In standpipe operations the time may occur that you stretch short or just need more working length. Using an Increaser this evolution is simplified. Specially designed to be compact and without rocker lugs, Eric Tollund breaks down how to perform this operation using one. CONNECT WITH US Click Here...
INSTRUCTOR PROFILE - Eric Tollund
Eric R. Tollund is a 25 year veteran of the fire service. He began as a volunteer in Durango, Colorado and now serves with the Denver Fire Department as Captain of Engine Co. 23 He has a passion for engine company operations, specifically fires in high rise and standpipe buildings and has instructed nationally on this subject.
Standpipe failures or access issues will lead you to Plan B or C.
Eric Tollund reviews standpipe stretch hang ups and how to overcome them.
Using a gate valve in your standpipe hook up has become a best practice tactic.
Having multiple components instead of an all-in-one solution gives you much more flexibility in your hook up.
Making a hook up on the floor below? Eric Tollund reviews what is expected of the control firefighter.