In this episode, Jerry Herbst goes over how to properly hook up to a standpipe using an Inline Pressure Gauge, High Rise Elbow, and Hydrant Gate.
While stream shapers are the norm for master stream nozzles to ensure adequate reach and penetration, in this video Brian Brush shows us the effects they have on your handline stream.
An often debated topic within the engine company discipline is which is better, the 7/8” or 15/16” size smooth bore? Both are good tips that meet and exceed the interior fire attack standard.
What type of shutoff balls are in your nozzle, and what does that mean in regards to your fire stream?
In 2000 at his FDIC keynote address, the late Andrew Fredericks stated “Even in the high-tech battlefield of today, it is the soldier with the rifle who still makes the difference in wartime.
Get ready to get down to BRASS TACKS and HARD FACTS! 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.
Jerry is a 37 year veteran of the Fire Service and is a New York State certified Training Officer. With over 25 years on the line Jerry has served in all rank positions including 6 years as Chief of Department in his local volunteer FD and ten years as a paid Deputy Chief Coordinator at the County...
Chris has been in the fire service for 20 years and is a certified Indiana State Fire Instructor II/III. He worked as a student firefighter at the University of Notre Dame, where he earned his Bachelor of Business Administration Degree, majoring in Marketing.
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.