The principles of nozzle team discipline are critical to ensuring an aggressive and efficient attack as Jeff shows.
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
You may also like
Steve Robertson reviews the impact of effective and ineffective stream angles in interior attacks.
The nozzle for fighting fires in high rise buildings from the floor below at an effective angle and flow rate.
Dave Fornell reviews the different types of distributor nozzles available and tactics for operation.
Deploy a multi-component standpipe kit when a second line off the same standpipe is necessary.