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Fire Hose Products (148 words)
Fire Hoses - in 1.5", 1.75", 2.5", and 3" diameters.
The fire hose and nozzle are in place and connected to the water supply.
The hose is properly racked and the nozzle is in the closed position.
Fire hose market - basics and details (2183 words)
The forerunner of the modern fire hose was invented in 1672 in Amsterdam, Netherlands, by Nicholas and Jan van der Heiden (Heides).
A hose with two layers is called a double jacket hose and is used where weight is not as critical and where the hose is expected to have frequent, sometimes harsh use, as in urban fire service.
Some forestry hose is made with a perforated rubber liner to allow it to "weep" a little water through the jacket as a protection against embers that might otherwise burn the hose.
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