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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. 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

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Increasing the Odds for a Successful Rescue

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Jun 2012

    looked about for his captain and the nozzleman . Time was of the essence. He knew how ..... out. Although he couldn't see the nozzleman before he sprinted up the stairs, Hakopian ..... while visibility was still good; the nozzleman would be right behind him with the hoseline

  4. 25 Pointers for Your Engine Company

    Online Articles

    Wed, 1 Oct 2008

    backing up the hoseline tells the nozzleman he needs to put some water on ..... 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

  5. STRETCHING AND OPERATING THE FIRST LINE

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 May 1999

    each equaling 50 feet of hose. The nozzleman should grab the first loop. This will ..... very few decisions being made by the nozzleman (see "Special Conditions" on page ..... s except in an emergency, when the nozzleman should be allowed to open the nozzle

  6. Driver-Engineers Debate: This One Or That One?

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 28 Jan 2014

    fireground. It dictates the technique the nozzleman will use. Whether to use a smoothbore ..... handlines. With high nozzle reaction, the nozzleman will probably do one of two things ..... fire longer; and less chance that the nozzleman will gate down, thus achieving the critical

  7. Hoseline Operations for Residential Fires

    Online Articles

    Sun, 1 Apr 2007

    preconnect. At fires in small houses, the nozzleman usually brings the nozzle to the front door and ..... than 200 feet and necessitate that the nozzleman flake out as much as 150 feet ..... a stair railing or under a door. The nozzleman won’t realize that he has an inadequate

  8. Hoseline Operations for Residential Fires

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Apr 2007

    preconnect. At fires in small houses, the nozzleman usually brings the nozzle to the front door and ..... than 200 feet and necessitate that the nozzleman flake out as much as 150 feet ..... a stair railing or under a door. The nozzleman won’t realize that he has an inadequate