Truck Co Operations

Dry & Wet Hoseline Stretches

12/11/2012 The single most important life-saving technique that you must employ when faced with people trapped in a burning building is advancing a hoseline. Mike Kirby and Tom Lakamp discuss how, where and why to advance a dry, or uncharged, hoseline into a burning structure and when to charge it.

Weather Worries

10/22/2012 Alex Boyd, a fire captain in Alaska, offers tips and tactics for cold weather operations, covering PPE, apparatus, ice rescue, non-fire incidents like MVCs and carbon monoxide incidents, rehab, frozen hose, ladder placement and more.

Truck Company Operations at Vacant Buildings

10/09/2012 Jim McCormack addresses basic truck company duties at vacant structures, covering many topics: laddering, forcible entry, ventilation, search, building conditions, forcible entry, aerial operations and more.


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