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  1. Quick Deployment Option for Standpipe Operations

    Video

    Thu, 9 Feb 2012

    talk about some deployment options for standpipe based evolutions. There are a variety of different standpipe rack, hose load configurations out there ..... small bag with it, that, carries some standpipe related accessories. And we simply have

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    Nick Martin, and today we're gonna talk about some deployment options for standpipe based evolutions. There are a variety of different standpipe rack, hose load configurations out there, each with their own distinct advantages and disadvantages. Today, were going to talk about a specific style of stand pipe rack four inch and three quarter hose. And some of the advantages that it offers us. The style of racket we're using, Curtis has on his shoulder here, is a hundred feet of inch and three quarter line. We already have within an appropriate nozzle and a reducer assembly to connect our two and a half stand pipe outlet. Some departments will also attach a small bag with it, that, carries some standpipe related accessories. And we simply have it secured with three seatbelt-style assemblies. The advantage of this style of line is it's gonna
    that style evolution. To deploy this line here we already have our standpipe system charged to the appropriate pressure. We remove the cap and the system is flushed and we're ready to hook up. So let's see how this works and Curtis is gonna demonstrate it for us. [CLANK] We place our assembly down in the area of the standpipe and Curtis is simply gonna release our three straps. Taking a loop of hose with the reducer assembly on it. We'll make
    is we have an option for deploying an inch and three quarter standpipe rack with minimal manpower. Many departments these days, have to operate with minimal manpower and this is certainly an option for it. There are many varieties of different stand-pipe racks out there, each with their own advantages and disadvantages. it's important that each department select the best equipment and set-up for their area, based on the manpower we expect that we have available, and based on the size-up of the type of buildings that we have. This style of standpipe rack is also easily used to extend a pre-connect or a, bad-stretch-style line when we realize that we might have come up
  2. Structural Firefighting: Bill Gustin on Standpipe Operations: Q & A

    Online Articles

    Thu, 2 Oct 2014

    Gustin recently conducted a Webcast on standpipe operations tactics . Below he answered ..... combination nozzle being used for standpipe operations? A. There are two problems with combination nozzles for standpipe ops. First is their relatively high

  1. 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

  2. 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

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

    print article

    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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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