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What is your department's procedure for pumping into the Standpipe System?

As with so many other items in our business, when it comes to Standpipes there are multiple schools of thought as it pertains to when the F…

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When do you ventilate?  After fire to remove smoke and heat or before access to prevent smoke and heat from entering stairwell and hallway…

Started by Scott Collier

4 Nov 16, 2011
Reply by Justin Smith

High rise fire

I need a good plan for fighting fires in tall buildings, because in my station we have a good plan

Started by Rafael Molina Astua

1 Sep 25, 2011
Reply by Barry Harpur

High Rise SOP's

My Dept is cleaning house. All SOP's are out and we are starting from scratch. Long over due I might add. We are a Vol combat fire dept wit…

Started by Don Huneke

9 May 20, 2011
Reply by Lt.Richard Sartorio M.D.

Video Proof of the differences of 1 3/4", 2 1/2" , fog nozzle vs. Smoothbore. This should settle any arguement!

Brother Brian Arnold sent these to me today. Fantastic footage. http:…

Started by Mike Walker

18 Apr 23, 2011
Reply by Mike Walker

smoke movement in high rise

Hello everyone i'm looking for information , pictures , videos of smoke movement in high rise when there's a fire. Does anyone heve anythin…


0 Oct 1, 2010

Twin donut roll and self locking twin donut roll

Hey guys hope all is well. I just got a rookie school in december of 2009 I was looking at some of our JPR's and one is clean and inspect h…

Started by Ben Winford

1 Sep 23, 2010
Reply by Michael Bricault (ret)

High Rise Fires - Train the Trainer

Hello to everyone in the forum and pleasure to meet you! I have two members of my department that I am trying to send away to get trained…

Started by Carson Cross

2 May 12, 2010
Reply by Carson Cross

Denver FD high-rise pack

We have been trying to adopt high-rise packs modeled after DFD. I have been recieving flack, and one of the argument is that somewhere a fi…

Started by Russell Grant

5 Apr 12, 2010
Reply by Barry Harpur

evacuation of high rise building

Hello everyone i am looking for opinions on evacuation of high rise. In our departement do evacuate all residents on every call? or you le…


5 Jan 21, 2010

NFPA 1710

Hello everyone I need specifications on NFPA 1710. At chapter 3) it is said that the FD must be able to establish a effective wa…


0 Dec 2, 2009


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