NM firefighter develops hose-testing device

The apparatus can pressurize and check fire hoses for damage


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. —The most important tool for firefighters is probably their hoses.

Because of this, it is important to make sure fire hoses are not in danger of rupturing, which can cost precious time when fighting a blaze and endanger firefighters.

LexisNexis Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.   
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy

Full story: NM firefighter develops hose-testing device

  1. Tags
  2. Gear and Gadgets
  3. Safety
  4. Technology

Join the discussion

logo for print