Fire Services

At Design Plumbing and Gas we are experienced and capable of all fire hydrant and hose reel installation and upgrades.
All new commercial buildings in SEQ, Brisbane, Logan, Gold Coast and Ipswich require fire service protection of some kind.
All types of buildings class 1b to 9 in Queensland will have strict fire service obligations.
If you require an upgrade or new installation of these fire service installations. Contact Design Plumbing for a quote.

Fire service Installations

Plans will need to be drawn up by a licensed consultant for installation direction. These plans then need to be approved by local council and Queensland fire.
In ground services are usually 100mm or 150mm diameter pipe depending on size and flow.

A flow test needs to be carried out determine whether a pump system needs to be installed. This is  very important factor in the design stage of fire service installation.

When 700KPA can be achieved at the most disadvantaged hydrant, A fire pump may not be required with savings in the tens of thousands.
Pipe materials can be blue brute PVC pipe or red stripe HDPE fusion pipe, which depends on soil conditions and councils.
Above ground fire service pipe work can be done in mild steel galvanised pipework to hydrants and hose reels.

Connected with a victaulic type coupling. The whole process is inspected and overlooked by local councils plumbing inspector.


Once installation is complete we get an independent testing firm to certify, Installation complies with current legislation.

We then install a block plan to show the positioning and pressures of the newly installed system. Once system is ready for use we organize Queensland fire and emergency services QFES to do a final inspection.


Fire service installation is then certified and ready for hand over.


Please use the contact us page and send us plans, as we are available to tender for theses projects

Fire hose reel and landing valve

H Pattern Fire Booster Assembly

Fill out a Contact us or call Bob on 0400153734
  • Ormeau Qld 4208

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