The fire attack system starts with water supply, then pump, hose, and nozzle. These working together for efficiency and being properly matched are important to effective firefighting operations.
Jeff Shupe began his career in 1974 and retired from the Cleveland (OH) Fire Department in 2011. He then served briefly as a Division Chief in North Myrtle Beach (SC) Fire and Rescue. He has also served as a volunteer firefighter. He is an Ohio certified fire instructor.
He was a Field Training Officer for the State of Ohio Fire Academy for 24 years and taught for many years in basic and advanced firefighter training programs.
Shupe has authored numerous fire service articles over the years for Fire Engineering, FIREHOUSE, and FireNuggets.com. He instructs and consults on engine company and fire ground operations, procedures and practices.
He has an associate degree in Fire Technology from a community college and attended University of Cincinnati Fire Protection Engineering program.View All Videos
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