Sweeping the floor in front of you with the hose stream is an important to push away debris and embers when making your advance.
INSTRUCTOR PROFILE - Ray McCormack
Ray McCormack is a Lieutenant and thirty seven year veteran of the FDNY, Fire Department of New York. He is a panel member for both the UL Fire Stream Attack Study and Coordinated Fire Attack Study. He delivered the Keynote "True Values of a Firefighter" at FDIC in 2009. He was the co creator of Urban Firefighter Magazine. He lectures on tactics, leadership and culture in the American Fire Service.
Stream movement and stream angle have a major impact on fire attack and getting water to the seat of the fire.