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Fire department connections are actually used in fire sprinkler systems.When any fire occurs water is discharged from the sprinkler heads that have fused, and are discharging water to supress and extinguish the fire. The fire department connection is used by the fire department to add to the water supply to the sprinklers and/or charge the interior hydrant connection withn the building (if any).
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