An article about the the history of fire hydrants.
An article about the evolution of the fire hydrants in California.
An article about the history of the fire hydrant. The first hydrants were used for public water supply from the earliest municipal water systems. They resembled faucets and were at best suited for the bucket brigade method of firefighting. Prior to municipal water systems, there were other means to provide water in the event of a fire.
An article about the definition and different types of fire hydrants. The article also includes links on related topics.
18-page PDF document. Manual of City of Defiance on fire hydrant inspection and maintenance.
Video length: 2 mins 1 sec. Lt. Murphy of Waltham Fire explains why the city's 1300 hydrants must be tested and how it could impact residents. The program will run from August 1 to 31. The testing is done once a year.
An article about the fire hydrants definition; operation; construction; appearance; signage; inspection and maintenance.
A website that provides lots of info on fire hydrants pictures, videos, articles, reports, wet barrel, dry barrel, inspection, as well as maintenance.
Wikipedia overview of fire hydrants.
Index of information of fire hydrants with everything you could think of that has to do with fire hydrants.