Full list of Pump Operations results
More tips on how to become a great pump operator–
It’s important to know your response area and its target hazards and have a command of water supply issues
Harrison Hydra-Gen releases self-contained hydraulic rescue tool pump resQube–
The customizable pump can accommodate up to four Holmato rescue tools simultaneously without using gas engines, diesel engines or electric motors
LAFD deploys drones to close information gap in air operations–
Drones were a force multiplier in over 175 incident-related missions
When to use a large fire hose line for advanced conditions– 2
By default, many firefighters are prone to pulling a smaller fire hose line, but sometimes a larger diameter is necessary
Fire pumper solutions for today’s firefighting challenges–
Fire foam, advances in fire pump systems combat lightweight construction fire speed and contaminate hazards
Why firefighter 'feel' on hand lines matters–
Not being able to identify when pressure from the pump is too great or too little is a threat to fireground safety and effectiveness
Q&A: WATERAX VP on 100 years of wildland product inventions and what’s next–
Learn about WATERAX’s tradition of inventing innovative wildland firefighting pumps and how it made a teenager fall in love with firefighting and the company – all the way to the vice president’s office.
The greatest fire pumper the world has known–
This semi-pulled pumper system designed by a naval engineer redefined "big water"
How to be a better fire apparatus operator–
Being a good apparatus operator starts in the station, extends to the street and carries over to the fireground
Fire engine pump pressure needs to match fire, nozzle–
Like Goldilocks looking for just the right fit, it is critical for firefighter safety and effectiveness to have the right pump pressure at the hand line
Firefighters can't get pump to work–
Firefighters have a bit of trouble extinguishing a small blaze in a field, made all the worse by amused civilians watching.
FIREGROUND : Basics of drafting–
Fire Chief Rob Wylie takes a close examination at drafting from a static water supply. Staying fresh on these skills are also important for departments served by hydrant systems in the event that those break down.