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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. 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

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    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.
  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

  3. Combined Fire Attack

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014

    reaches the entrance door, it applies a fog pattern stream from the outside. The door remains open just for the short time the nozzleman needs to apply water. Short pulsing has proven to have a limited reach. In underventilated fire conditions with no clear

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Standpipe Operations: Stretching and Advancing Hose

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 23 May 2014

    pressure gauge while the officer and the nozzleman judge the quality of its stream. (Photos ..... in this fashion is hastened when the nozzleman carries a "working length," 50 feet of hose, along ..... mules." The nozzle team consists of a nozzleman , an officer, and a third firefighter

  8. 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