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High-Rise Tips: Stretching Upstairs

Minimize kinks and ease advancement


(Fire Engineering)


Fire Engineering – Training Minutes Revisited: Ray McCormack discusses a way of stretching a hoseline up a stairwell to minimize kinking and all for easy advancement of the line.

These videos are for training demonstration purposes only. When you perform these techniques at emergency scenes and evolutions, be sure to wear full PPE and adhere to your agency’s procedures and policies.

This video originally ran on the Fire Engineering site in early 2009.

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