A well equipped standpipe bag is a necessary piece of equipment for fighting a fire in a standpipe equipped building, and what you carry in it is critical.
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When your fire building involves a standpipe system there should be a big question mark in your mind if the best strategy and tactic is to utilize it or stretch from the pumper.
The URFA Field Adjustable Pressure Reducing Standpipe Valve is the only Field Adjustable Pressure Reducing Valve designed with the firefighter in mind.
In this episode we are taking the RAM XD INSIDE and operating it off of a standpipe for situations where greater volumes of water, and increased reach and penetration are needed.
In this episode Jeff Shupe reviews the historical evolution of 2” hose and its fit in today’s fire service as an intermediate size hose line, balancing high flows with mobility utilizing a 1-1/16” tip with a target flow of 240 gallons per minute.
Many departments carry Inline Pressure Gauges on engine companies for standpipe operations or have them for testing, but checking them for accuracy is an important part of their use.