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Fire engines and other fire-fighting appliances

Keith Reginald Gilbert

Fire engines and other fire-fighting appliances

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Published by HMSO in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementa Science Museum illustrated booklet.
ContributionsScience Museum.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21160482M

A deluge gun, fire monitor, master stream or deck gun is an aimable controllable high-capacity water jet used for manual firefighting or automatic fire protection systems. Deluge guns are often designed to accommodate foam which has been injected in the upstream piping. A Great River Fire Department Engine demonstrating its deluge gun.


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