How to use fire hose reels?

Installing the fire hose reels

Before you install the fire hose reel, make sure it is level and in a safe place. The reel should be installed in a place that is easy to access and visible.

Fire hose reel servicing and maintenance

Fire hose reels are an indispensable part of every fire department, but they can’t be relied on to work perfectly on their own. It is important that you take the time to check your fire hose reel regularly, so that it can continue to function at its peak efficiency.

A few simple checks will ensure that your fire hose reel is in good condition and ready for use at any time:

  • Check the hose for damage. If there are any cuts or frays in the material, replace it immediately before it causes problems with other parts of your equipment as well as potentially putting yourself or others at risk.
  • Check the ends of each individual segment (or “run length”) where they connect together for signs of cracking or wear and tear due to friction during use; if this does occur then consider replacing those sections as well if possible so as not compromise overall performance capabilities when needed most urgently later down road somewhere down line from now onwards etcetera ad infinitum ad nauseam…

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Fire hose reel inspection checklist

You should perform the following steps during your inspection:

  • Inspect the hose reel for damage and cracks. Check for leaks, missing parts, corrosion and insect infestation.
  • If you find any of these issues with your product, contact a licensed ukiah fire equipment repair specialist to make the necessary repairs or replacements.

make sure fire hose reel is intact

Always check your fire hose reel for any damage, leaks, or other problems. This is a simple process that can save you a lot of headache later on. If you notice anything wrong with it, contact the manufacturer immediately and request repairs or replacement parts.

Another thing to watch out for is corrosion. It’s not uncommon to find rusting on the surface of a fire hose reel after years of use in extreme weather conditions or locations with high humidity levels (like near water). Make sure to check all sides of your fire hose reel before using it again—you may need to clean it off before putting any pressure on it!


We hope our guide to fire hose reels has been helpful and informative. If you have any questions or comments, please get in touch with us, we’re always happy to help!

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