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  1. Nozzleman : Always Be Ready!

    Online Articles

    Mon, 29 Sep 2003

    engine company once told me when I was the nozzleman to always keep the nozzle pointed up ..... because you just never know. As the nozzleman , I was expected to be ready to open ..... environment of a fire building. If you are the nozzleman , stay alert, hold onto the nozzle

  2. Tactical Nozzle Considerations

    Video

    Tue, 22 Jan 2013

    Dan Doyle discusses proper positioning on the line for hte nozzleman and offers some tips to help you more easily control and advance the line. Sponsored by Globe.

  1. Withdrawing Hose During Fire Attack

    Video

    Tue, 20 Jan 2015

    much slack there is between him and the nozzleman . Taking too much will strip the nozzel ..... worth of hose to come to him allows the nozzleman to maintain control. On occasion during ..... water, and keep water on the fire. The nozzleman will be able to control the hose using

    Nozzleman found at 1:07, 2:38

    being mindful of how much slack there is between him and the nozzleman . Taking too much will strip the nozzel from the nozzelmans hand. Making it a dangerous scenario for everybody involved. During the course of the withdrawal. The doorman has to be very cognizant of how much slack he takes. He can't simply pick up the hose and walk out with it. Using only an arm's length worth of hose to come to him allows the nozzleman to maintain control. On occasion during our withdrawal we'll have to flow water, and keep water on the fire. The nozzleman will be able to control the hose using his body weight. To pin it to the ground and keeping a hand free
    pistol grip, whether it be be a smooth [UNKNOWN] or fog, the nozzleman's job is vital for the fire ground operation. Moving the hose line out, simply holding the hose and bringing it chest. To
  2. Hallway Hoseline Advancement

    Video

    Tue, 22 Jan 2013

    responsibility and go back and get my line. So, just like a truck company would never leave their tools, an engine company or nozzleman would never leave his nozzle. I'm going to bend the line back very easily, I'm going to take it back with me. I'm

    Nozzleman found at 2:29

    a truck company would never leave their tools, an engine company or nozzleman would never leave his nozzle. I'm going to bend the line back very easily, I'm going to take it back with me.
  3. Overcome Line Staffing Issues with the "Clamp"

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Oct 2013

    Following are two methods that allow a nozzleman to manage either the 1¾- or 2 ..... nozzle reaction. In effect, the nozzleman 's body weight replaces the backup ..... heel) and pins the line. The nozzleman 's knee is now on the far side

  4. Hoseline Operations for Fires in Multiple Dwellings, Part 3

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 May 2012

    the fire floor. In this case, the nozzleman will gather 100 feet of hose by holding ..... condition in the stairway. (3) The nozzleman stretches the hoseline 100 feet past apartment 410. (4) The nozzleman gathers 100 feet of hose into a reverse

  5. 25 Pointers for Your Engine Company

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Oct 2008

    backing up the hoseline tells the nozzleman he needs to put some water on the ..... to burn. The officer tells the nozzleman to put the stream on the exposure ..... The senior firefighter tells the nozzleman to put the stream into the front

  6. Tandem Hoseload Makes Handline Stretch Easy

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Oct 2011

    easy indicators of what to grab. The nozzleman can see the large group of long tails ..... hanging it up on the door. (5) The nozzleman grabs his 50 feet of working line to ..... designated by the officer. (6) The nozzleman has his working line shouldered, and the chauffeur

  7. MULTIROOM FIRES IN RESIDENTIAL OCCUPANCIES

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Sep 1999

    careful not to pull the nozzle out of the nozzleman `s hands. One officer in our department ..... Conditions may be so punishing that the nozzleman may not be able to extinguish more than ..... hall. On reaching the first room, the nozzleman must "hit it good" from the hallway

  8. PRECONNECTS, PART 2: HOSE LOADS

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 May 2002

    hoseload. The first mistake involves the nozzleman 's grabbing only the nozzle end of the ..... pavement. Invariably, our inexperienced nozzleman will arrive at the entrance of the fire ..... of stretching a flat load: (2) The nozzleman grasps appropriate folds to pull 100