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How fires will be extinguished in the skyscrapers of the future, according to the March 1927 issue of Science and Invention magazine.

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ruemerde
Designated Survivor #3

Not wanting to bother to do the math, but the pressure in that vertical line must be extremely high. Figure a 5" line going up 26-odd stories (so about 260 feet). Plus the supporting "helicopter" would have to be able to support that weight as well; 8 pounds per gallon *plus* the weight of the hose.

I need sleep.