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Anonymous asked in Cars & TransportationOther - Cars & Transportation · 1 month ago

Why are fire trucks not called water trucks?

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  • Jensen
    Lv 5
    4 weeks ago

    Because water trucks are special vehicles with large rear tanks for transporting water and hydraulic systems with controlled spray nozzles for distributing it.

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  • 1 month ago

    You don't put out water with fire, now do ya?

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  • 1 month ago

    Because water trucks are used for things like wetting down dirt roads and providing potable water where there is no running water. 

    Fire trucks are used to put out fires and have specialized equipment for doing so.

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  • 1 month ago

    they belong to the Fire dept., not the Water Dept.

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  • 1 month ago

    why are penis's not called *** dispensers?

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  • 1 month ago

    Because they belong to the Fire dept., not the Water Dept.

    • M.
      Lv 7
      1 month agoReport

      Good one! 👍 

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  • 1 month ago

    Because they fight #fires!!

    Source(s): Water and other chemicals are used!!
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  • 1 month ago

    Because they fight fires, not water grass, bushes, and trees.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    They don't carry water.  They use water and other chemical and other methods to fight fires. Fire trucks carry firemen and ladders and hoses and other equipment to the fire to battle the blaze.  Most time the water comes from fire hydrants which their hoses connect to.What are you...11?

    • Anon
      Lv 6
      1 month agoReport

      Some Do , like tankers. 

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  • Mark
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Because:

    1)  They use more than water to combat fires

    2)  "water truck" is already a thing - a truck that sells water to people.

    • Dovregubben
      Lv 5
      1 month agoReport

      Water trucks are also called water buffalos. Many contruction companies  use them to provide water to the site.

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