In this firefighter training tip from the Miami-Dade (FL) Fire Rescue (MDFR) Training Division, Lt. Shane Pyle with Engine 2 A Shift and company demonstrate stretching the crosslay and gathering hose.
High-rise fires present a variety of situations that will require you to think outside of the box. Guido Calcagno reviews considerations for hoseline operations in high-rise fires.
In this Training Minutes video, Columbus (OH) Fire Lieutenant Steve Robertson discusses reading and splitting the door when it comes to the initial handline.
In this video, Shannon Stone and company talk about the Gustin pack, a fold used to build a remote line off an existing hoseline.
In this Training Minutes video, John Simpson and company offer three methods for extending a hoseline up the outside of a building.
In this series of Training Minutes, Denver (CO) Assistant Chief Dave McGrail shares his knowledge on high-rise firefighting operations.
Samuel Hittle offers a drill that focuses on how to gauge the amount of line to feed the nozzle team from the door or friction point when pushing, pulling, or making wheels.
Douglas Mitchell Jr. offers this drill that uses a "well-hole," a buiding feature that can reduce the amount of lengths you must stretch to reach upper floors.