Using a gate valve in your standpipe hook up has become a best practice tactic.

Why hook up a valve onto another valve? In this episode, Eric Tollund shows why using a gate valve in your standpipe hook up has become a best practice tactic for a variety of reasons, ultimately giving positive control to the fire attack team in various attack scenarios.

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Eric Tollund

Eric R. Tollund is a 25 year veteran of the fire service. He began as a volunteer in Durango, Colorado and now serves with the Denver Fire Department as Captain of Engine Co. 23 He has a passion for engine company operations, specifically fires in high rise and standpipe buildings and has instructed nationally on this subject.

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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.

This educational video series will be sure to leave you a better informed about nozzles, flows, your fire flow system, and engine company operations as a discipline.

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