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 firefighter training video, Edmond (OK) Firefighter Justin Mann demonstrates three ways to deploy the Modified Minuteman hose load.
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, Katie Johnson and company demonstrate a way to use webbing to help a lone firefighter advance a larger hoseline and flow water.
Jonah Smith discusses the most important fireground task: the deployment of the initial line.
In this Training Minutes video, Forth Walton Beach (FL) Battalion Chief Shannon Stone and company discuss nozzle handling tips gleaned from real-world experience.
In this Training Minutes video, John Simpson and company offer three methods for extending a hoseline up the outside of a building.
Anthony Rowett discusses tactical considerations for using the second hoseline as a backup line or second attack line.
There are many ways to pack and deploy the front bumper preconnect handline on your apparatus. Here is a versatile, easy-to-pack, and easy-to-stretch system based on a tried and true method.
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