There are several theories about why fire engines are red. One theory suggests that fire trucks were first painted red back in the 1800s when fire brigades took so much pride in their trucks that they wanted them to stan... More »

Several theories attempt to explain why fire engines are red. One theory states that the majority of cars were black in the early 1920s, so fire engines were painted red to make them stand out from the other cars. More »

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Players get HM #04 Strength in the Safari Zone after retrieving the lost teeth. Once players have the HM, they can teach the move Strength to any number of eligible Pokémon. The move allows players to move heavy boulders... More »

Several theories attempt to explain why fire engines are red. One theory states that the majority of cars were black in the early 1920s, so fire engines were painted red to make them stand out from the other cars. More »

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As of 2014, a fire hydrant weighs a minimum of 500 pounds. Older hydrants used by firemen in the city of New York between 1904 and the 1930s weighed up to 800 lbs. Digging up a fire hydrant may cost between $2,000 and $4... More »

Penalties for breaking fire code regulations include fines and prosecution for significant violations, as of 2015. Penalties vary depending on the area and the violation. Repeated violations often result in larger penalt... More »

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The alarm system for fires is not precise or uniform, though more alarms correspond to a more severe fire. An increase in the number of alarms corresponds to an increase in the requested number of units and fire fighters... More »