Monthly Archives: February 2018

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Standpipe Operations Part 2: Water From The Outlet To The Nozzle

Description: Part 1 of this webcast examined standpipe system components function and design. Missed part 1? Click here to view it. Part 2 will examine equipment in a standpipe accessory bag, choosing the size of hose line for standpipe operations and deployment of hose bundle folds. Viewers will learn how to determine the length of hose stretch, the number of firefighters necessary to advance a hose line from a standpipe outlet and where they must be positioned on a hose …

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Q & A: Bill Gustin on Standpipe Operations

Bill Gustin recently presented a Webcast on standpipe operations,“Standpipe Operations Part 2: Water From The Outlet To The Nozzle.” Below are some answers to the questions listeners posed to him on the subject. Q: No gloves [referring to a photo in one of the slides]? A: A fair question that I am often asked during my presentations. We put on our gloves after we mask up. Our personnel are trained to don our PPE in the following sequence: Loosen helmet …

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