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"Cleveland Load"

Anyone in the group actually use the "Cleveland Load" for preparing to fight apartment fires? There are a number of departments in Cuyahoga…

Started by Chuck Zerman

12 Jun 6, 2014
Reply by Mark Lee

Seat Assignments

Do any of your departments use seat assignements on the engine, if so what are they, what works well, and what doesnt work very well? We ha…

Started by Brandon Krause

4 Aug 25, 2013
Reply by Eric Michael Ziegelhofer

2 Parts: Wire/Cable cutters, and What's in your pockets?

Hi Ray. I've got the last reply on about 8 threads, and I'm beginning to feel like I'm talking to myself. Admittedly, they are mostly my op…

Started by Timothy Patrick

5 Jan 31, 2012
Reply by Timothy Patrick

What side of the door on entry?

We have been having a discussion on what side of the door you should control the door from on outward opening doors. Some Brothers are sayi…

Started by Ricky Teter

7 Jan 25, 2012
Reply by Timothy Patrick

water "pushing" fire

Recently there's been a lot of talk about water "pushing" fire. I want to know people's opinions and personal experiences of this phenomena…

Started by Dave Stacy

16 Jan 23, 2012
Reply by Timothy Patrick

Where does the 1st line go?

The photo attached is from a fire at a multi-unit conversion with 7 seperate units. Upon arrival @ 0230 hours the entire front porch was…

Started by Ricky Teter

15 Jan 22, 2012
Reply by Timothy Patrick

What is your Target Flow?

Hey brothers, I am just wondering what kind of target flow you have for your 1 3/4-inch or 1 1/2-inch attack lines. The department that I b…

Started by Shane Furuta

36 Jan 22, 2012
Reply by Timothy Patrick

Preconnect Setup

I am currently looking to see how everyone has there preconnects setup. As of right now we have our cross lay preconnects setup with a loop…

Started by David Klotz

26 Jan 17, 2012
Reply by Timothy Patrick

Wagon Pipe Nozzle??

Do you run stack tips or a fog nozzle on the wagon pipe and why??

Started by Jim Miller

5 Jan 17, 2012
Reply by Timothy Patrick


This discussion is probably one of the oldest ,and yet one of the most misinformed topics on water delivery out there. I would like to try…

Started by Paul Shapiro

24 Jan 16, 2012
Reply by Timothy Patrick


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