The Fire Scene: How to Avoid The "Short Stretch"

If you are an engine company firefighter, you never want to hear or say the most dreaded words in the engine company dictionary – “short stretch.” This column describes exactly what a short stretch is and then discusses how this problem can be...


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This is a basic and simple tactic for solving a problem that can result in losing the entire building or a threatened exposure. Try it, you’ll like it! n