Plowable Fire Hydrant Markers
Plowable fire hydrant markers are used to identify the locations of fire hydrants in Frederick County (MD). Although it is not pictured, the color used is blue and it must be specially ordered. The manufacturer of the markers is Ennis Paint. The marker is a Stimsonite Marker; Model 101. Other markers may be acceptable for use in the county. Contact the County Fire Marshal’s office for approval before ordering and installing.
Installation of blue plowable fire hydrant markers:
Two-way streets and roads - Markers shall be placed 6 inches from the edge of the painted centerline or from the approximate center of streets without a painted centerline on the side nearest the hydrant. Fire hydrants on street corners shall have markers installed in each roadway.
Streets with multiple lanes - Markers shall be placed 6 inches from the edge of the painted yellow or white line, in each travel lane on the side nearest the hydrant.
Streets with continuous 2-way left turn lane - Markers shall be placed 6 inches from the edge of the painted yellow barrier and in each travel lane on the side nearest the fire hydrant.