TITLE

NFPA Passes Hose Storage Changes

PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Dec2005, Vol. 49 Issue 12, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Technical Committee of the United States National Fire Protection Association has passed an amendment concerning hose bed design. The amendment requires all manufacturers of automobile fire apparatus to secure fire hoses securely in place on the unit. Fatalities have resulted in the accidental deployment of hoses on the street.
ACCESSION #
19467164

 

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