Emergency!

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    In an emergency such as a fire you want to be able to escape from a building quickly and be assured that there's plenty of water to fight the flames. I presume these capped pipes have something to do with that purpose?

    1. pota.to 86 months ago | reply

      I believe those are standpipes. Rather than dragging a hose up flight after flight, tall buildings have empty pipes that the fire trucks can connect to.

    2. Donncha Ó Caoimh 86 months ago | reply

      Thanks for that. I really had no idea!

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