standpipe

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a vertical pipe

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From fire pump testing to a selection of the finest fire standpipes and alarm systems, FPG Inc.
Accordingly, the Fire Department has inspected the building several times, including testing fire standpipes on the north and south sides of the buildings.
Several years ago our community of eight homes on Washington's Orcas Island, northwest of Seattle, had a major wildfire problem: homes on a steep mountainside, south-facing (meaning dry) slopes, a heavy fuel load from major winter blowdowns, brush-clogged roads, just one route in and out, and only several fire standpipes.