Attack Line Handling

Firefighter Review Session Reference: 3 Topic: Attack Line Handling Level of Instruction: Time Required: Three Hours Materials: • Two Fully Equipped Pumpers • Structure for Use in Advancing Hose References...


11. Advanced an uncharged 3-inch, 4-inch, or 5-inch line to the base of a structure, attach a wye, connect two 1-1/2-inch, 1-3/4-inch, or 2-inch

lines, charge the system, and advance the attack lines into the structure.

12. Set up, advance lines, and charge a portable master stream device.

B. The evolutions will first be reviewed by the instructor before being run with moving apparatus. All water will be discharged so a not to damage any structures or surroundings.

C. These evolutions are designed to expose the student to various methods of applying water at the fire scene. The student should already be familiar with the appliances required and the techniques involved in the evolutions. What is being emphasized here is teamwork and operating efficiency.

V . Supporting Built-In Fire Protection Systems (3-5)

A. Set up and establish a water supply from the attack pumper to a fire protective system using multiple lines of 2-1/2-inch or 3-inch hose.

B. The evolution will first be reviewed by the instructor before being run with moving apparatus. This evolution can be conducted in conjunction with

Evolution No. 7 above.

C. The evolution is designed to expose the student to the method of supporting built-in fire protection systems at the fire scene. The student should already be familiar with the appliances required and the techniques involved in the evolution. What is being emphasized here is teamwork and operating

efficiency.

SUMMARY:

Review:

Attack Line Handling

• Handlines and master streams

• Built-in fire protection system components

• Hose and nozzle selection

• Hose stream placement

• Supporting built-in fire protection systems