Saturday, October 27, 2007

Garden Hose on Roof Not Good Way To Fight Fires

Los Angeles Time On the Record October 27, 2007
"Fire protection: An article in Wednesday's Section A about preparing for a fire evacuation advised leaving lawn sprinklers on and using a garden hose to wet the roof or the area around your house. In fact, sprinklers should be turned off to preserve water for firefighters, and wetting a roof or area around your house is not effective in Santa Ana winds, fire experts say."


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