In this firefighter training 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.
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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In this firefighter training video on engine company operations, Ray McCormack and company share a trick of the trade to make a smoother transition with the hoseline into the fire room.
Brian Zaitz offers a firefighter training drill that aims to improve hose pulling drills by incorporating the concept of “targeting” into the training.
In this firefighter training video, Ray McCormack and company discuss some tips on the nozzle position, including establishing and mainting the optimal grip and stream.
Brian Zaitz offers his insight into the most commonly used fireground hose.