To find the nearest fire hydrant to a home or business, a request may be made in writing to local Emergency Service representatives; this letter is called a "Request for Letter of Protection.". As of 2014, there is no definitive way to find a fire hydrant.Where is the closest fire hydrant?
8 ways to find the closest fire hydrant by country: United States: Street reflectors, painted visible fence posts, or internet maps United Kingdom: Hydrant signage Australia: Painted markers, cat's eyes or hydrant marker plates Germany: German marker plates.Where do fire hydrants get their water from?
Fire hydrants can typically supply a large volume of water. This water is pumped through hoses to the fire truck, where it is pressurized and divided into several streams to supply water to multiple fire hoses at once.What is the legal distance from a fire hydrant?
In most jurisdictions it is illegal to park a car within a certain distance of a fire hydrant. In North America the distances are commonly 3 to 5 m or 10 to 15 ft, often indicated by yellow or red paint on the curb.