Fire Hoses Tips
Know the hose bed depth
This will save time and reduce the amount of hose to repack afterward.
Rolling the hose
When the hose is repacked, it tends to be full of air, which causes the hose to not sit flat in the hose bed. Often it will form into a banana-like shape in the hose bed. A way to alleviate this is to roll the hose.
How to determine selection of water application
To successfully confine an existing fire to the area of discovery, we need to anticipate the heat release of the fire versus the volume of water required in reducing and eliminating the fire.
Rekindle fire dangers
Ordinary clothing, when hanging in a closet, can conceal a smoldering fire...
First attack hoseline
For a room and/or content fire in a house or apartment, the first attack hoseline is stretched by firefighters through a front, rear or side doorway and the fire is extinguished...
Keeping handles on wyes open
We have developed a cheap and easy way to keep handles on wyes from getting accidentally knocked closed after the hose is attached