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Hallway Hose Stretch

Minimize your exposure to the flow path     Fire Engineering Lieutenant Ray McCormack of the Fire Department of New York discusses a method for stretching out a hoseline from a standpipe to minimize firefighters’ exposure to the flow path ...

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Bailout from a High-Rise Building

Training on how to reach a lower floor     Fire Engineering Dan DiRenzo and crew demonstrate how a firefighter can deploy a personal-escape system to escape from an untenable situation in a high-rise building and reach a lower floor. ...

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Standpipe Rack Tips

Two methods of packing and deployment     Fire Engineering Nick Martin and company demonstrate two different methods for packing hose loads for deployment in high-rise and non-high-rise firefighting scenarios. Sponsored by Globe.  

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When Does A Fire Pump Test Header Become a Wall Hydrant for Firefighting?

Using a pump test header     Miami Dade Fire Rescue This video examines how Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) uses a fire pump test header manifold as a water source in a massive transit bus facility devoid of hydrants within ...

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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 Tips: Manual Access for Center-Opening Elevator Doors

Gaining access when no keyhole is present     Fire Engineering Training Minutes: Mike Dragonetti reviews a method of gaining access to an elevator when no keyhole is present. These videos are for training demonstration purposes only. When you perform ...

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High-Rise Tips: Extending A Hoseline

Extending in the IDLH     Fire Engineering Training Minutes: Dave McGrail and company discuss a safe and effective way to extend a hoseline in an IDLH atmosphere in the event of stretching short of the main body of fire. ...

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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 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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