Training Minutes: Moving the Attack Line

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In this Training Minutes video, Nick Martin and company demonstrate the role of the backup firefighters in advancing the attack line and circumnavigating obstacles en route to the fire room.


NICHOLAS MARTIN is a battalion chief with the Columbia (SC) Fire Department and a 20-plus-year veteran of the fire service. He previously served as a lieutenant with the District of Columbia Fire Department. He is a vice president of Traditions Training, LLC. He has a bachelor’s degree in fire science from the University of Maryland and a master’s degree in management from the Public Safety Executive Leadership program at Johns Hopkins University.


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