In the pipeline - DIY Blog # 82 -FIRE SERVICE LEAKS MELBOURNE

April 08 2016

LEAKING FIRE HYDRANTS

Attended property on 07/04/16 to investigate report of leaking fire hydrants.

FINDINGS/ACTIONS

-Accessed property and found 3 fire hydrants in front courtyard

-Found one to be leaking, checked fire service for alarm - no alarm noted or indicator

-Advised residents of water disruption and shut off the water

-Drained the line and removed leaking millcock

-Sourced new millcock and replaced

-Re-instated water and purged line - all okay, no further leaks

-Packed up and left site clear

Note: Working on fire services is a specialist area of plumbing, take care and do not set off a fire alarm as the cost of fire trucks arriving is approx. $1500 per truck.

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