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Taylor, R. ; McKenzie, Dan . 1998. Controlling Downhill Water Pressure in Hose Lays. 9851 1305. San Dimas, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, San Dimas Technology and Development Center. 3 p.

Region 5 hotshot crews have experienced the rupturing of fire hose due to excessive pressure when working fires with long downhill hose lays. Burst fire hose results in loss of fire line construction, loss of efficiency in mop-up, and most importantly-the loss of protection for firefighters constructing or holding fire line.

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