Extending with an Increaser (Ep #103)

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...


Extending and Securing (Episode #102)

Extending a line using a leader line tip or from a shutoff is an operation that can happen when a smaller line may be needed for maneuverability or mop up after a hit with a 2-1/2”.  In this episode Jon Hall reviews this tactic and some considerations for extending the line and securing it. CONNECT...


Half Baling (Episode #99)

Half baling, or gating the nozzle half way, can have pros and cons depending on the type of nozzle that we are using and the size of the hose line we are flowing. In this episode Jon Hall covers some points of consideration when you half bale such as impacts to flow and handling.


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Utilizing some of the country’s top engine company instructors, we are checking our emotions at the door and presenting the pros and cons of the relevant engine company topics in the fire service. Part Art. Part Science.

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