Testing the hoses Jun 23, 2020 Jun 23, 2020 0 Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Save The Jefferson City Volunteer Fire Department conducted its annual testing of all the hoses on its fire engines this past week. The engine, which is first to respond to structural fires, has more than 600 feet of attack fire hose and 800 feet of larger water supply hose. The water for those hoses would come from water tenders supporting the fire engine. Testing of the fire hoses under high pressure is only one part of requirements from the National Insurance Service Office (ISO). The standards, which many fire departments uphold in the United States, is related to the fire insurance costs paid by property owners in each state and fire district. The Jefferson City VFD has reduced its rating from a 10 to seven with the continued improvements in its fire response operations. Included in this improved rating is the communications with the Jefferson County Dispatch and Mutual Aid with surrounding community fire departments as Clancy, Montana City, Boulder and Bull Mountain volunteer fire departments. Pictured: Jefferson City volunteer firefighter Bob Kunz testing the fire attack hoses. Related Hoses Loadingp.jpg Jefferson City Volunteer Firefighters George DeMers, Keith Wear, Bob Kunz and Dave Cooper lo… Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Save × Post a comment as Emoticons [smile] [beam] [wink] [sad] [cool] [innocent] [rolleyes] [whistling] [lol] [huh] [tongue] [love] [sleeping] [yawn] [unsure] [angry] [blink] [crying] [ohmy] [scared] [sleep] [sneaky] [tongue_smile] [thumbdown] [thumbup] [censored] [happybirthday] [ban] [spam] [offtopic] [batman] [ninja] [pirate] [alien] Comment Text Cancel Post comment × Your comment has been submitted. × Report Cancel Report Abuse ×Reported ×There was a problem reporting this. × Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion. Watch this discussion Get an email notification whenever someone contributes to the discussion Notifications from this discussion will be disabled. Cancel Start watching Stop watching (0) comments Welcome to the discussion. Log In Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Post a comment Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion.