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High-Rise Ops: Door Control & Interior Operations

Door control with three-person engine     Fire Engineering   Training Minutes: Sean Gray is joined by Los Angeles County (CA) Captain Chad Christensen, who explains his department’s approach to door control with a three-firefighter engine company performing interior firefighting ...

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High-Rise Tips: Clamp for Door Control

Maintaining control during the search     Fire Engineering   Training Minutes: Frank Ricci and John Twohill examine a simple way to maintain door control during search and how the engine can use the same device during fire attack. These ...

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High-Rise Ops: Broken Standpipe System

Overcoming a break in the piping     Fire Engineering Training Minutes: Dave McGrail and Oakland (CA) Lt. Daryl Liggins discuss the effects of a broken supply line from the FDC into the building and methods to overcome this problem. ...

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Nozzle and Backup Firefighter Tips

Engine company tips from David McGrail     Fire Engineering – Training Minutes: Dave McGrail and company share some details on the roles of the nozzle operator and backup firefighter during fire attack. These videos are for training demonstration purposes ...

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High-Rise Ops: Door Size-Up

Hoseline adjustments based on door swing     Fire Engineering – Training Minutes: Dave McGrail discusses the importance of sizing up the apartment door and making adjustments to your hose stretch based on the swing of the door. These videos ...

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