Angling the stream at the ceiling will cool fire gases, but then it will typically follow the ceiling until it hits the back wall. In this episode Ray McCormack discusses water mapping using smooth bore nozzle stream and how the water will travel through the room based on your technique.
Ray McCormack is a Lieutenant and thirty seven year veteran of the FDNY, Fire Department of New York. He is a panel member for both the UL Fire Stream Attack Study and Coordinated Fire Attack Study. He delivered the Keynote "True Values of a Firefighter" at FDIC in 2009. He was the co creator of Urban Firefighter Magazine. He lectures on tactics, leadership and culture in the American Fire Service.View All Videos
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