Locked Standpipes and Alarm

Sometimes there is a lot to see behind buildings. My walk today, took me to the back of one building where I saw a standpipe arrangement different from others I’ve seen. This dual set of standpipes was just below an alarm bell. I suppose the fire department would locate the standpipe by localizing the sound […]

Mother and Son Standpipe

Another in a continuing series of fire suppression equipment photographs I came across this lovely pair of standpipes during one of my morning walks. The thought of kinship between them immediately came to mind. Mum is standing over the little squirt, as if protecting him.

Getty Fire Pull

Today was a travel day. It was about seven hours of driving. Nice though. We took ‘the 101’ up the coast from Los Angeles. It sure beats ‘the 5’, which is an inland route. Lots of farmland, but not the same as the view of the ocean. Sidra, our 10 year old granddaughter, didn’t want […]