Pre-connecting piercing nozzles

Pre-connecting piercing nozzles

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Pre-connecting piercing nozzles

Name: Shawn Fox

We are a small county and like everybody else we are short-handed during the day, so we started pre-connecting piercing nozzles to buy us a few minutes until we are able to get the two-in-two-out. It has worked out great for us, especially on trailer fires. Most of the time we can put a trailer fire out and not even go in except to overhaul the fire. It's a great concept that a lot of volunteer fire departments could use, especially being short-handed. We also use it on house fires by using it to go through the roof to knock out attic fires. The spray pattern on piercing nozzles are great.

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James Dallas Williams James Dallas Williams Tuesday, November 27, 2012 9:08:13 PM I will definitely suggest this to my own Captain. Brilliant idea, I wonder why nobody has thought of this before?
Matthew Welander Matthew Welander Tuesday, September 17, 2013 8:45:29 AM I have been teaching this for some time now.... I was first exposed to it in the early 90's and I fell in love.
Joe Hamner Joe Hamner Tuesday, June 17, 2014 7:45:12 AM So I guess I will date myself here (early 80's) - when I started we always had a "Navy" or Rockwell nozzle on a handline. I'm sure they were frebees from the local AFB. The fog tip snapped off and you could snap on the piercing nozzle or foam attachment without disconnecting anything else. Great for trailers, vehicles, large hay bales, ect. As new nozzles came out, older styles went away. Although we must always go forward in the fire service, it never hurts to look back once in a while.

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