Cellar nozzles or distributors are often used on basement fires. These nozzles should be lowered through holes cut in the floor or through some other suitable opening. To achieve best results, check for unseen obstructions that may lessen the nozzles effectiveness.
Key Operational Points of Operating Cellar Nozzles
- Place an in-line shut off valve 50 feet or 100 feet from the nozzle to control water
Operating over an involved basement fire is very dangerous. Limit Exposure of personnel by placing nozzle in desired location, then moving to a safer location to control water flow.