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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Coordinated Fire Attack

    Online Articles

    Mon, 12 Dec 2011

    it always go well? No. In typical single-family homes, we can encounter various obstructions that hamper hoseline advancement or void spaces which allow the fire to extend vertically and horizontally into inaccessible areas, thus allowing

  4. (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

  5. (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 proper

  6. 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

  7. Drill of the Week: Initial Attack - Hose and Water Supply

    Online Articles

    Tue, 25 Sep 2007

    of knowing how long basic operations take to complete on the fireground. The first drill in this series is on hoseline advancement and water supply. By knowing how long these two operations will take to be completed, the company will be better

  8. 25 Pointers for Your Engine Company

    Online Articles

    Wed, 1 Oct 2008

    need to move it about the fireground, the IC should consider “marrying” two engine crews together for hoseline advancement , management, and relief. 19 Big fires require big water: Deliver it in a big way! When you are confronted with

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

    Magazine 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

  10. Actions of First-In Officer

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Mar 2007

    companies uphold safety and accountability to the utmost. Our officers are expected to operate efficiently regarding hoseline advancement and placement and job assignments on the line to support the hoseline. This ensures its movement and integrity