Leadership

Stretching and Lowering Charged Lines on Ladders

Issue 21 and Volume 68.

Stretching and Lowering Charged Lines on Ladders Proper Methods of Performing this Work Discussed by I. A. F. E. in Connection with Report of Committee on Drill Schools, Drills and Training THIRD DAY—FIRST SESSION Wednesday, July 28, 9:30 A. M. (Continued from page 1017) CHIEF MORAN—The next section of the committee’s report is: Stretching Charged Line up Ladder and Operating in Third Story Window: Line is connected, nozzle is screwed on and hydrant is opened, No. 1 places hose rope on line back of nozzle, No. 2 places his rope on line 12 feet back from No. 1, No. 3 places his rope on line twelve feet back from No. 2, Nos. 4 and 5 assist by lightening up on the line; No. 1 now takes handle of the hose rope in his right hand, and grasps leather holder on the nozzle with the same hand, he then starts ascending…

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