Suction Hose

Some articles on hose, hoses, suction hose:

Firehose - Modern Usage - Types
... There are several types of hose designed specifically for the fire service ... Those designed to operate under positive pressure are called discharge hoses ... They include attack hose, supply hose, relay hose, forestry hose, and booster hose ...
Hard Suction Hose
... Hard suction hose (alternatively, suction hose) is a specific type of fire hose used in drafting operations, when a fire engine uses a vacuum to draw water ...
Quint (fire Apparatus) - NFPA Specifications - Suction Hose
... A minimum of 15 feet (4.5 metres) of soft suction hose or 20 feet (6 metres) of hard suction hose for drafting water ...

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    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

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    —H.L. (Henry Lewis)