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Am I allowed to drive over a fire hose?
No, it is illegal to drive over any deployed fire hoses, whether they are full of water or not. The weight of a vehicle can cause fire hoses to burst, which can endanger the lives of our firefighters as well as bystanders. It can also impede our efforts to extinguish the fire. Vehicles are frequently cited by Watertown Police for driving over fire hoses. City Ordinace 10.0108

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1. Where should smoke detectors be placed in my home?
2. What is the best fire extinguisher to purchase for home use?
3. Am I allowed to drive over a fire hose?
4. Who do I call if a fire hydrant needs repair (leaking, broken or missing caps, etc)?
5. When you are not out fighting fires or on ambulance calls, what do you do?
6. When I called 911 and asked for an ambulance, why does a fire truck also respond with the ambulance?
7. When I called 911 and asked for a fire truck, why does an ambulance also respond?
8. Why does the emergency equipment sometimes run with lights and siren, then just turn them off?