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The Rope Stretch

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Mon, 16 May 2011|

Ray McCormack discusses and demonstrates how to use a rope to stretch a hoseline into a building.

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I -- Marie McCormick welcome to training minutes in this segment we're gonna talk about the -- stretch. The ropes stretch could be one of your fast this stretches. And you'll definitely cut down the amount of -- used to get the fire area. One of the things you need is a -- back. Now I could either drop this rope to the ground will play it out by hand from the bag itself. Playing it out by hand make sure that if there is an entanglement in this bag I can fix the problem from here. If I throw the bag and as an entanglement I'll have to pull up the bad. From wherever it lands and -- over again. -- -- When performing a -- stretch it's critical that you bring in enough right pose to. Finish your stretch. If this stretches to the floor above in this case we would need three -- poured in through this window. Once we have the correct amount oppose -- -- -- occupancy on the floor below we can charge the line with water. Prior to that you'll be encumbered by lifting oppose that sweater -- red. In this scenario we -- three let's suppose through the window that's an -- to get us to the floor ball. One for this document -- one for the staircase. And won't for the fire occupancy -- -- That's our minimum amount oppose we want to pull into the window. Now -- fired should go to the next floor above that to the top war. If we brought him one more land for we have enough -- to get to that as well. A -- -- can be the fastest stretch you -- where your worst nightmare make sure you're all set up to go bring in the correct amount opposed through the window. Make sure you have enough to get to where you wanna go and a little extra never hurts -- Marie McCormick is has been training minutes.