Proper Standpipe Use

Remember, only fight a fire when:
1. The fire department has been called.
2. Everyone is safe.
3. The fire is small and does not appear to be spreading.
4. The fire is not between you and the exit.

Standpipe Use Step 1

1. Open valve completely.


Standpipe Use Step 2

2. Pull hose entirely off rack (or else water will not flow).


Standpipe Use Step 3

3. Open nozzle. Water will flow when hose is entirely off rack and nozzle is open.