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Training & Tactics Talk: Choosing the Proper Hoseline and Postion

May 29th, 2009


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On this month's edition of Training & Tactics Talk, Chief Douglas Cline examines hoseline selection and deployment for fire attack. Chief Cline takes a real world approach as both volunteer and career departments are seeing a decrease in manpower. Listen to see how manpower issues can influence the selection and set up of apparatus for hoseline deployment.

This podcast feeds off of last month's session of Coordination of Engine, Truck and Rescue functions. Chief Cline discusses the need for training to help personnel get the simple ideas of hoseline tactics.

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Related Links

Training & Tactics Talk: Fireground Coordination

The Engine Company and the Initial Stretch

Company Level Training - Splicing And Extending An Attack Line

Dunn's Dispatch: Proper Positioning of the First Hoseline at an Apartment or House Fire

An Analysis of Effective Fire Streams - Part 1

An Analysis of Effective Fire Streams - Part 2

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