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AUC 205 - DEFECTIVE HYDRANT REPORTING PROCEDURES

Up to how many hydrants can be reported on each CD-63 (defective hydrant form)?

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AUC 205 - DEFECTIVE HYDRANT REPORTING PROCEDURES

Completed forms shall be faxed to:

DEP

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If a units fax machine is OOS & it is impossible to fax CD-63 to DEP, what should that officer do to ensure the CD-63 gets to right place?

- form should be forwarded to the administrative battalion with a note requesting the battalion to fax the report

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AUC 205 - DEFECTIVE HYDRANT REPORTING PROCEDURES

Where shall units maintain a file of defective hydrants?

Units shall maintain a file of defective hydrants in the front portion of the hydrant card files, under the index "Defective Hydrants".

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AUC 205 - DEFECTIVE HYDRANT REPORTING PROCEDURES

A code 1 defective hydrant is?

CODE 1 BROKEN BARREL - UNSERVICEABLE

- Barrel is visibly broken, knocked off its base, detached, or missing.

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AUC 205 - DEFECTIVE HYDRANT REPORTING PROCEDURES

A code 2 defective hydrant is?

CODE 2 UNSERVICEABLE

- Hydrant is visibly intact, but mechanically defective and cannot be used for firefighting purposes

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AUC 205 - DEFECTIVE HYDRANT REPORTING PROCEDURES

A code 3 defective hydrant is?

CODE 3 DEFECTIVE BUT SERVICEABLE

- Hydrant has a defect other than missing cap or chain and can be used for firefighting purposes.

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AUC 205 - DEFECTIVE HYDRANT REPORTING PROCEDURES

A code 4 defective hydrant is?

CODE 4 CAP OR CHAIN MISSING

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AUC 205 - DEFECTIVE HYDRANT REPORTING PROCEDURES

A priority hydrant is:

- hydrant that is the only hydrant on the block

- hydrant that is vital to high profile locations or critical infrastructures

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Priority repairs are:

- priority hydrants

- two adjacent hydrants on one block that are O.O.S.

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AUC 205 - ADD 2 - YELLOW HYDRANTS ON PARKWAYS

How many turns on the street valve are required when turning on yellow hydrants on parkways?

18 turn to the right (clockwise)

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AUC 205 - ADD 2 - YELLOW HYDRANTS ON PARKWAYS

TRUE/FALSE

When turning on the yellow hydrant located on parkways, open the hydrant first then make the necessary turns at the valve.

FALSE

VALVE IS OPENED FIRST BEFORE OPENING HYDRANT

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AUC 205 - ADD 2 - YELLOW HYDRANTS ON PARKWAYS

TRUE/FALSE

Companies with such hydrants in their districts shall not include them in the usual Hydrant Inspection Program. These hydrants are only tested by DEP.

FALSE

Companies with such hydrants in their districts shall include them in the usual Hydrant Inspection Program.

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DEFECTIVE HYDRANT

CODE 1 -

DEFECTIVE HYDRANT

CODE 1 - BROKEN BARREL - UNSERVICEABLE - Barrel is visibly broken, knocked off its base, detached, or missing.

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DEFECTIVE HYDRANT

CODE 2

DEFECTIVE HYDRANT

CODE 2 - UNSERVICEABLE - Hydrant is visibly intact, but mechanically defective and cannot be used for firefighting purposes.

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DEFECTIVE HYDRANT

CODE 3 -

DEFECTIVE HYDRANT

CODE 3 - DEFECTIVE BUT SERVICEABLE - Hydrant has a defect other than missing cap or chain and can be used for firefighting purposes. Note: Units should be aware of "slow" draining hydrants and evaluate this defect before reporting it as a defective hydrant.

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DEFECTIVE HYDRANT

CODE 4 -

DEFECTIVE HYDRANT

CODE 4 - CAP OR CHAIN MISSING - A unit shall forward a CD-63 only if the unit is unable to provide a replacement. Note: Units will be provided with an annual supply of hydrant caps. The number of caps supplied to units will be dependent on availability from DEP.

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DEFECTIVE HYDRANTS CLASSIFICATION

"BUD-CAP"

DEFECTIVE HYDRANTS CLASSIFICATION

"BUD-CAP"

B - CODE 1 BROKEN BARREL - UNSERVICEABLE
U - CODE 2 UNSERVICEABLE
D - CODE 3 DEFECTIVE BUT SERVICEABLE

CAP - CODE 4 CAP OR CHAIN MISSING

++Hydrant discs shall be placed on unserviceable hydrants (except for high-pressure hydrants) in accordance with Section 28.3 of the Regulations.++

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E287 COMES ACROSS A FROZEN HIGH PRESSURE HYDRANT, WHAT COLOR DISC SHALL BE PLACED ON THIS HYDRANT.

NONE

3.2 Hydrant discs shall be placed on unserviceable hydrants (except for high-pressure hydrants) in accordance with Section 28.3 of the Regulations.

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WHILE LOOKING AT A HYDRANT INSPECTION CARD THE PROBY OF YOUR UNIT ASKS YOU WHAT THE LETTERS "CN", LOCATED ON THE FRONT OF THE CARD UNDERNEATH THE 3 DIGIT REPAIR NUMBER, MEAN?

CUSTODIAN LOCKING DEVICE

6.1 Units shall note on Fire Hydrant Inspection Cards any hydrant that is equipped with a Custodian Locking Device by marking "CN" on the front of the card underneath the three digit repair I.D. number.

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IF LOOKING AT THE FORM BF-47A, HOW WOULD YOU KNOW THAT A PARTICULAR HYDRANT IS A PRIORITY HYDRANT?

MARKED IN RED ON TOP

++Marking "PRIORITY HYDRANT" in red on the top of the BF-47A shall identify priority hydrants.++

7.3 A Priority Hydrant is:

A. a hydrant that is the only hydrant in a block; or
B. a hydrant(s) which is (are) vital to the protection of high profile locations or critical infrastructure locations e.g., bridges, tunnels, mass transit systems, etc.

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HOW DOES AN OFFICER MARK A "PRIORITY REPAIR" ON THE CD-63?

LETTERS "PR" IN THE COLUMN UNDER HYDRANT CODE TYPE

WHAT IS CONSIDERED A PRIORITY REPAIR?
Only hydrants satisfying one of these criteria shall be identified to DEP as requiring priority repair:
9.2.1 "Priority Hydrants" which are Out-of-Service. (See Section 7.3).
9.2.2 Two adjacent hydrants in a block that are both Out-of-Service (report both hydrants as requiring priority repair).

9.3 The priority repair designation for such hydrants shall be noted on the CD-63 by marking "PR" in the column under the "HYDRANT TYPE CODE" heading.

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WHICH UNITS HAVE CURB VALVE KEYS FOR YELLOW HYDRANTS FOUND ON PARKWAYS?

•1ST DUE UNITS

2.1 Assigned first alarm Engine Companies have been issued a curb valve key so they can use the hydrant if necessary.

2.2 Captains of Engines in Section 2.1, shall obtain a second key for the use of relocated companies. A list of yellow hydrants and the curb key shall be located near the Housewatch Desk for relocated companies.

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E202 IS RELOCATED TO THE QUARTERS OF E302 & THE GUYS IN THE BACK NOTICE YELLOW HYDRANTS ON THE SIDE OF THE GCP ONE BLOCK AWAY FROM 302 QUARTERS. AS THE OFFICER OF E202 WHAT SHOULD YOU EXPECT TO FIND NEAR E302'S HOUSEWATCH?

•LIST OF YELLOW HYDRANTS
•CURB KEY

2.2 Captains of Engines in Section 2.1, shall obtain a second key for the use of relocated companies. A list of yellow hydrants and the curb key shall be located near the Housewatch Desk for relocated companies.

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