Here is an in-depth look at when to deploy the 2½-inch line; how to select, stretch, and operate a medium-diameter fire attack package; and practical solutions for developing competency in 2½-inch operations regardless of your department's staffing or size.
In this Training Minutes video, Columbus (OH) Fire Lieutenant Steve Robertson discusses reading and splitting the door when it comes to the initial handline.
Alex Degnan outlines some tactical hydraulic ventilation techniques, advantages, and applications.
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.
Bill Gustin reviews a method for maintaining accountability when advancing hoselines deep into buildings.
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, Edmond (OK) Firefighter Justin Mann and company demonstrate putting together a modified minuteman load of 1 3/4-inch line.