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Old 05-11-2019, 2:44 PM
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Originally Posted by motox917 View Post
the most common supply line on structural and wild land engines is 2.5" hose with national standard threads. Just food for thought on your water system.
Yes, having the proper hose thread standard to the fire service is a must have item. I also keep a box of adaptors for the hydrant so that I can hook up anything from a garden hose to the 2" suction line for my fire pump. Every side of the house has a water spigot with garden hose attached so any spot fires can be sprayed down quickly.

But of course, the most important thing is to keep landscaping in the 100'+ zone around the house lean and green. I have no wood piles or combustible patio furniture near the house to act as a conduit for fire spread to the house.
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