Examples from the Web for fire hose
So he will let us turn on the fire-hose from the first, and let off no volleys in the air.A Tatter of Scarlet|S. R. Crockett
They could sweep the approaches to the fort as a fire-hose flushes a gutter.With the French in France and Salonika|Richard Harding Davis
A municipality might as well talk about buying its fire-hose after the conflagration has started.Defenseless America|Hudson Maxim
The pines go right up overhead; a little more and the stream might have played, like a fire-hose, on the Toll House roof.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition|Robert Louis Stevenson
The streets are deluged three times a day with fire-hose, but even that has little effect upon the dust.