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  1. STANDPIPE OPERATIONS: The BASICS

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Oct 2006

    DAN SPEIGEL You review sprinkler and standpipe operations while attending recruit class ..... Fire Department began overhauling its standpipe kits to include 2 1/2-inch handlines ..... superior to smaller-size hose. Pre-1993 standpipe systems were designed to flow a maximum 65

  2. STANDPIPE SYSTEM OPERATIONS: THE STANDPIPE KIT

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Feb 1999

    STANDPIPE SYSTEM OPERATIONS: THE STANDPIPE KIT BY ANDREW A. FREDERICKS With the many problems inherent in operating from a building`s standpipe system, a properly equipped standpipe kit will go a long way

  1. HIGH-RISE/STANDPIPE HOSE PACKS: A PRIMER, part 1

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Jul 1999

    HIGH-RISE/ STANDPIPE HOSE PACKS: A PRIMER, part 1 DAVID ..... a new high-rise firefighting and standpipe equipment package and new methods for ..... and stretching the high-rise/ standpipe packs. Fire departments across the

  2. FIGHTING TO WIN IN HIGH-RISE AND STANDPIPE OPERATIONS

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Mar 2006

    ROBERT C. KRAUSE H igh-rise and standpipe operations present numerous challenges ..... it is reasonable to believe that standpipe connections exist in almost every community. Are you aware of the standpipe connections in your community? Have

  3. STANDPIPE SYSTEM OPERATIONS: ENGINE COMPANY BASICS

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Feb 1996

    STANDPIPE SYSTEM OPERATIONS: ENGINE COMPANY BASICS ..... fires occur in buildings equipped with standpipe systems, engine companies are responsible ..... tasks: 1. supplying or augmenting the standpipe system to ensure an adequate volume of

  4. THE "STANDPIPE STRETCH" MINDSET

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Oct 1996

    THE " STANDPIPE STRETCH" MINDSET BY RAY McCORMACK Standpipe systems are common to many types of buildings including ..... retail establishments. Stretching an attack line from a standpipe system is a basic engine company tactic. But it is also

  5. Standpipe operations: follow-up

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Mar 1996

    Standpipe operations: follow-up Just after my article " Standpipe System Operations: Engine Company Basics" (February ..... sustained while operating at a fire on the third floor of a standpipe -equipped multiple dwelling. Williams, part of Ladder

  6. Engine Company Ops at Standpipe -Equipped Buildings

    Online Articles

    Wed, 23 Mar 2011

    At high-rise fires, standpipe connections are your lifeline. They ..... operations while operating from the standpipe ,” said Lieutenant Mathew Rush, Austin ..... instructed “Engine Company Operations at Standpipe -Equipped Buildings.” “The main

  7. HIGH-RISE STANDPIPE FLOW TEST

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Apr 1999

    HIGH-RISE STANDPIPE FLOW TEST BY GERALD A. TRACY Can firefighters ..... an adequate supply of water from the standpipe ? When attack teams are making "the ..... and begin using water from the same standpipe ? When officers make that call to

  8. Report Notes Standpipe , Water Supply Problems at Fatal Asheville (NC) Fire

    Online Articles

    Mon, 22 Aug 2011

    A new local report points to a faulty standpipe as a contributing factor in the death ..... fire a problem attributed to the faulty standpipe . There is no evidence someone tampered ..... Asheville newspaper, the Citizen-Times . Standpipe failures are very rare, according to