supplemental water from fire engines, which initially draws from fire hydrants on-site.