One department thought they were flowing 150 gallons per minute but in reality were flowing less than 100. Aft er implementing new training and suggestions — and buying a few new pieces of equipment — its estimated fi re loss had fallen by 60 percent within a year. (Shutterstock.com)

One department thought they were flowing 150 gallons per minute but in reality were flowing less than 100. After implementing new training and suggestions — and buying a few new pieces of equipment — its estimated fire loss had fallen by 60 percent within a year. (Shutterstock.com)