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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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High-Rise Tips: Stretching Upstairs

Minimize kinks and ease advancement     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 ...

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High-Rise Ops: The Apartment Stretch

Recon, drop points, and more     Fire Engineering – Training Minutes: Denver (CO) Assistant Chief Dave McGrail discusses high-rise apartment firefighting, including establishing a fire attack stairwell; the role of the truck company in recon; hoseline drop points; door ...

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Humpday Hangout: High-Rise Firefighting

Live discussion with Bill Gustin and guests     Fire Engineering – Join Mike Dugan, Bill Gustin, and the group as they discuss high rise firefighting and public education for high rise occupants with their special guest Lieutenant Jim Davis ...

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Fire Department Connection Tandem Pumping

High-Rise Fire Pumping Operations     Miami Dade Fire Rescue – As the skyline of Miami-Dade County continues to be filled with high rise buildings, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) has devised a procedure to boost pressure in a building’s standpipe ...

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FDIC 2020: Stretching for Success

Hands-on engine company training at FDIC     Steve Robertson Lieutenant Columbus, OH Division of Fire Monday, April 20, 2020 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, 2020 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 1:00 ...

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