#110 – Replacing a Fire Department Connection Swivel

Working Fire Department Connections (FDCs) are essential for many standpipe systems, and a broken or missing swivel means firefighters won’t have access to the water supply during a fire. QRFS looks at options for replacing a fire department connection swivels, plus how to install the part.

#96 – Guide to Standpipe Systems (Part 7): Standpipe Signs and Markings

In this final installment of our series detailing standpipes, we examine the signage required to identify and provide information about different portions of a system. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) issues detailed requirements for labeling the components of a standpipe system in NFPA 14 and NFPA 25.