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  1. Hoseline Advancement


    Mon, 11 Jan 2010

    Joe Berchtold, an instructor at the Bergen County (NJ) Fire Academy, discusses considerations for advancing the hoseline into a burning structure.

  2. Drill Of The Week: Company Level Drill - Hose Advancement

    Online Articles

    Mon, 15 May 2006

    This week's drill involves the following knowledge/skills: hose lead out evolutions, advancing hoselines up staircases, types of streams and capabilities, methods of fire attack, fire behavior, use of nozzles and streams, and fire stream operations.

  1. Drill of the Week: Hose Handling I

    Online Articles

    Mon, 31 May 2004

    Teamwork is essential to hoseline advancement . It's needed not only between ventilation crews and the hose team, and the search and rescue crew and the hose team, but it

  2. The Backup Firefighter Position


    Tue, 15 Feb 2011

    Ray McCormack gives important tips on proper movement and technique by the backup firefighter during hoseline advancement .

  3. Firefighter Training: Top 5 Things This Week on Fire Engineering: Auger Entrapment, New Drills

    Online Articles

    Fri, 3 Jan 2014

    You can also see Danny in some of Training Minutes from last year: Tactical Nozzle Considerations and Hallway Hoseline Advancement . 3. Grain Auger Entrapment The last entry in our Training Minutes series on grain bin rescue, this installment

  4. Sizing Up for Structure Fires

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Jul 2012

    once a month; we practice our firefighting skills more often, which usually are hands-on skills, whether hoseline advancement , ladder placement, or extrication. All these skills are practical and are definitely skills that should be

  5. Lessons from the NIST Report on Fireground Field Experiments

    Online Articles

    Fri, 5 Aug 2011

    officer during each evolution. The past competencies have involved individual skills tests in SCBA donning, hoseline advancement , hydrant hook up, ventilation, and roof ladder deployment. The goal was to build on individual skills and

  6. Minneapolis (MN) Firefighters Challenged by Collyer's Mansion Fire

    Online Articles

    Thu, 29 Sep 2011

    firefighters from entering through a door so they were forced to enter via a window. This debris also slowed hoseline advancement through the structure, forcing firefighters to find their way around obstacle after obstacle. The occupant

  7. (November 2011)

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Nov 2011

    occupancy; numerous locked doors that deny areas of refuge to firefighters; huge fire loads resulting from delayed hoseline advancement , slower search operations, a greater number of occupants with their furniture/belongings, and a lack of

  8. Green Building Construction and Daylighting: A Chief Officer's Perspective

    Online Articles

    Fri, 1 Oct 2010

    high-rise building. The IC should evaluate the use of positive pressure ventilation (PPV) to facilitate hoseline advancement as well as the vertical movement of air out of the roof monitor as a tactical procedure. PPV can provide a