Fire Ponds and Safety: General Rules for Emergency Access
A fire suppression pond is a phenomenal feature to have in order to defend your community or property, and you will want to let your local fire department or other emergency responders know how to best access the water before you begin construction.
Fire suppression ponds have a variety of uses including helping first responders fight local fires, providing reserve water sources for irrigation, and offering simple aesthetic improvement for your home, property, or community.
A Brief History of Fire Containment and Fire Ponds
For the last few decades, fire ponds have provided the emergency water necessary to fight wildfires. But before the widespread use of fire ponds, emergency teams had to utilize natural water sources in the countryside.